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I'm researching, working with biologists, and traveling all over the world to find & photograph continuously living organisms 2,000 years old or older
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rachel sussman

205 backers pledged $11,893 to help bring this project to life.

NEW **ART** rewards: Laura Holder & Monica Bradley

I'm happy to be checking in with you all today at 76% of my goal and 137 backers! I'll be making another radio appearance next week on WFMU, and have press coming out in New Zealand, Brazil and China in the coming month. But more on that later. Now I want to introduce two amazing contributions that I'd just as soon hang at my own house:

LAURA HOLDER is a powerhouse with formidable talent as an artist, designer and writer. And did I mention she's the Design Director of the Wall Street Journal Online? She's contributed "Untitled (Williamsburg Bridge, Chandelier)," where said fixture appears to loom large above the bridge against the black night sky. (Approx 11x14")

Next up is a hot potato courtesy of the intriguing artist MONICA BRADLEY whom I first met back in the day at the School of Visual Arts. Recently featured in "Dear Dave," magazine berating some household objects, Monica's piece "Pertatertot" from her series "Pathetic Still" continues her surprising juxtapositions of the everyday in her smart, wry sensibility. (11x14") (

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