Feed the Monster

B.A. Lampman
An art journal for people who miss getting letters in the mail
Created 31 Jan 2021
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  • Ink is the Drug I'm Thinking Of
    01 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 2 9
    Welcome to the latest issue of Feed the Monster, a monthly art journal for people who miss getting letters in the mail. Journal page from 2006, with image from opposite page bleeding through. I’ve alw...
  • Dementia sketchbook
    31 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 2 5
    Welcome to the latest issue of Feed the Monster, a monthly art journal for people who miss getting letters in the mail (…and for those who seek to feed the monster! You know who you are). The past mon...
  • Chambermaids and Strippers, Redux
    30 Jul 2021 • 4 min read • 2 12
    Welcome to the latest issue of Feed the Monster, a monthly art journal for people who miss getting letters in the mail. A decorated envelope from the early 80’s. Name is removed to protect the guilty....
  • No Thinking Allowed
    30 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 7 20
    NO THINKING ALLOWED This month’s installment is so named because I remember coming across those three words in a journal from several years back, writ large in black ink-brush. Seems I’ve always been ...
  • Vulnerability is Punk AF
    30 May 2021 • 5 min read • 3 6
    Last month I “dropped” my new collage class, and then started to worry about how it would come across. Was I too awkward? Did I stress certain things too much, other things too little? Was it funny wh...
  • Rock Stars in the Living Room
    01 May 2021 • 2 min read
    Last month I wrote about needing a break from my Life’s Work project, and turning to collage for some sweet relief. I idly mused that I might resume work on a collage tutorial video I had mapped out o...
  • Collage to the Rescue
    28 Mar 2021 • 5 min read • 2 4
    Joan, 2021, collage and acrylic paint on cradle board, 20X24 inches. I hit a wall with my Life’s Work project—my visual memoir about my mother’s dementia and my difficulties with caretaking—and was fo...
  • One Night in November 2012
    02 Mar 2021 • 5 min read • 4 18
    After I fractured my ankle, as I’ve complained far and wide, I was stuck living on my bed for five weeks and was unable to work in my studio. Getting back into the swing of things took a while, which ...
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