I recently had a think piece published in Design Week Portland’s journal—a meditation on making, and failing, and isolation, and feeling like an impostor, and pushing through it all anyway. You can read it here.
These are uncertain and tumultuous times. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the current political climate. Like many others, I’ve felt compelled to become more involved in supporting the ideas and causes that matter to me. And so, I’ve begun … Continued
A Mutterfarbe update: Brandi Katherine Herrera will be reading at Spark Central in Spokane, Washington on November 10, 2016 at 7pm. Chapbooks featuring poems from the first section of Mutterfarbe—Natürlicher (vis-à-vis land, animal)—will be available at the reading. You can … Continued
After 2 years of collaboration and experimentation with Brandi Katherine Herrera, the artist book Mutterfarbe is complete! The opening reception was held at 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, Oregon on September 8th, and included video and sound installation designed by Brandi & multidisciplinary artist Andrew Foster Glei. … Continued
For the past year, I’ve been living in the high desert of New Mexico. This is a remote place. It’s a place where land and sky unfurl, tumbling into the distance, rising and falling in dark and jagged patterns. The … Continued
The writing of Jorge Luis Borges has been a huge source of inspiration for me since I started making artist books. My interests in translation and non-linear narrative are always sparked when I read his stories or essays. Recently I found myself … Continued
Hello from Santa Fe! Broken Cloud Press is finally settling in and recovering from the chaos of the big move from Portland—and the holidays, which followed right on its heels. I look forward to 2016 and creating new work in this beautiful … Continued
Portland poet & writer Brandi Katherine Herrera spent the first half of 2015 in residency in France creating a new manuscript—experiments in translation, technology, poetry, and erasure using Goethe’s Zur Farbenlehre (Theory of Colors) as her source text. I … Continued