Yesterday I made my first little video... I had a bunch of photo's from my second solo show back in 2008, that were waiting for me to get to them. As I worked my way through it's creation I was moved by the smiles on the faces of my family and friends and visitors to the opening, it was an incredibly celebratory day for me, and the gallery in which my work is represented shines beautifully thoughout the pictures.
On a more personal note... I felt like I was making a movie about someone else... someone I actually love and admire, but have not been so in tune with for the last 18 months or more, with the global financial crisis in late 2009 came a bit of a jolt and a personal artist/life crisis as well. Various things have contributed to bouts of depression and the fact I had allowed myself to become anemic once again, have brought me to a big check point where I am taking a long hard look at my life and health and wanting very much to clear out the rubbish and embrace my true self once again... with renewed strength and clarity.
I’m not quite there... I’m somewhat confused about my work... but more ok about that lately than I have been these last months... after all, beating up on myself for not doing enough, not being enough, and not having enough is really the most unhelpful I can be for any kind of progress to come out of that same scenario.
This little video actually made me feel genuinely happy, the music by Frou Frou is such a gorgeous accompaniment to the feeling I had for the artwork. It is my pleasure to bring something joyful into the world.
Love Denise xo
... just a little test to see how to put a you tube clip into my new blog...
"Life without art would be like a series of emails, be quite boring"
bye for now
off for Saturday chores and things... assuming life doesn't end according to some freaked out individuals out there... bless them... I hope they're not too disappointed on Sunday or Monday when they wake up again to life as they know it.
I'm just testing different things... here's a slide show... of my little fire on the Full Moon night.. and a rather majestic bird I saw on my beach walk.. and a pretty apron in a shop window. Random selection you might say... yes... that's what happens when you just go with the flow... and have a camera handy at the slightest whim.
Had a visit to my naturopath... omg.... can't believe..well actually I can believe it... I have to go on a yeast and sugar free diet... whooopieeeee ... can you imagine the injustice of THAT for someone who thinks when you sit down with a friend and some cake and tea, all is right with the world.
Nevermind... it's about time I got this sorted, everyone who goes off sugar tells me the clear headedness is bliss... haha, I'll see how that goes.. I'd quite like that actually, fuzzy logic doesn't always assist one in the day to day of life.
bye for now,
love Denise xo
It's Wednesday... 11th May 2011
I have asked for my website to change over to here now... it's done... now just 24 hours or so to wait... and my whole web platform will be changed completely. I used to think such a thing was such a big deal... but it's all just relative really. If you move a few pictures and words around on a page and create something others might be curious to have a read/look at, how wonderful is that simplicity right there!
The world of blogging is opening up a blank page to anyone anywhere in the world.. to be read by the same... it's an exquisite sense of opportunity I have tried and failed a few times to make weekly contributions to my blogger blog... this one is inside my website.. so who knows if that will make it easier... here's hoping.
My headers and pages will no doubt go through some changes in the coming weeks and months, because I do so like to change my mind.
Warm fuzzy wishes to you,
love Denise xo
Books I Love
“There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.”