December 9, 2017
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Love starts when fear ends. December 9, 2017

Love starts when fear ends was inscribed in the entryway of the Egyptian Pavilion at this year’s Venice Biennale. The exhibit featured a multi-sensory film by artist […]
December 8, 2017
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Conceive, seize, take hold of, December 8, 2017

The etymology of a word often directs my art-making, especially when I am uncertain of a path. I’ll take a word, look at its origins, synonyms/antonyms, […]
December 7, 2017
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Accept the Realities/Strength is subtle, December 7, 2017

Redacting text lives high on my list of techniques for manipulating words, whether found or my own. I don’t remember the origins of the text for today’s […]
December 6, 2017
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Cope, December 6, 2017

There’s this quote from Martha Stewart that circles through my thoughts regularly: “It’s okay to overreact, but never panic.” As I get older, I learn daily […]
December 5, 2017
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What survives, December 5, 2017

As part of my Advent practice, I enjoy receiving and reading posts from other writers and artists who join me in this daily observation. My friend […]
December 4, 2017
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You too will find your strength, December 4, 2017

Today is Rainer Maria Rilke’s birthday. I read his poems, letters and writings regularly, as those of you who follow me know. His words find their […]