Before your very eyes

What happens when people you know well, things you hold dear, places you frequently visit, start dissolving before your very eyes?

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Born a genius

The Romans believed that individuals were born with a guiding spirit. It was termed a ‘genius’ from the Latin gignere meaning ‘to give birth’ or ‘bring forth’.

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The Unspoken

The artist who enters the vision, enters always, blind, deaf and dumb; stripped and humbled before the infinite mystery.

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Art IS

Artful Contemplation is the practice of daily mindfulness through the contemplation of art. The sustained contemplation of a still image is similar to the meditative practice of candle gazing. Rather than offering a moving image or object to gaze upon, Artful Contemplation offers a still image – which allows the senses and the imagination of the viewer to move.

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Arousal is embodied

There is a personal point of balance for each of us where we are sufficiently aroused to be provoked to action, to pay attention.

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Moving eyes, still mind

We read the world with our eyes more than any other sense. Wandering through an artwork can be a meditation of the eyes, like walking a labyrinth in the visual fields of being.

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Getting high on art

Now is the time to redefine high art and bring it down to earth. Art reflective of the shamanic or hallucinatory journey is ‘high’ art. So is art that emerges from the nous in a state of surrender.

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Full of emptiness

The empty space of the mindful artist is the only space that is not colonized. It is the seedbed from which anything can grow. It is full of emptiness.

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Sustainability is personal

When you consider that each human being is molding and shaping a unique life on the canvas of the earth, then art IS sustainability.

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In spiritus

Knowledge that lacks experience is just data.

Spirituality does not seek understanding so much as it seeks immersion, direct experience. Knowledge that lacks experience is just data.

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