Week 12

34×34 pt. 1 Illustrating and accompanying Week 11, “But even with this physicality, even with art’s generous and challenging guidance, the perspective we are closest to is also the one we need to learn about most; the perspective that is, and always will be, with us: our own.“ This 34″ piece is inspired by Look…

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Week 11

Chapter 6: Physical/Unseen Perceptions and Moments Before Sleep Sleepless Noticing 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…

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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

Chapter 5: On Re-Examining, Bare Feet, Pomegranate Seeds, and Paintings New Year and Myth 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…

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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

Chapter 4: Winter Solstice and How to Be in the Dark Contentment Within Darkness 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…

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