Ayatana, Sanskrit āyatana (“field” or “base”), in Buddhist philosophy, the field of cognition. Human physical existence consists of 12 ayatanas: the 6 cognitive faculties (5 sense organs and the mind) and the 6 corresponding categories of objects. From the 19th of September to the 26th I took part in the Infinitesimal Ayatana Research Program. Situated… Continue reading Ayatana research residency pt1
noun the use of either naturally occurring or deliberately introduced microorganisms or other forms of life to consume and break down environmental pollutants, in order to clean up a polluted site. I am super fascinated in how I might introduce microorganisms into sculptural works (soil based, plant based) perhaps through Mycoremediation fungal bioremediation. I am… Continue reading bi·o·re·me·di·a·tion
via Daily Prompt: Graceful Thanks for visiting- May I suggest listening to the following as you read and ponder the images here? Autumnal colours found in the Ascophyllum nodosum, Fucus spiralis aka Bladderwrack/Fucus vesiculosus. In the past I’ve dreamt of harvesting seaweeds… I find the worlds here graceful in their ruggedness. The young, raw nature. (repeat) Geological… Continue reading Graceful : Time
March topic: “What inspires you?” Early on I’ve always felt a bit displaced.. not of ‘this’ world. My inspiration has always come from this other place. Along the way I’ve come across or have been introduced to people, musicians, artists, writers that remind me of this other-worldliness. Karl Gustav Jung, Joseph Campbell, Jamake Highwater, Norton Juster’s- The Phantom Tollbooth,… Continue reading inspiration
The future is here, it’s just unevenly distributed. – William Gibson My war pony is a Batavus Personal Bike. Taking me from point A to point B, grocery shopping, picnicking, going to shows, vending, Ikea runs, et al. I don’t wear a helmet. Primarily due to the fact that up until August 13th this year… Continue reading Future endeavors
Broken… v. Past participle of break. adj. 1. Forcibly separated into two or more pieces; fractured: a broken arm; broken glass. 2. Sundered by divorce, separation, or desertion of a parent or parents: children from broken homes; a broken marriage. 3. Having been violated: a broken promise. 4. a. Incomplete: a broken set of books.… Continue reading Broken
I wish that I could stay on top of blogging but other things get in the way. Workshops, classes, Facebook!!, experimentation, filling orders etc., etc. Something I’ve been wanting to super desperately share is happening soon!! So, I think it is safe to now mention it..? Back in January I received a message from Pascal… Continue reading Art, fear & video tapes.