Solomon and Aardvark Letterpress, working together as Aardvark
Letterpress Editions, are pleased to announce a new Letterpress Edition
by Los Angeles artist Greg Colson. It is the first of two editions by
“Making the Most of Your ME TIME”
Letterpress on Arch 100% post consumer, tree free, archival paper
19 x 14"
Edition of 35
print can be seen as a schematic representation of a human figure lost
in a web of good intentions, aspirations, and 'quality of life'
analysis. It reflects a view that distraction amid extreme convenience
and constant access to information are the prevailing condition of our
time. This image has the semblance of an abstraction, but is, in fact,
a convergence (or collision) of four specific diagrammatic
1. A woman taking a relaxing bath next to a list of tips for “Making the Most of Your ME TIME.”
2. An environmental impact study of noise pollution during the hauling of debris from a construction site.
3. A workplace flowchart diagramming the procedure for renting a DVD or video.
4. An illustration cautioning against automatically believing poll numbers and survey results.
gets equal billing. The trivial and the significant exist on the same
plane of the TV or computer screen. The smallest, most insipid thing,
if it catches the media’s eye or finds it’s way to YouTube – can have
more impact than something of huge importance. This makes for a
fascinating “figure-ground” relationship.