about this piece
With all the new building and accompanying disruption of residents in San Francisco’s Mission district, the time has come for an update to Dana’s 2009 work, Mission Miracle Mile Trilogy. As we revisit San Francisco’s Mission Street we find the latest story told with a visual poem about a fire on Mission Street in the midst of an thick stream of traffic. The divergent range of humanity on Mission Street in San Francisco, the main artery of the Mission district is displayed to tell the story of the clash of dreams and harsh reality using photocollage that integrates photographic imagery using proximity and transparency. Photomontage and design by Dana Smith. Hand bound by Dana with a coptic stitched canvas cover. Signed by the artist and blind stamped.
Dana Smith, Currently lives and maintains a studio in San Francisco, California, USA. In 2004 Dana Smith founded a fine arts digital press called Dana Dana Dana with a focus on very small edition, hand-made books, and digital monoprints that combine traditional mediums such as drawing and painting, silkscreen, woodcut, or stencil, with digital media. The books and print editions have traveled to book fairs and gallerly and museum exhibitions world wide, and are housed in libraries and private collections internationally, including: The Achenbach Foundation, San Francisco, CA, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Standford University, and Library of Congress, among others.