Issue 28 is an edition of 1000 hand-numbered ceramic lottery balls. One ball contains a genuine diamond. The other 999 each have a cubic zirconia inside.
The balls were made in Oakland, CA by Atelier Dion. Caitlyn Galloway hand-painted each one.
- Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin
Jason Fulford is a photographer and co-founder of J&L Books. He is a Guggenheim Fellow and a contribution editor at Blind Spot. His pictures have been described as open metaphors, and featured in Harper’s, the New York Time Magazine, and on book jackets for Don Delillo, Bertrand Russell, Jorge Luis Borges, Terry Eagleton, Ernest Hemingway and Richard Ford. He is a frequent lecturer at universities.
Tamara Shopsin is a graphic designer and illustrator whose work has been featured in The New York Times, Good, Time, Wired, and Newsweek. She is the author of the memoir Mumbai, New York, Scranton, designer of the 5 Year Diary, and co-author with Jason Fulford of the children’s book This Equals That (2014). She is also a cook at her family’s restaurant in New York.
More info on Jason Fulford can be found here.
More info on Tamara Shopsin can be found here.
- ATELIER DION
ATELIER DION is a small scale, custom ceramic fabrication and production studio, owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Jay and Rie Dion. Since 2010, they have been working with artists, designers, and small business owners to design and fabricate handmade ceramic pieces in Oakland, California. They strive to continue the tradition of potters serving a local community by building close relationships with their clients through their commitment to craftsmanship and local manufacturing.
More info on Atelier Dion can be found here.