Poetry. With 25 illustrations by the author.In a remote area modulators are singing slowly before disappearing intostarlite lounges. The growers are tiny hands that weave in space. Theacrobatics of their patterns is on automatic, variations on the same theme,strands twisting through space, incorporating the various rooms. A threadreaches out seeking a place to latch onto, twisting precariously over aminiature hearth.
Toni Simon is a multimedia artist living in Brooklyn who has contributed illustrations and cover art to many books of poetry and magazines. She illustrated CONTRADICTA: APHORISMS by her husband Nick Piombino (Green Integer, 2010) and has collaborated with and illustrated books by poets Joanna Fuhrman, Laynie Browne and Stacy Doris. Simon's drawings have been exhibited at the Drawing Center and A.I.R. Gallery in NYC. Her video animations, paintings and sculpture can be viewed at her web site.Author City: BROOKLYN, NY USA