Kest Schwartzman is a metalsmith trained at Massachusetts College of Art. She has been making masks for over a decade. She is now embarking on a journey to make a mask for every creature in the 1969 version of Borges' "The Book of Imaginary Beings" as translated by Norman Thomas Di Giovanni
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Pattern, laid out.
Even after spending ridiculous amounts of time on patterns, you can see- I change them on the metal.
And here he is formed.
I wasn't content with his coloration, though, so into the pickle he went