The Goddess Transition project began with me trying to force myself to be more healthy. If you are a human who can communicate with other humans you have probably been introduced to the “cure all” that is yoga. There is the ongoing joke that whenever someone is complaining about literally anything an annoyingly optimistic listener will ask, “have you tried yoga?”. Not. Helping.Continue reading
An overly long, and probably unnecessary, deeper look into the inspiration behind my newest art work, Weather Peace.
This piece was an attempt at self- acceptance. I could say something like, “I was diagnosed with hereditary chronic depression three years ago and since then have received continual treatment”. But that doesn’t sound true at all. In my personal experience there is nothing that feels “medical” or “treatable” about depression. For me there doesn’t seem to be anything concrete about depression that can be pinned down and understood.Continue reading
Abstract Emotion Samplers
30″ X 11.5″
Spray Paint and Thread on Cardstock
A visual representation of emotions inspired by the beautiful compendium of words by John Koenig, The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.
Rubatosis: The unsettling awareness of your own heartbeat.
Chrysalism: The amniotic tranquility of being indoors during a thunderstorm.
Vellichor: The strange wistfulness in used bookshops.
Kuebiko: A state of exhaustion inspired by acts of senseless violence.
Opia: The ambiguous intensity of looking someone in the eye, which can feel simultaneously invasive and vulnerable.
Enouement: The bittersweetness of having arrived in the future, seeing how things turn out, and not being able to tell your past self.