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Re: BOOK_ARTS-L Digest - 30 Jan 2000 to 31 Jan 2000 (#2000-30)



Live matches can ignite if you put a display light too
close.
This can happen by accident.
As any fireman will tell you, there are three requirements
for
fire. Oxygen, fuel, and heat.
Art

-----Original Message-----
From: Robbin Ami Silverberg <DobbinMill@AOL.COM>
To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
<BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU>
Date: Wednesday, February 02, 2000 10:18 AM
Subject: Re: BOOK_ARTS-L Digest - 30 Jan 2000 to 31 Jan 2000
(#2000-30)


>Does anyone know if matches can ignite under exhibition
lighting?  I have
>made several artist books using actual matches - one is now
in exhibition and
>I was asked by the curator if the matches could ignite.  It
seems unlikely
>and I (and other artists) have used matches in work without
ever having a
>problem - so I'm not particularly worried but I thought I'd
ask.  Also: does
>anyone know of a solution - a fluid or material  - that I
could use that
>would make the matches un-ignitable?  I do not want to
remove the
>'match-heads' as their color adds to the book AND, more
importantly, their
>use is part of the content.
>- Robbin Ami Silverberg
>    Dobbin Books, NYC
>    DobbinMill@aol.com
>
>
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