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Humility

Humility

Difficult it is, mostly impossible, to catch even the most fleeting glimpse of the world as it was for our animist ancestors. Tainted by technology, our contemporary worldview leaves little or no room for mystery or magic.

Grass

Grass

Does place have an effect on my work? If so, how do I recognize it? Or does it take someone else to point it out to me?

Place

Place

Musings on the idea of place, both actual and mythical. My history includes living in three places, San Francisco, Santa Fe and Marfa, which have prevalent, public mythologies in many ways at odds with the real. In the difference between the real place and the form a particular place takes root in our imagination we create our own private mythology.

Isolation

Isolation

Looking back on this post after more than a year I would probably make some edits as my situation has changed, but it’s important I think to leave it as is. It is a true reflection of a place and time which has now slipped into personal history.

Home

I once was a dancer and a pianist and a painter and a writer, trying them on to see if they would fit. I eventually chose one – painting – and devoted myself to it. I now find I have returned to wanting to do it all again. Music and video and painting,...