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Tara McArthur in EXODUS, photo by Dena Eaton

EXODUS

Several times during the performance I had to remind myself a few times to breathe. I'd stopped. There was this one moment, a gesture, where I almost started sobbing even as I was trying to figure out what the ...

Dingoes. From Josh Winegar's Still Life Series. http://www.joshwinegar.com/still.html

Extracting the Subject: A Profile of Josh Winegar

15 Bytes, November 2015 ...Winegar grabs a plastic chair from the hall so he can reach panels covering the windows into the hallway, and adjusts them to block out the light. Done, he closes the door, and ...

Jorge Nuño gets hands-on during The Big House redesign process. Image by Sarah Shreves.

How a 100-Year-Old House is Transforming L.A.’s Toughest Neighborhood

GOOD Magazine, August 2015   You know those conversations that change you permanently? That's how I felt after talking with Jorge Nuño. I got to write about the work he's doing in South Central L.A. Read ...

Mabel Dodge Luhan with Frieda Lawrence (middle) and Dorothy Brett (right; a British painter). Image courtesy marydodgeluhan.com

Looking for the Next Big Social Movement? Check the House Next Door.

GOOD Magazine, August 2015 There’s something powerful about inviting people with big ideas into our most intimate spaces. When we do, it’s about much more than getting people together. It’s about ...

Dancer Katherine Lawrence and the great mystery.  http://www.now-id.com/blog/2015/7/17/grooves-23

GROOVES 2.3

NOW-ID Blog, July 2015 We are animals who seek patterns. The up and down of the breath, the sun, the pulse of the moon, the seasons and their connected symbols. Even before we add meaning to the events ...

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MOUNTAINS & TEMPLES 3.2

NOW-ID Blog, July 2015 “Few are altogether deaf to the preaching of pine trees. Their sermons on the mountains go to our hearts.” --John Muir Mountains are home to gods and they are gods. They ...

Artist Adam Bateman in NOW-ID's NOWHERE performance http://www.now-id.com/blog/

MIGRATION 1.1

NOW-ID Blog, June 2015 What causes you to say stop. This is it. This is the where I stay. And then how do you tune your body to a new geography?  What does it take for your body to know the rhythms ...

Stan's Chair

What a Scuba Diver with a Spinal Cord Injury Has to Teach Us About the Learning Process

GOOD Magazine, April, 2015 I got to write about the amazing Stan Clawson for GOOD. Read about him here.    “The reason scuba diving was so attractive to me, was because you don’t need a ...

Ashley Wilson, video still from Salt and Sky. Lens flares, clouds, & salt crystals

Silicon Strategies: A Measure of Salt at Ephraim’s Granary Art Center

15 Bytes, March 2015 In the exhibition, salt is the subject, but it’s also the medium of the work. Curator Hikmet Sidney Loe has gathered 20 artists from New York, Los Angeles, and Utah who use salt from ...