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When I am Sleepy

 

When I am sleepy, when I watch Monet’s willow from behind the soldier’s arm

When I think how he decided to stay, decided not to fight, to sublimely ignore

The revolution…

 

I think about how childhood must be, how dreams are, how there must be a place we can go that is not of this world, though it may be in it. How our minds can set their boundaries at the last quivering leaf, the 80th layer of blue, and then after that, be it war, or want, or misery, that lay beyond it, it simply fades to black.

-Nina Alvarez

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I am going to take the photo archive off of this site and start posting a photo a day at http://gordianknot.wordpress.com.

Much like here, I will post things I have created as well as those that speak to me. I will write about the process of making pictures and the process of experiencing pictures other people make. This will be a way to bridge the work here and at philthyart.com. I hope you enjoy.

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rickpointbw.jpgOkay, so I’ve been in this studio a total of 15 hours in the past 3 days and it isn’t even mine. But who doesn’t love to be in someone else’s studio, telling them how to sexify it? Together, Rick Wright (guy pointing at his photos) and I  have turned his work shed of a studio into a virtual salon.

Why? Besides the fact that it needed it, it was for Studio Tours, a yearly event put on by the Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA). Basically, Philadelphia artists open their studios for one weekend and anyone can come by, check out their art, drink some wine (we have pumpkin ale and donuts, but that’s just us) and artists can sell some work…

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I stopped moving
and saw motion
the rustle of the leaf
the blur

If you live in Philly, come join me and Rick Wright at his open studio this weekend. Read more below!

•••• Rick Wright Photography News ••••

PHILADELPHIA OPEN STUDIO TOURS THIS WEEKEND!

Artists are inviting anyone and everyone (not just moms)
to their studio spaces East of Broad Street this weekend,
Oct. 20 & 21.

That includes me! I have a decidedly
Halloween Theme in my studio and will be serving
Pumpkin Beer and other delights. Come for the beer,
stay for the art and conversation. Hours are 12-6PM.
If you have trouble getting in the front door, here is my
mobile phone… 267.984.9614. I hope you can make it!
ART and PHOTOGRAPHY at scaaaary low prices.

340 North 12th Street, Suite #329 (3rd Floor-follow signs)
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(Parking available in adjacent lot.)

(Door marked by spooky skeleton hand with flames.)

ALSO….

Opening for a GALA Celebration tonight at the
Church of the Holy Trinity at 19th from 5-8PM.
I have an oldie but a goodie in this Invitation Only
Show with select Philadelphia Artists. I am showing
Leucantha from the Sculpture Garden Series. The
Church is located at 1904 Walnut Street.

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