Day 350

The Final Part to “In Which a Story Unfolds” Ink on paper and video Today’s drawing, writing, and video-reading (see below) were completed within 24 hours. Much of what I have learned of life and the world, is from books. This isn’t to say that I haven’t had adventures and experiences, for I have. I’ve…

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Day 348

Sibling Visión: Nadia: The Final Part* Digital photograph “Sibling Visión” is inspired by my sister Sonja (SDEDM), how she and I have grown and changed side by side. It isn’t often that two friends are thrust together by the chance of birth and genes, but fifteen years ago we were. We first met early in…

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Day 346

Organic Interbeing: Inspired by bell hooks’ Quote “interbeing and interdependency as the organic relationship of all living things” Ink on paper When I first read bell hook’s writing, her words slipped past my fingers as the pages turned, her words seeped into me.  Eleven words in hooks’ book “The Will to Change” reminded me that…

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Day 341

Imagination and Reality or Chromoluminarism: Inspired by Neo-Impressionsim Acrylic on canvas In 1886, art critic Félix Fénéon coined the term Neo-Impressionism. The movement began with Georges Seurat’s painting “A Sunday on La Grande Jatte”. Seurat used a painting technique called “divisionism” or “Chromoluminarism”: instead of mixing colors, Seurat placed colorful dots next to each other…

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Day 338

Grace Lin: Within the Spiral Eye Watercolor, ink, India ink on paper Stories have the power to transport us into other places, other times, and into the lives other people. Only within stories do we even get close to becoming someone else. The sometimes fictional recounting of life and thought and emotion, the act of…

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