To construct the journal, I used a whole bunch of vintage papers, either music sheets or songbooks. I pulled some magazine cuttings that had to do with music or whatever I was journaling about.
‘Hurting music’ was my father’s expression, very fitting with the blue pantone.
This song is my ‘it’ song right now. You know that one song that perfectly encompasses what you are going through during a certain period in your life? This is the one for my life at this very moment.
The left side is a fold open panel.
It opens up to reveal the playlist for my father’s wake, in March. I really wanted to write this one down because the music that night was both saddening and healing. I want to remember some of his favorites.
The Rolling Stones’s patch had to live in this journal. I wore that t-shirt of 5 years straight. Plus, the story on that page is quite moving. On the left side, that piece of papers opens up to show a confession…
Loved making this one too. Thanks for looking!