Furikake

Exciting New Cemetery @Isetan Wisma Atria

stephen black exciting new cemetery; involvement with tiong bahru mouth, 3how, photography, Obama Search Words,video,Lorong 16,self-publishing, Fires, Singapore art from 1965-2017, Singapore Personal Art Metadata,SPOKEN,Furikake,limited editions,Contact With Shadow, the art of conversation,Flame Magnet, thumb-shaped kways, Big Homer,Beach Road, Bali Wave Ghost and i ate tiong bahru @ isetan wisma atria from September 6-October 3 The …

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Iron Fire Riceball Singapore Tour

“Art”… such a misused word. In the case of the thumb kways, the “art” label was easy to understand, in that the kways looked like thumbprints, which made them a form of self-portraiture, among other things. But now, these miso furikake riceballs… why do I label them as an artwork as opposed to, say, promotion …

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A great discount/ semi-On Kawara artwork/Fashion!?/a neologism/books/moving

Simple description: I am moving (shifting as they say in Singapore/the UK) and hope to get some of my artworks in the hands of people who understand them. Pay what you like for the following printed books:  Bali Wave Ghost, I Ate Tiong Bahru and Furikake. All of these books have received positive reviews and …

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April 23, 2016: Compung (a new word) and Iron Fire Riceball Artwork

Today at the Kampung GUI Eighth Anniversary Event, I debuted a new word and a new artwork. The new word is ‘compung’ and the new artwork was an edible social sculpture: Iron Fire Miso Riceballs. Compung sounds like, and references, kampung, the Malay language word for village or community. However, the first three letters, c …

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Inari, Bali and Snow

The Author Show audio  interview with Stephen Black on the Furikake book. On Saturday, April 23, Stephen Black will be reading and presenting the thumb kway artworks and a new artwork entitle Miso Furikake Riceballs. Details here. On April 22, this will be added to the book entitled Furikake. This is the final version of Inari, …

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Notes on an Ebook Giveaway

To celebrate Book Merah’s tenth birthday, four books were given away on Amazon: Bali Wave Ghost, Fires, Obama Search Words and Furikake. Stephen Black, the author of three of the books and the founder of Book Merah was based in Bali at the time of the event. He has also lived in Singapore for most of …

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Book Merah Giveaway

Hello…. Thanks for your interest! It is difficult to believe that Book Merah is ten years old! So much has happened and the journey has been very eventful! Click here if you would like to know more about Book Merah’s history. At the bottom of this post is a video in which I talk about …

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Writing Furikake (a short story from the Furikake book)

So… I wrote Furikake, a collection of short stories, in 2009. I did no publicity, saying that I would bite the bullet and expect no sales until I could publicize Furikake when I had completed eight other books. Furikake is on Amazon, where you can see the cover I created and called the “worst cover …

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