Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Event of a Thread — Day 2 working a shift at night is a totally different feeling. you would think that i would be used to it, having worked in bars and clubs for so many years that i can’t even count the number on both hands. but even after all this time, it is still...
Connecting to a Sense of Timelessness

Connecting to a Sense of Timelessness

The Event of a Thread – Day 1 Timelessness. Universality. Interconnectedness. Joyfulness. Simplicity. today was my very first shift at the Armory. amidst the chaos of my final week of the Fall semester in grad school, the holiday hubbub, subway delays, and too...
A TED Talk Come True

A TED Talk Come True

:: Manifesting My Passions :: on November 21st, i had a rehearsal in my apartment with Sameer Parekh of Falkor Systems and his flying robot, Ary. while getting reading for them to arrive, i found this: three years ago i put this post-it note on my desk. on that day, i...
The Event of a Thread

The Event of a Thread

the event of a thread created by Ann Hamilton for the Park Avenue Armory this November i was invited by Anne Bogart to participate as a reader in Ann Hamilton’s installation event at the Park Avenue Armory. as both a great honor and delight, i am reading to pigeons...
Set Changes

Set Changes

DAY 5 – Sophie’s musings on the Koumaria Residency, Greece Human Improvisations: Conversation Sex Eating Breathing Death Everything we do? is anything ever set? i am having an issue with my body. i have a kind of illness at the current moment. it invaded my body and...
Space Exploration

Space Exploration

: Sophie’s information integration system : there is a lot to process. the place that i am in includes both the physical landscape and my own body. a lot of things are different than i am used to. Koumaria is: warm and dry. the ground is hard and it is hard to release...
All in the Beginning.

All in the Beginning.

here i am again. at a new beginning. beginning again. i am back in a familiar place. i am back at grad school. there is a comfort and a joy being back with my PIMA class. some of the characters have changed—we lost Jules to CalArts and we gained new faculty. John,...
A State of Overwhelming Change

A State of Overwhelming Change

loss, unfortunately, seems to be a part of every process. whether it is in life, in art, or in the weird liminal state between the two, one must give something up in order to make room for exactly what each phase, each project, and each moment needs. this Lobsterbird...
A Private Room in the Wide Open

A Private Room in the Wide Open

:: walking down Marlborough Road in Ditmas Park makes me remember some of my dreams growing up :: when i was little i always wanted a room with a cushioned bench by the window, so that i could sit there and look out and dream. safe and cozy, and still connected to the...
A Ring of Co-Existence

A Ring of Co-Existence

:: it’s been a long time! :: fitting, somehow, that my last blog post was a repost. i remember actually writing one sometime after and we shall see if i can ever time travel back and squeeze it in. but maybe it’s happily lost and i don’t need to… needs. i have been...