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She dreams of waves rolling down the railway tracks, filling the subway tunnels underneath before surging out onto the road. Cars flip sideways to float away to who-knows-where. Her faraway friend, R, waves from the other side of the short tunnel, treading water up to her neck in the churning foam of the sea behind her.

She often dreams of being tumbled in deep, black water; suspended in time. Fear and excitement in equal measure.

Waking up from this brief and vivid dream she feels deep loneliness. There’s no meaning there, she thinks, before turning on her side and drifting off to sleep.

Rob Tarr's photo of massive wave at Kalk Bay Harbour

Rob Tarr’s photo of massive wave at Kalk Bay Harbour

Photos of Massive Waves in South Africa – Kalk Bay Harbour – SAPeople – Your Worldwide South African Community

present tense

Such random thoughts and questions today.

I’m trying to understand my compulsion to stitch images onto cloth. Also trying to understand why I’m drawn to certain images and not others … and to find a link, if it exists, between them. I know that I am searching for connections between all living things; connections that speak of some kind of universal unity, or origin. Something simple and complete, like a small dot, the full stop at the end of this sentence.

Willemien de Villiers | Personal Mythology

Willemien de Villiers | Personal Mythology

Repeat patterns console me, maybe because I frequently imagine my body’s molecular functions to play out as a continuous patterned chain of actions: hurt and healing, disease and repair. A chained reaction, like a daisy chain, or a string of paper people holding hands.

Or something like the image below.

Detail from a painting by me that doesn't exist anymore.

Willemien de Villiers | Inside of me, detail | oil on canvas

Often I return to imagery of the female body, and reproductive processes and organs – images of botanical and mammalian wombs that magnetically pull ideas from my mind.

What comes first: meaning or making?

Maybe I am hoping to stitch all my selves together.

Willemien de Villiers | Personal Mythology

Willemien de Villiers | Personal Mythology

What is it I am hoping to find when I trawl images from medieval astronomy or fifteenth century microscopy or seventeenth century cellular biology on the Internet? My mind in an unfocused haze, like the soft gaze of meditation, yet razor sharp when recognising the image I need. What, or who, is behind this knowing? Is the person who knows, separate from the one who seeks?

Willemien de Villiers | detail

Willemien de Villiers | detail

Willemien de Villiers | Get the Fuck out of my House

Willemien de Villiers | Get the Fuck out of my House

I sometimes find it useful to run (more like ducking and diving) with my camera in an attempt to erase the surface meaning of a work. However, these images then reveal hidden layers that (alas) start a new search for meaning.

Willemien de Villiers | stitched canvas

Willemien de Villiers | erasure 1

Willemien de Villiers | erasure 2Willemien de Villiers | erasure 2

Willemien de Villiers | Erasure 3

Willemien de Villiers | Erasure 3

Happy creating, and making sense of it all!

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shine like the afterglow on the part of the margin

 

After a week spent deciphering information on various Japanese websites, I became strangely attached to the slightly mad translations offered by google. The awkward phrasing and halting sentences produce a sweet and spicy poetry that inspired me to write three short narratives. 


the artist 

From a young age, she was charmed by the glass marbles black grandfather has been shown to be, because it was too beautiful. Surprised black marbles in child’s heart, he became a favourite. Discoveries and a variety of it, or were they various emotions? That in her, making things is that in looking at the events of everyday life, we are in good shape.

She has also considered a good thing, a bad thing as well, and would like to form her own way.

brad pearson on the importance of form | Daily Art Muse.

 

Her mother taught her to make fun of various things by hand.

Visiting The Middle East Arab culture VS media.

fun-handprint-crafts-

making fun things by hand

Mother was always filled with handmade things; food in the house, clothes, baskets, flowers and other beautiful things were sensitive to have to learn naturally from childhood. Unlike those of vivid colour, black racing series, but images of adult women that include a little nuance. She has some of the bewitching prettiness and will try to open the lid gently with intellectual curiosity.

If you put it in front of a mirror in a tiny room, lighting, for example, finely intricate lace pattern is a jewel box of a Lady.

