Week 10

Physical/Unseen Perceptions and Moments Before Sleep As a child I would keep myself up at night, marveling that every single human has such utterly different experiences. Now, years later, in the moments before sleep, I imagine a world in which our internal perceptions —those illusive and constant companions— become physical. But perhaps our internal perceptions…

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Week 10

13×12 pt. 2 Illustrating and Accompanying Week 9, “every second is a time to run barefoot through the snow and eat pomegranate seeds; every second is a time to question and imagine, to “lead out” what is folded within history so that with every second, we can move into the future.” Inspired by the myth…

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Week 9

On Re-Examining: Bare Feet, Pomegranate Seeds, and Paintings Another year is done. A new decade begun and, in the work of a second, one year hands its heft and weight to the next. At the stroke of midnight my family strip off our socks, put on our most outrageous coats, and together we run around…

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Week 8

1×1 Number 1 pt. 1 Ink, acrylic, gouache on wood. Accompanying Week 7, “The days are being swallowed by night. In this dark everything is quiet and I can feel a shifting, squirming anticipation like a theater full of people before the curtain goes up, before the projector is turned on.“

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Week 7

Winter Solstice: How to Be in the Dark The days are being swallowed by night. In this dark everything is quiet and I can feel a shifting, squirming anticipation like a theater full of people before the curtain goes up, before the projector is turned on. William Shakespeare quipped that “a great cause of the…

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Week 6

13×13 pt. 1 Gouache on wood. Accompanying and illustrating Week 5, “Perhaps everyone has two shadows. One shadow follows us, the other lies within us and disregards the presence of light. This second shadow can never really be seen, because it’s created by our histories, the places we’ve come from, our thoughts and feelings and…

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