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Elaborate land art by James Brunt
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Elaborate land art by James Brunt
Originally posted on e MORFES: Artist James Brunt makes land art on beaches and forests around the UK using natural materials like rocks, leaves and sticks found on site. Brunt arranges the materials into mandala-like spirals and other elaborated patterns.
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Animated Nature
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Animated Nature
I have always ben fascinated by flight, and the movement of birds in general. There’s something rather otherworldly about it (to me) for some reason. One of the things I would truly love to see in this life is a huge murmuration of starlings. I have seen smaller ‘swarms’ of them...
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Spring, becoming Summer
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Stunning work by Jenine Shereos. I am struck by the sensitivity & delicacy of this work. To me it speaks to a deep understanding of the materials, and the ephemeral nature of beauty. Of All Things. I am looking forward to the book she is publishing on this body of work! All images below, © [&...
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Just a very few more days …
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Just a very few more days …
… and Chaotic Bodies will close at Spazio Performativo. Amazing how fast the month has gone by – I’ve been too buried in the never-ending-cold-that-should-be-spring here to actually grasp that time is really passing quite quickly, and we are over 1/4 of the way through the year....
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Residencies: A Primer
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Residencies: A Primer
I will be presenting a Professional Development talk in Edmonton on March 27th 2018. This will be an all-access Webinar, so anyone interested outside of Edmonton can participate as well. Please see the details below to register. Free for Visual Arts Alberta ~ CARFAC members, $45 to non-members. R...
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Chaotic Bodies Opening Thursday Mar 8!
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Chaotic Bodies Opening Thursday Mar 8!
I am excited to be presenting a dance-infused project in Mile Zero Dance’s Spazio Gallery! The multi-media installation Chaotic Bodies will be on view in the window gallery until April 8th, so stop by Mile Zero Dance and have a look. (after dark the work takes on a new life!) If you are in ...
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Thinking about Bodies & Control
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Thinking about Bodies & Control
I am looking toward the Opening of Chaotic Bodies this Thursday at Mile Zero Dance – and not surprisingly, I am thinking a great deal about relationship, space, and how our bodies convey information. What we communicate with gesture and movement is so vital to our understanding – to m...
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And there it was … gone!
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21st Century Nesting Practices has closed, and it’s all been packed and stored away again. So strange, that process: how things come out of boxes and wrapping to take on a life of their own for a while, and then disappear again. It was a great experience – a lovely way to come ‘...
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One more Week, and an Event!
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This is the last week that 21st Century Nesting Practices is on exhibition at the McMullen Gallery. Amazing how fast the time has gone by! The exhibition closes  on Sunday February 25th; morning of the 26th, I’ll be in the gallery, packing up the work. In the mean time though – pop in...
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Storms
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Storms
  Came across this first thing this morning. I have always been fascinated/obsessed/drawn to/entranced by thunderstorms –  this time lapse work from Mike Olbinski is gorgeous. Will have to wait several months to get even close to a real thunderstorm, so I will just have to take in Mike...
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