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a modernistic memory | a history before now, a life after yesterday | finding ghosts in familiar places

art and thoughts remixed | an abstraction of historical things – the world under the heavens | dec 1988

the meetings are now on Sunday @ 1pm
yesterday we took group photos for the press release
created postcards and graphics
talked and organized

back in October
the American Music Theater Festival
1000 Airplanes on the Roof
a science fiction music drama

it felt like the duration of timelessness
here in the empty space
a long time after
the things never remembered
has always had its own history
in this world
under the heavens

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friday with mountains | crabtree falls | hiking for meditation

Hiking for meditation. A recent “Friday With Mountains” hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Western North Carolina.

Crabtree Falls is a 70 ft. cascade on Big Crabtree Creek. The creek spreads over a rock face with many small ledges, giving it a delicate appearance, before trickling into a clear pool at the base. Though there are hardly any crabtrees here now, in the spring, an impressive array of wildflowers abound on the trail, including four species of trillium. By July, ferns fill the forest and soak in the spray of the falls, with rosebay rhododendron in bloom.

The trailhead is located outside Crabtree Falls Campground at mile marker 339.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A trail leads to a footbridge over the creek at the base of the falls. The trailhead loop starts at the parking area just before the entrance to the campground, and is a medium to strenuous hike at just under 2.5 miles in length. The path to the falls is a rugged, downhill 0.9-mile, with a gentler 1.5-mile uphill return following Crabtree creek upstream before looping back to the parking area.

Crabtree Falls information data courtesy of Wikipedia.

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friday with mountains

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A beautiful day for hiking along the trail at Craggy Gardens off of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Western North Carolina. This photograph was taken from a small gazebo nestled in the forest and overlooking the valley below. A tranquil setting where you can see wildflowers and blueberries that embellish the Craggy Gardens Trail.

INSPIRATION.

 


a modernistic memory | finding ghosts in familiar places | in love with a ghost | introspection

“A Modernistic Memory” is a new conceptual series based on the connectivity of memory attachments as they relate to places of significance in my past.

“Finding Ghosts In Familiar Places” is an experimental video art piece and re-captured video still remixes that explores the fluid ambiguities and the interwoven hints of nostalgia within the memories of the artist’s past. The film, through its visual and aural construct creates a symbiotic digital awareness that embraces both a conscious mindset of past experiences and the emotional embodiment of the heart found in those experiences. “Finding Ghosts In Familiar Places” is by all accounts a journey of personal recollection and interpersonal intimacy for the artist.

INTROSPECTION.

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a modernistic memory | grove park inn | herschel & huf | asheville nc

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a modernistic memory | adrienne arsht center for the performing arts | miami fl

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miami bayfront

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the feel of winter | a different kind of day

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An ethereal drone in the distant soundscape. Approaching through the cold frost and winter mix. A different kind of day.


pre-light | and mint and tulips

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There is a light that emerges within oneself that is not unlike a growing imagination and the scent of mint and tulips in spring.


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a negative diagnosis

a negative diagnosis