Fly and I met many moons ago deep in the Driftless Region of Wisconsin and since then we've kept in contact by mail, sending each other occasional updates. A couple of months ago I received a packet from Fly with a number of these small accordion booklets. I want to feature three of them because I think they hit the mark.
For other work by Fly check out her wonderfulI "Peops" project which is an ongoing portrait project in which she draws a portrait of a friend and also writes about that person around the edges of their portrait, its powerful and sensitive stuff at the same time: Fly Intro | PEOPs
Fly is an illustrator, comics artist, painter, teacher, writer, musician and, since 1985 a Lower East side squatter, activist and squat historian. In 2013 Fly was the recipient of an Acker Award for "Excellence within the Avant-Garde," for her PEOPs project.
Each booklet: 4 pages double-sided, individual pages 4" (h) x 2.75" (w), when fully open 10.5".
|My City, My Home, nd|
|Bad Hair Days, 2016|