What did you find most interesting about Daniel Flohr? Georg Daniel Flohr observed the world around him every day of his journey. He was a young man from a relatively uneducated background on an exciting and frightening adventure,
How does this project relate to your studio practice? I am a printmaker that works mostly in relief prints: woodcut and linoleum. I keep several journals: a travel journal when I travel, a sketchbook for my studio practice, and a daily journal of my thoughts upon waking. These will never have the historical import of Georg Daniel Flohr’s journal, as they are by nature very personal. However I can relate to the impulse to record one’s days and impressions. My book and poster for this project are extensions of my travel journal practice, which is related to my background in illustration. I chose to illustrate Georg Flohr (GF) and his voyage with my own vocabulary of shapes and images using linoleum prints and collage.