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 5

Chapter 3: Shadow Examining   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 memories. This second shadow can only…

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Week 3

Chapter 2: Imagination Navigation and Internal Mapping Maps Inside Heads As a child, my house was full of maps (1), on the walls, tucked into folders, printed onto pillows, I would run my little fingers over them connecting place to place, but I always preferred to navigate by imagination. I would begin with the empty…

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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 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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