Category Archives: creative captures

Tubular Transmissions

I really like the rumored-to-be-cancelled Netflix series, Sense8. As we finish catching up with season one, it strikes me that the saturated globe trotting opening sequence provides a nifty psychological priming for what follows: a transcendental thriller, created by The … Continue reading

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Extreme Cases

NUMINOSUM At the threshold of the divine, how to know But indirectly, to hear the static as Pattern, to hear the ragtag white noise as song— No, not as song—but to intuit the song bird Within the thorn thicket—safe, hidden … Continue reading

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Three Into Four, Repeat. . .

The shuttling to and fro of arguments and affects represents the transcendent function of opposites. The confrontation of the two positions generates a tension charged with energy and creates a living, third thing—not a logical stillbirth in accordance with the … Continue reading

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Compare and Conjoin

Cube-O-Probe – Locate Creativity? From the symbolic potency of the solar system, which generates the sense of depth suggested by McGilchrist, astrology offers us what in neuroscience is called environmental enrichment, in other words, stimulation of the brain by its … Continue reading

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360 degree Longing For Wilderness + Evidence of Existance

Longing for Wilderness from EpicScapes on Vimeo. Watch on tablet. Retina iPad is spectacular. The point of this new technology is the user can use the touchscreen to move around the image frame. Browser kludge allow for this navigation too … Continue reading

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Addenda: Zeitgeist

pic.twitter.com/ELKlj9skvN — Jeff Faria (@PatriotsOfMars) January 18, 2017 I was asked by someone why I thought President-elect Trump was mentally ill. During the campaign I was chastised by someone, by a few someones, for stigmatizing the actually mentally ill by … Continue reading

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Lesson Ideas

Every day is a god, each day is a god, and holiness holds forth in time. I worship each god, I praise each day splintered down, and wrapped in time like a husk, a husk of many colors spreading, at … Continue reading

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Stirring Together, In the Midst of the Unending Stream

I traced a circle on the ground, It was a mystic figure strange Wherein I thought there would abound Mute symbols adequate of change, And complex formulas of Law, Which is the jaws of Change’s maw. My simpler thoughts in … Continue reading

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Systematic Ways to Look at Seeming Chaos

'Flying Dutchman' Draft Film Trailer by Alan Nguyen and Sutu from Alan Nguyen on Vimeo. This Electrified Pirate Ship Was Made with a Virtual Reality Paintbrush h/t Peter Kirn at Create Digital Music

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So Humbling, Together

If the Moon Were One Pixel One real world is enough! (G. Santayana) Bonus enlightenment: Interactive Journey up Mount Everest

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drawn or repulsed, instant realization of sympathy or antipathy

TOOLS OF IMAGINATION from Kristyna on Vimeo. I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe – because like Spinoza’s God, it won’t love us in … Continue reading

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Beneath the Surface

Sally Mann Sally Mann Photos at Edwynn Houk All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril. ?—Oscar Wilde The … Continue reading

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In the Details

Jheronimus Bosch, Touched by the Devil TRAILER from Pieter van Huystee Film on Vimeo. new Film now playing in NYC: Pieter van Huystee’s Hieronymus Bosch: Touched by the Devil The Cruel Beauty of Hieronymus Bosch: 500 Years of Breathtaking Imagery … Continue reading

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The Plan

ABC from Alan Warburton on Vimeo. An old Zen master always told this fable to unserious students: Late one night a blind man was about to go home after visiting a friend. “Please,” he said to his friend, “may I … Continue reading

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Morphing Fractals

Eternal One, Mighty One, Holy El, God autocrat self-originate, incorruptible, immaculate, unbegotten, spotless, immortal, self-perfected, self-devised, without mother, without father, ungenerated, exalted, fiery, just, lover of men, benevolent, compassionate, bountiful, jealous over me, patient one, most merciful. Eli, eternal, mighty … Continue reading

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All Aboard

The Topological Media Lab (TML) was established in 2001 as a trans-disciplinary atelier-laboratory for collaborative research creation. In 2005, TML moved to Concordia University and the Hexagram research network in Montréal, Canada.Its projects serve as case studies in the construction … Continue reading

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One Sided Dream

There is so much of theoretical and practical interest in supposing that art, artistry, and the artistic experience, transcend most, if not all, the closely defended normative socio-cultural-philosophical perspectives about WHAT IS ART? that what I would term “platform issues” … Continue reading

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Sophie Munns

Sophie Munns is working as an artist in a vein at least related to my own interests in its appropriation of the seed-bearing section of a plant’s natural life cycle. Her work is more particularly ethically rooted than is my … Continue reading

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Hunch a Bunch

“Instinct paints my pictures and guides me to my next subject. It’s the voice that says it’s not here, it’s over there.” – Tasmanian artist Bobby-Z Lambert A few days ago my cell phone rang and a voice with a … Continue reading

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World’s Whole Frame

The Wild Garden – NOWNESS from NOWNESS on Vimeo. Another year rolls into spring. Time to get the hands dirty. I have a bohemian flower garden to tend to. An Anatomy of the World The First Anniversary WHEN that rich … Continue reading

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