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Eyes as Big as Plates - The book! Featuring over 50 portraits, field notes and behind the scenes stories from seniors around the world.
Eyes as Big as Plates - The book! Featuring over 50 portraits, field notes and behind the scenes stories from seniors around the world.
Eyes as Big as Plates - The book! Featuring over 50 portraits, field notes and behind the scenes stories from seniors around the world.
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    1. Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen Creator on

      Dear Antonia, great to hear that you are enjoying your book! It so happened that we chose to put 16000 pieces of carefully selected, pressed and glued leaves onto the cover of the book, to make each copy unique, instead of between the pages of the book. We hope you appreciate your special copy and wish you a lovely week ahead!

      Dear Marmæl, sorry for our extremely late reply to your lovely recommendation, we just noticed your message now and will enjoy som Dali and Gala time to celebrate the new year - thank you!

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      Antonia Yordanova on

      Hey guys, great book, thanks! The only thing is I never got my piece of vegetation pressed between the pages of my print xD

    3. Marmæl
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      Hi again! I just saw this and think you might appreciate it too: "Naked Nudes: At Home With Salvador And Gala Dali (1955)" (Totally safe for work fun photos that reminds me of your project.)
      https://flashbak.com/naked-nudes-home-salvador-gala-dali-1955-388574/

    4. Tracy Guzeman on

      Congratulations! Such fantastic news, and so well deserved. I will (continue to) be rooting for Eyes as Big as Plates!

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      Katy omond on

      Hi I funded this but have never received my book. Can you let me know how I can get my copy please x x

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      carol barnwell on

      I received my copy just now and cannot wait for this evening to get a glass of wine and sit with it at leisure. What a labor of love! Many thanks, tried to attach a photo but it won't take it.

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      Annette Mauer on

      Your book has arrived in Australia! It is not creative only beautiful book but a heart warming and loving creative endeavour.
      Congratulations.

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      eestireet on

      I am so excited that the books are on the way - I honour the work you have done to make this happen - and the timing of it, with Jaani - the longest day of the year, for the longest journey to realize this. Congratulations! Have a wonderful solstice celebration. Cannot wait to have this treasure in my hands.

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      Katrice Horsley on

      Wonderful!! and what a day to post them - Midsummer - seems rather prosaic! I am now a little upset that I will be working overseas for a week and not be there to hold it in my hands straight away! Well done! Congratulations and all the other words to celebrate achievement.

    10. Coline Pannier on

      Way to go ladies, you're almost there! Manufacturing is ruthless, you have all my support and sympathy. Looking forward to receiving the book whenever it's ready :)

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      Jeff Feierfeil on

      Are we going to get email updates with shipping/tracking information so we can be on the lookout for these books?

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      Rowann Gilman on

      I am SO excited about this!

    13. Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen Creator on

      Thank you for all your cheering, these comments make us glow with happiness!

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      Barbara Felicetti on

      I'm happy to wait and delighted with news as "Eyes as big as plates" moves forward. The care and thoughtfulness you both show makes this all the more worthwhile. If you come to Philadelphia, I'd be happy to provide "digs" or invite you to supper. Ha! maybe your backers will start supper clubs to celebrate publication.

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      Pius Haas on

      Alltings done passionate follow theire own time scale but will express all that passion thereafter. So waiting is part of the beaty of "Eyes as Big as Plates" and will be rewarded when the artcollection arrives. Go the passionate way!

    16. Erik Istrup on

      A book is ready when it is ready! Good luck!

    17. Patricia Hoffman on

      Congrats! I'm looking forward to watching the process. Best of Luck!

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      Katy omond on

      Ps from Scotland great Britain x

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      Katy omond on

      Congratulating ladies. I can't wait for my finished treat! !!! It's such a delight to be part of something celebrating our wonderful older generation. Well done and good luck with the next bit! Katy x

    20. Eri Kashima on

      Congratulations from Australia! Looking forward to seeing how this pans out from here :) have a nice day!

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      carol barnwell on

      From Houston, TX, USA so delighted to witness the support for your creative talents. Brava! Can't wait for the final product. I hope the fact that family, friends and strangers alike recognize your talent gives you both much joy. CEB

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      PIEDAD RIVADENEIRA on

      I'm celebrating for you two!!! Congratulations! Enjoy the journey!

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      Maria Luise Breithaupt on

      I am very happy to see , that you two are following a very good idea full of passion....Congratulations for your sucess...I am looking very much forewards to see the book...

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      ian wright on

      Many Many Congratulations you two, what a lovely journey - you so deserve it. I can't wait to see the book, keep having fun! X

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      Ingrid Krohn-Hansen on

      Grattis Karo og Riitta!! Gleder meg stort til å se resultatet, og er såååå glad på deres vegne :)

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      Peta Murray on

      Congratulations. I am so thrilled this next iteration of your remarkable project will go ahead. It has been a source of inspiration, wonder and delight.

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      Mattie O'Brien on

      Very Happy to see this Kickstarter! I saw your exhibit last October, 2015, in Hancock, MI USA. My husband and I were visiting our son at Michigan Technical University there. I felt so lucky to be able to see your works in person! In 1985 I lived in Finland and went to Gymnasium in Porvoo, Finland. Hankcock, MI is the sister-City for Porvoo. Thank you so much for having a show there.

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      Laura Thompson on

      As an aspiring photographer and artist who has been looking at mythology and people's connection (and disconnection) to nature, I've found your work so inspirational since I saw it several years ago (and even wrote about it in my dissertation!) I was so happy to find out you're making a book! You two are the best and cannot wait to see what else you come up with :)
      Laura

    29. Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen Creator on

      Thank you Nina! Agnes is really enjoying all the attention - we will pass on your compliments and look forward to sharing the rest of the series with you! Thank you so much for your support!

    30. Nina WikstromAguilar on

      The picture of the old woman with her crown of twigs is one I added to my Pinterest feed over a year ago! So I'm sure I'll enjoy the rest. XO, Nina

    31. Karoline Hjorth & Riitta Ikonen Creator on

      Thank you Deb! We look forward to meeting you too!

    32. deb conner on

      Delighted you have reached 100%. Such beautiful pics and a great project. Look forward to meeting you in NY or Norway!