Becoming
Becoming

Becoming

Jessica Esch
April 2022

From the Jessica Esch: Fill in the Blanks exhibition 

Original Statement:
"It becomes a pleasure after about the fifth, possibly the sixth draft. At that point it begins to be fun because you begin to have an inkling of what you’re trying to say. You never know what you think until you try to set it up in a sentence, maybe fish it into the net of a metaphor. The writing doesn’t get easier, but the work becomes play." -Lewis Lapham

Source:
Lewis Lapham, The Art of Editing No. 4, interviewed by Jim Holt, The Paris Review, Issue 229, Summer 2019

Details:
1938 Corona Standard typewriter
Pillsbury Funfetti blondie mix packaging 
7 1/8" x 9 1/2"

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