Anatomical Venus | Wellcome Collection.

mother filled with handmade things

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Jewelry box of a lady

From being attracted to the pattern representing the lineage and genealogy, like a Korean living in Japan, none other than the interest in the entity Din. Eye cannot help but be aware. Bringing eye Din Titty work is really hard, she had thought that as an artist, that the theme of their own, and the value of the work itself, and another thing. But when she thinks about why, and what is attracted to the pattern of the race or crest, she can never stand position that they do not reflect the work; you can work honestly, it and it such that nature, she was led thinking it was.

There is a work named With Margin. What is, and margins. There is a thing that when making a public application, the name has been listed in the margins of the document, she is a Korean living in Japan, or a margin born in this land; whereabouts? It will be led to think.

Out of chagrin, she has thought about margin. Holds things because there is a need for margins; margins, she thought she’d work on the glass, the beauty of the margin.

Shine like the afterglow on the part of the margin.

Margin, which has what is light, but a strong aesthetic sense of its own.

Strength and works, separate from her unshakable soul, ethnic pride is melted quietly, may be referred to as series and also the margin is said to work.

What the iPad Can’t Do by Sue Halpern | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books.

Nor the Kindle, for that matter: Shine like the afterglow on the part of the margin. 

Field is made ​​of glass, beautiful shine backed by high technology. The material does not cease to fascinate her.

She has still cherish, a small ball of glass that gave her childhood grandfather.

Cloudy never once was looking at it without getting tired, and feeling her heart dance.

******

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 “Beauty is Power” by TheoRose – Chictopia.

1970s PLATFORM BOOTS Unworn! Amber Leather. 2.5″ heel, 1″ platform – Sazz Vintage Clothing.

To those who think, “Tall! Want to be a little high,” I want to show a little high.

“!” Like that, I’ll show you the best shoes.

I think I’m short, so I also, for those who, or that I thought many times have become complex, and hopefully, to even offer a little help.  I want to be tall naotaro. I’m back and I have wanted to be taller, and.

First, I am small, and become a model of the “Paris Collection”. Call if it is tall but, but I must not be high.  From now on … just smaller and I do so in order to try to use, at least they show high shoes: “show” high.

People feel the same, I’m glad it helps.

June 2010 | Maison Chaplin.

The Paris Collection

*****

music star: An interview that should unlock the secrets 

Because there were quite a few that you do so, I was able to do in practice, the overall picture of the stage did not look right? suddenly. However, the song you want to mix were songs and in a state of high tension as Te said a while ago; in a moist feeling I have everyone talking. After that, then I can swing a guitar, to refrain from acoustic because I quit trying.

It is said in such a process of trial and error, minutes before the recording is lacking in a hurry about a week of production, to increase or even a song.

The Swinging Guitar of Tal Farlow – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

New to release in the short term of 10 months from the “école de romantisme” previous work, one thing that was opposed to the “popular song” thoroughly. It made album aims to conceive a sex appeal that’s now in the era of digital glory, such as fragrant dare, and the carpet. Welcome a variety of guest musicians, through melody that boldly challenge soul and funk, to jazz, he is trying to revive the now popular song of the brilliance of the Showa era.

The Japanese Postcard. / Aqua-Velvet.

The Shōwa period (昭和時代 Shōwa jidai?, literally “period of enlightened peace/harmony” is the period of Japanese history corresponding to the reign of the Shōwa Emperor,Hirohito, from December 25, 1926, through January 7, 1989.[1]

This work, including the age of camellia shop quartet, strongly reflected the taste of his own roots and most career history. The “whiff of popular song” of his music degree we have been told so far, how do really born? To make something that was completely different to the sound of mainstream now. It’s pretty analog, there is a feeling like doing the opposite of the times. In that sense: Maybe some people have the impression some people called old. After that, going darker, the density was more a sense of their own songs. This time not want to do halfway. Feeling or something rather than feeling “a little, but now also incorporates sound like pop songs”, and written about over there they will be sound, there is a feeling that was spun off.

Since going to have to study to some extent, such a code may have been issued through the consciousness. l like feeling like this, feeling that it is in or out, or it is out of this feeling. Why?, but I will not be analyzed in detail and only so much as image.

