Randy Adams

Randy Adams (aka runran) – digital artist

Those who remember the trAce Online Writing Community (1995-2005) won’t have forgotten our fearless editor-at-large Randy Adams (aka runran). He was an indispensable part of the team, and an accomplished digital artist in his own right.

Randy died in 2014, way too soon, and is missed by many.  He was a man of contradictions – tough, spirited, and straight-talking, but endlessly kind, supportive, clever, and supremely talented. He always had time to help upcoming artists in the early years when the very notion of digital art and literature were too new to be taken seriously. We miss him a great deal.

His good friend and former colleague at trAce, the digital designer Chris Joseph, has recreated Randy’s blog  at https://remixworx.com/runran/site/ . The collection includes several of his early digital works, in addition to his writing, audio work and photographs. The bulk of Randy’s digital work is still available on the remixworx site he founded at https://remixworx.com/?cat=14 . Please visit and enjoy this fascinating collection.

Baba's Box
Baba’s Box: cloth-lined drawer from my grandmother’s travel trunk, rope, beeswax, rusted metal, burnt linen, manipulated/etched photographic print, tassles from iconostasis, cloth flowers gathered from cemeteries, cut-tin angel, star made from sardine tin, portion of a Christmas calendar, small granite rock, Christ medallion, red ribbon, spring. https://remixworx.com/runran/site/

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