I was inspired by this interview. I enjoy being a critic. My approach – monitoring and reporting on how a piece of writing or artwork affects me, bringing out any associations or ideas inspired by the piece. It is hard to stay focused on that type of effort intentionally. There are certain blockages. I am activated by community, not competition.
I’m enjoying the artwork of Tamara Gonzales today. Not a fiber artist, but an artist using fiber.
Recently I have been spray painting through lace. This has allowed me to make paintings with an economy of surface that still contains my favorite things; Baroque churches; rose windows; altars; pattern; decoration; excess and gaudiness.
Politics is perhaps no longer, as it was in the so-called anti-globalization movement, a struggle for and with visibility. Resistance is about the cultivation of invisibility, opacity, anonymity, and resonance.
Mystical Anarchism, by Simon Critchley, from Faith of the Faithless
This is the most scholarly article I have read in a long time. I am interested in the application of principles of “invisibility, opacity, anonymity, and resonance.” Not only in politics. It’s provocative.
Rename the website “quieter”?
I’m serving as co-editor on the upcoming issue of qarrtsiluni! Excited about this issue!