Saturday, December 1, 2012

cutting and pasting

Thanks to Paper Presentation on West 18th for supplying all the design products needed for both the RETTOCAMME Inc and returning client Sparkhouse Media holiday cards. It made for some fun Saturday morning one-stop shopping!

Lots of cutting and pasting ahead to get these two original pop-up card designs underway and in the mail...

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Fragile City

Greetings from RETTOCAMME HQ in Brooklyn. We hope everyone in our community is well, or at least on their way to recovery! Let us know if you need any help - we have lots of friends that do great things!

If you are a budding art collector who wants to contribute to the Hurricane Sandy relief efforts, please consider purchasing an original "Fragile City" artwork. These delicate, abstract cityscapes are hand-cut by Emma Cotter from used Con Ed envelopes. All proceeds, after processing fees, will be re-directed to the Mayor's Fund and specified for Sandy relief. Please visit our Etsy store to purchase:

attention gallery and fundraising folks: Framed versions may be available for charity auctions. Please email for details.

p.s. thank you Con Ed for keeping the power on in Park Slope during both Sandy and the following Nor' is hard to cut paper by candlelight.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Girl Industries

Thank you Girl Industries for sending along bottle caps all the way from the UK and for posting about RETTOCAMME!

Check out the post here:

Thursday, October 4, 2012

wedding place cards by RETTOCAMME Design

A recent RETTOCAMME Design project: 160 hand embossed, Manhattan-themed place cards for a lovely NYC based couple who got married at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu, California. I had so much fun making these and the wedding was stunning! Congrats to the happy couple....

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Songs of Travel

RETTOCAMME dancers Marcia Brooks and Emma Cotter perform in "Songs of Travel" at Vertical Player Repertory in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn Thurs 7/1/12 and Fri 7/13/12 at 8 pm $20 suggested donation

Saturday, May 19, 2012

RETTOCAMME at Bronx River Arts Center

Emma Cotter in a RETTOCAMME performance 
with Gabriela Salazar's public sculpture: "For Closure"
 presented by Bronx River Arts Center,
during a reception for the artist. 
Photo by John Frame.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

MAY 2012 EVENTS: Bronx to Brooklyn

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Bronx River Arts Center presents:
"For Closure" Reception with Gabriela Salazar and RETTOCAMME

Friday, May 18th, 2012
Vertical Player Repertory presents:
Songs of Travel: a non-traditional song recital
featuring RETTOCAMME dancers: Marcia Brooks and Emma Cotter

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Happy Earth Day!

"Salvaged Chakras", Emma Cotter, 2011. 
672 used bottle caps sewn together with steel wire.
now available on Etsy 

Monday, March 26, 2012

what next?

many thanks to all who came out to DUMBO yesterday for RETTOCAMME's latest wacky gallery happening, and for rolling the dice, rattling the rattles, dressing to the nines and drinking the wine! Negotiations for our next venue already in the works...
photo: John Frame self portrait with the RETTOCAMME "choreo dice"

Friday, February 3, 2012