This is not a knowledge of the range that he knows, a song that is riding on it (minor seventh flat fifth), and Half Day Mi Furnish code, so called as one of the key points m7 ♭ 5.

Mode name Notes Intervals
Ionian C E G B d f a 1 3 5 7 9 11 13
Dorian D F A C e g b 1 -3 5 -7 9 11 13
Phrygian E G B D f a c 1 -3 5 -7 -9 11 -13
Lydian F A C E g b d 1 3 5 7 9 +11 13
Mixolydian G B D F a c e 1 3 5 -7 9 11 13
Aeolian A C E G b d f 1 -3 5 -7 9 11 -13
Locrian B D F A c e g 1 -3 -5 -7 -9 11 -13

Chord Naming

What song do you I think I’m not going on!

Wow, it is very likely.

That code, the code of melody m7 ♭ 5, semitone down from the normal scale. Place where there is a semitone down, or produce the K be stumped. It leads to the sex appeal of the song. Well, where he was poked sharp.

But he sometimes says thoughts like, “I like semitone.”

Well, I like the code too.

You really cannot put out their own colour.

But, do not use other people too.

LackLustre Approach to Music II.

the octaval circle of the Lu-Shi Chun-Qiu scale

The code was not awkward or even, but he was thinking that people also used to lower generation of ‘I Do not Have You’ not you come out, for those who have not listened to black music so much comparatively. To give the feeling like blues or jazz minor clearly they’re the perfect code. So, are often used in black music. Were you using from the time of the T shop quartet, I might myself because I like that around here.

It is the sound of jazz and black music is not it much. This is also part of the framework of such songs as melody and chord progression.

Live begins solo debut single; “the end of shite” today! Welcome okay!

Enjoyed it to the last minute to the final! Evening!

“During the tour, I have much,” he had said. “I want to do B, have gone up tray is B these two days very much. Today is the final of the final. Today raise the gold medal of P to everyone from me so !” he said, but it was not broken just responded with roar of the audience of the B.

 “Okay? Let us throb to the death,” he said, “I think as long as the beat of my heart is not ringing, and I want to continue my music.”

Generous applause was sent with tears and a smile.

Mike Marchev | Applause. The Much-Needed Missing Link.

Living big thing, but I always felt uneasy half that, half the fun, we did not have much anxiety. I had experienced at the Y also circular stage, “Summer Commotion Fool Summer Black Thigh.”

Hall first tour that began after that, because I shall have been around the country towards the S Dome; I wonder if I had gone up the cargo. Or consider the representation of each land, I was, or how to show to the audience a lot farther, that the experience learned from the tour stage. There is only a “stupid commotion” theme of all, I want to enjoy than worry anyway!

What if it was a strong feeling?

I think it’ll be easy but I, Oh.

Given calm down now, do not that annoying to me there homework, because not only consistent with the textbook basis, I’m not such a difficult thing. When I thought of the incumbent or “I wonder if there’s meaning to do this,” or “I wish troublesome,”.

“Oh, I should do it when you have such.” Pinch me when I graduated.

Child of the students had better do it right now you’re fine!

I mean you are defiant state.

Defiance: Beyond the Borderline Personality

present tense

It is so easy for one’s work to get lost in translation when distracted by the clamouring voices that demand a succinct ‘artist’s statement’ ; to distill one’s process to a final, definitive bon mot.

Whenever I try to write one of those, it reads something like the text below – my first email sent from my BlackBerry, written in Afrikaans and put through the wringer of an English spellchecker. (I unknowingly OK’d the wrong option throughout.)

So hammer on he hood mast boy day by ain’t hers tel is. Sit by Visa of OR Rambo en wag on he board. Opening was heeding, soviet oh friend Jason en Johannesburg we winter leeugraskleur opened onto en warder. Top spin van nostalgics intrigue. Hoop one man maker you he scene key. Lived dear, w

I especially love the way our dignified struggle icon, O.R. Tambo, became the renegade American fictional character,  O. R Rambo. And that ‘leeugraskleur‘ escaped unscathed: dried grass, the colour of a lion.

www.jucyafrica.com

Oliver Tambo

 

March and April 2011.

Grass the colour of lion

 Happy creating, and don’t forget to shine like the afterglow on the part of the margin.