imaginative contact

My OFFICE is up and running; warm and welcoming – and very quiet. I go there every morning, not bringing my mac. I write and read, undisturbed. Being off-line makes all the difference. In the afternoon I go back home, where I also have a work-station, and a computer, and this is the place I write…

White matter … (s) (cont.)

Yesterday I thought about explosive art, about making things new through destruction. Today I’m looking at things being tied down and together, on things being tied to no-thing, to space, white matter and dark space, like they are in the work of the Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota In the work “A Long Day” Chiharu Shiota has spun…

White matter … (s)

I’m reading Kim Addonizio’s book Ordinary genius, a guide for the poet within (2009). In the beginning I didn’t really like her workbook-ish style, but gradually my impression changed, and now, a quarter into the book, I’m indeed starting to enjoy it. In between writing challenges & exercise there are some very interesting and important…