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I’m back! Back in the Laugarvatn groooove

Many years since I was here, on the glacier I was passin’ my time away To the left and to the right, volcanoes towering to the sky It’s outta sight in the dead of night Here I am, and in this land, with a fistful of króna And baby, you’d better believe I’m back! Back… Continue reading I’m back! Back in the Laugarvatn groooove

Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Unclassified

Kickstarter update #24 is up!

Dear Backers,  Hope you have been enjoying your holiday celebrations {if you celebrate} and/or enjoying time away from the daily grind. Quiet time is always good! I want to thank you all again for your support. Items have been gradually shipping, making their way out to you since November 2015.   Some items take a bit… Continue reading Kickstarter update #24 is up!

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings

random thoughts

screen printing on glass screen printing on metal sandblasting and carving glass tig or mig= pros & cons of both bringing a kiln home A co-Gullkistan-AiR, conspirator and colleague, Susan Williams shared some fun images she took when I was setting up the kiln for its 1st firing. Some deserve to be flip-booked, anyways, here are… Continue reading random thoughts

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter

otherworldy time travels

Andrei and I camped out at the glacial lagoon. On the ocean side. Thankfully, I woke at 4am, just in time to quickly move our vehicle before the tide over took us! This was definitely a water filled day. I snapped the image above as I recorded the water sounds. Sinking the hydrophone between the… Continue reading otherworldy time travels

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dream time

the days here are growing long as my time here grows short.  full disclosure: I do not want to return to Toronto. It’s beautiful here. And as most of you know, who ever actually reads this, I love Iceland and think you could pretty much plop me down anywhere on the island and I would… Continue reading dream time

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter

Gullkistan

Approximately 20 days left. Already this brings a heaviness to my heart. My time away brings the awareness forward…  While in the end I was in love with Taos, New Mexico I was happy to move on, break up. Iceland feels profound, like coming home. Like my first time visiting Taos. And while I enjoy Reykjavik,… Continue reading Gullkistan

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter

Trip to Laugarvatn

Vatn means water. I split taxi faire with two artists also heading to Gullkistan. Turns out Gull means: gold. Kistan means chest. Chest of gold (think pirate treasure) is where I am staying and that is the name of one of the mountains near-by. Day 2 (Gullkistan): Everyone went to bed early last night. it… Continue reading Trip to Laugarvatn

Artist Residencies · creation & developement 2014-15 · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings · Unclassified

Iceland AiR support

So, I am in Brooklyn. I totally forgot about these antlers I purchased back in … December/November? And had shipped to Clare’s. Anyways, here they are! They’re really nice! Old. Two points are missing, but nice just the same. My plan was/is to use them in photo shoots and make moulds off of the antlers,… Continue reading Iceland AiR support

Artist Residencies · Iceland: Kickstarter · Inspiration/Musings

Prepping towards Iceland

I am currently finishing up Metal + Glass classes, deciding (still!) what to bring/ship to Brooklyn towards further experiments and shipping remaining items over to Iceland in March (when I return from Brooklyn). The other day I stumbled upon even more folders of images from the 2012 trip to Iceland and have started to sift… Continue reading Prepping towards Iceland

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Iceland or Bust II

OM Thor’s beard!!  The campaign has reached its goal!!!  Shouting out the Immigrant Song as sung by Karen O!!   Sending immediate thank you’s and hugs to the family members, friends, supporters and allies that took the time to check out my KickStarter campaign, pledge money and/or share the campaign link! Immense gratitude! Valkyries: Charles Teran!! Charlie!!!!!… Continue reading Iceland or Bust II