Dear friends near and far, thank you for your support! Here are a selection of photos from the Opening. It was an incredibly amazing learning adventure – what a dense orchestral interplay of myriad intense challenges and wonderful clemency unfolding in time and space! (Photos from Opening by Miho Watanabe)
A busy day of meetings and planning and running around today. Here is a one minute sample of the five hour soundscape, “Sonorous Repose – my ear on Lucy,” which will feature in the Sonata in Z space. You will hear this best if you crawl into the cocoon or sit inside the cave. Click… Read More my ear on Lucy
We are hurtling across time and space! Here are some visuals of work in progress. Thankfully, more wonderful friends have stepped up to help. Creating gentle space is a community project after all, is it not?
Presenting… the Haptic HugShrug version 3. Woolmark Merino wool top, approx weight 2kg, dimensions 110x70x4cm. Based on concepts of deep pressure stimulation as a form of calming therapy. Available for sale, 100% proceeds to MindDog Australia – reservations now open, all enquiries welcome! Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hurrah! We have more pompoms! Thanks to Rosemary for providing the wool, and Shane for making the pompoms. Just two weeks more to go now. TallyHo!
Dear friends, we have finalised the official write up / publicity for Sonata in Z. My supervisors felt the text should be less ‘academic’ and presented in a way that is accessible to all, in the same spirit of the exhibition, which is, after all, a space of mutual empathic grace. Here is the revised… Read More final revision
Process is art in itself. The layered multidimensional journey of gestation, from the minutest struggles to huge behemothian battles, the birthing is the art, and this has been the most difficult of all, in the trilogy. Sonata in Z is about finding clemency – and as each day unfolds, I am reminded in the most… Read More a peep behind the scenes
The autistic attention to detail can lead to overload of myriad complexions. I am engulfed in the tsunami. The progress thus far? Thanks to my two main sponsors and loyal supporters, Rick and Rosemary, I think I have gathered enough physical material to work on. However, with just four more weeks to go, I desperately need… Read More on with the show!
An autistic human, A greyhound dog. Parallel Embodiments, A journey of Being. Endeavour of empathy, Spaces of mind. Sonorous communion, Wordless interlocutions. Enter barefoot Scheherazade’s Sea: Dancing Awake Inside dreams. Sonata in Z (2015) completes a trilogy of physical studies in Autistic Parallel Embodiment and elemental empathy. The preceding two exhibitions – Roaring Whispers (2013) and… Read More Sonata in Z – publicity
More samples of work in progress… Working against time. I need an army of little helpers – hundreds of pompoms, origami cranes, tassles, stuffed toys and all kinds of details to complete – but there is just one of me. And my Lucy. But we are trundling along. Down the rabbit holes. I am learning… Read More trundling along