I am taking a modern poetry class online, ModPo, and a young man with autism, Dan Bergman, was part of the latest discussion. I worked with autistic students as part of my career as a speech therapist, and I was very happy to meet Dan virtually. He was live and on camera with Al Filreis.
This brief video just enchanted me. The man, the story, the art! I find myself deeply attracted to this work. I have always loved lists, catalogues, field guides of any kind, anything that involves visual discernment. Blackstock’s work takes it to a whole new level. Especially when one considers the breadth of it! WWII aircraft,
This review of an exhibition of work by the artist Thomas Nozkowski gave me such pleasure. What beautiful reproductions, too!
I almost didn’t post this because, well, it is just really hard to read. I was weeping through much of it, sinking deep into the sorrow for all things lost as a result of our greed, our acquisitiveness, our sheer numbers. Our obliviousness! So, it is in the spirit of not being oblivious, of taking
Lucky enough to have such rad friends who write poetry that is relatable, contemporary and heartfelt. Happy to share fellow reader Michelle’s poetry with you here– LINK TO CHAPBOOK I love the food references especially, as well as the accessible language — I also think it’s very cool Michelle spent her stimulus cash on poetry
I learned about The Alternative Limb Project in HI FRUCTOSE magazine – here’s a link to check it out: https://thealternativelimbproject.com/ The intersection of art and science is always beautiful 🙂
Take these seven minutes and run with them…
Here is a link to a deeply moving, thought provoking interview with Richard Powers. It is rather lengthy but worth setting aside some time for.
I found these images so mesmerizing, evocative. I found my mind wandering as I looked at them, exploring the landscapes, inventing narrative. And wondering, wondering, wondering.
On February 7, 1979, Pluto crossed over Neptune’s orbit and became the eighth planet from the sun for twenty years. A study in 1988 determined that Pluto’s path of orbit could never be accurately predicted. Labeled as “chaotic,” Pluto was later discredited from planet status in 2006. Today, I broke your solar system. Oops.My bad.