How life makes failures of us all with sunshine, and the gentle rapid passing of time*

And, at long last, here, I write something again. Don’t think I haven’t longed for it; time without writing makes a ruin of me. A mere responder rather than a decided adventurer. Time— without time to think, to write— renders me a to-do list, at best. Ugh. And I’ve been feeling a right failure of… Continue reading How life makes failures of us all with sunshine, and the gentle rapid passing of time*

Some thoughts from April in Baltimore

An unaccustomed sunlight filled the train car, formed faint prisms on the large windows where some chemical detergent hadn’t rinsed clean away. The scenes blurring past through the glass were all familiar for their mundane repetition along the eastern seaboard. Sometimes rows of identical houses, sometimes the iron tangle of abandoned industry. Occasionally the sleek… Continue reading Some thoughts from April in Baltimore

LEDs and the dancing fireplace wall

Some fun lighting at Kelley's house in Baltimore. Mini Light City right in the living room! I got loads of photographs from installations around the Inner Harbor last night. I'll be posting some of those soon.

In the halls of UMBC Visual Arts

It's disconcerting to run into an oversized facsimile of my own stylized face in the halls of the university. Giving my talk on Saturday evening. Super nervous! But looking forward to it, and seeing the illuminations of Light City around the Inner Harbor.

Multidisciplinism? I’m gonna talk about it in Charm City. (update)

Observations of a Visualist If you're in the Baltimore area for the last night of the Light City Festival on April 8 at 7:30 pm (that's 19:30 World Time)— do join me in the at the UMBC pop-up gallery in the Inner Harbor for a chat and presentation regarding the importance of  multidisciplism (see also: generalism) in the technology-driven world of… Continue reading Multidisciplinism? I’m gonna talk about it in Charm City. (update)

A Baltimore weekend

Here are a few snaps from my trip to visit Kelley in Baltimore– a smattering flavor of the oddness and utter silliness that tends to pervade our visits; laughing til it hurts. Concocting plans like the founding of The Institute of Fun (for Higher Learning)*. Or, upon seeing a hideous and depressing structure (eg The… Continue reading A Baltimore weekend