Shadow at Pyrites Creek

Sitting by the fire, miles deep into the wilderness, alone I was that night, when far out upon the starlit terrain, standing amidst the alders of that pretty grove, I saw, a shadow. At first it merely stood or leaned, slightly, perhaps to and fro, I did not know. Thus I took it to be […]

notes on materiality, interconnectedness, possession and committment, unattachment, relationship

thinking buddhism while studying materiality a la the introduction to “Practicing Materiality” ed. Ruth M. Van Dyke — archaeology, sociology, anthropology, phenomenology, history. interconnectedness, interdependent origination — these are essential to buddhist philosophies. in relationships — intention, expectation, possession, committment // non-committal, independence. “He who binds to himself a joy / Does the winged life […]

Sweeping amidst…

Sweeping amidst the stars, the high up peep peeping singing ring amidst and froth, till tarrying lingers and sets an ashen breeze upon the water. And away here we find ferming and the slot in churned and rotten burge of logs and mud of sand, the stones weep from the hillside and the roots they […]

collaboration: reciprocity, transduction

The practice of transduction embraces the opposition of reception and action, reconciling paradoxes of listening and speaking at once. At its most base it is the condition through which musicians act as crystals refracting the light which passes through them, as screens which sift, nonconsenting judges and directors of traffic, translators, stewards of otherness and […]

some more Theatre Games

This is the first post in what will one day, hopefully, be a series of posts including theatre games, experimental choral exercises, weird social gathering constraints, whimsical wooly stuff. Mates / Dating Zoo / Companions Everybody sits in a circle. One person is it/judge; they will sit out for the round, but first they go […]