here’s a couple of peep-holes into the peripheral worlds that you may have been unintentionally overlooking lately, or rather, welcome to my choice of focus.
Category Archives: wonder
…& finding new visual galaxies hidden in the most unexpected of objects.
this winter, i set out to subvert my viewer’s perspective by encouraging them to dramatically reduce the speed at which they look at the most habitual of their surroundings. my hope was to perhaps rekindle the public’s love affair with daydreams and inspire them to actively seek them out on their own watch. so i searched for the [...]
this winter, i’ve begun to re-route my investigation of unnoticed visual wonder by making an effort to shift my own perspective on my surroundings in a manner that allows me to meditate not merely on the object in my sight, but on what is/may be/appears to be contained within the object. i’m in love with [...]
in last week’s lecture at risd, john stilgoe preached to “bloom where you’re planted”. then during a phone chat on sunday, abe morell excitedly told me to remember that “fairly close by, there’s a lot of extraordinary stuff going on”. & so on a particularly blustery fall morning, i sat inside my slightly warmer living [...]
from sir albert einstein, of course: “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to WONDER and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.…To know that [...]