photo by Kate Black
Yesterday morning, I concluded Molly Crabapple’s Week in Hell, an experiment in drawing past the limits of artistic endurance.
In 5 champagne and caffeine soaked days, I created 270 feet of art, all presold in June to kickstarter backers for over $25,000.
Musicians, muses and press came to visit me,
including accordianist Jason Savvy,
burlesque star Amber Ray
and Stoya, who needs no intro.
I livestreamed for three hours every day, torturing backers with my limited musical tastes and amusing them when I collapsed into a shaking ball on Wednesday
I couldn’t even be roused from the bed to do press. No I couldn’t
As I’ve left the hotel, it’s started to feel like a surreal dream, and I almost can’t believe that I defeated the inky wall beast. But I did
In March 2012, there will be a book about it
Thank you comrades for making this possible.
I might do a more press ready blog entry soon, but right now, this is what I got
It broke me. I broke it. We both maybe left for the better.
All photos except the top by Steve Prue