The world has become the stage for art as for anything else, and the results are astounding. Imagine an exhibition with over 500 international artists participating? This was the brainchild of artist Matthew Rose. What began as a virtual collaboration, eventually culminated in a real show that had people lining up around the block in New York 2009 "A Book About Death."Matthew Rose, had artists produce postcard size works which were then given away to those attending the New York exhibition.

Three artists who participated in this important show were William Everston from the US, Belgian artist Ria Vanden Eynde and our own Susan Shulman. And, from that event an artists’collective under the name Seeking Kali was inspired, and their project. In 2010, after meeting on Facebook and discovering a common interest in the mythical goddess Kali, they decided to combine their talents. Disseminating their work through the social media, that since have become both the forum and the inspiration for this talented trio has since expanded their collaboration to setting up a blog, mail art, videos, performances, two-dimensional work in a variety of media, a portfolio of prints and group exhibitions. What they have ultimately created is a virtual studio, where ideas and works of art are shared with artists from around the globe. The Book About Death – conceived by artist Matthew Rose, had artists produce postcard size works which were then given away to those attending the New York exhibition. In a natural creative segue, the Collective, which is now Susan Shulman and William Evertson, has now expanded their production to graphic novels under the title Kaloicorp Art Mysteries. They are in a limited edition, not mass-produced, each created by hand, and each a work of art in itself. The Kali Collective are also involved with theatre production, video and posters, and… you get the idea, the Internet sky’s the limit!

 
Susan Shulman
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Susan Shulman, Kali Gypsy Magic
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Art Mysteries 6, cover
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Art Mysteries 3, cover
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Art Mysteries 3, page detail
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August, 2012 - First dedicated exhibition to Kali Collective, The Second Avenue Firehouse Gallery, Bayshore, NY
February, 2012 - The Kali Edition is archived into the collection of The State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

 
www.seekingkali.com/(lien externe)
http://seekingkali.blogspot.com(lien externe)
http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1591577271/kalicorp-art-mysteries-graphic-novel-series(lien externe)
Kalicorp Art Mysteries - Graphic Novel Series on Kickstarter which teams up with Amazon to fund thousands of creative projects around the world giving creative people the opportunity to share their visions and the chance to raise capital to continue their projects.