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Happy Christmas

A Thrill of Hope, the Weary World Rejoices

I am grateful for this day. I am so glad this one baby was born. [Holga I did not take, by aiisuki & rachel a.k.]

Mates of State

Some Things Never Get Old; Travel Music, File Under

Some things just never get old.  Also, I wish these people were my friends.  (The dancing ones and the singing ones.) [Mates of State image thanks to Santos]

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Stealing away to the Pacific NW

Sometimes it’s good for your heart to change the scenery a bit.  Next stop: Portland –> Spokane –> Seattle [Holga, I did not take, by katherine lynn]

Knight who says Ni

Things to do on your Birthday

I had a birthday this week.  I did some fun things.  I like life. 1. Order 55 fish tacos for you and some friends. 2. Wave at a clown on 6th street. 3. Drive with all the windows down to the coffee shop. 4. Watch “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” projected on your living … Continue reading

Linnea

Live Blog: Linnea – Freedom through Limits // Editing the Film; Art and Community

Note: These questions and answers will not be directly transcripted word-for-word but more idea-for-idea. Question (to Justin Goll): How many iterations did you go through in developing this story in re-drafting it? Justin’s Answer: I really only did 2 drafts. I came into the interview knowing a bit about Linnea. I’d done some research on … Continue reading

Live Blog: Linnea – Freedom through Limits // The Artist as Communicator

Note: These questions and answers will not be directly transcripted word-for-word but more idea-for-idea. Linnea: “Part of the artist’s job is to keep you alert.” Another job an artist has is to communicate. That doesn’t mean we have to communicate to everyone. In attempting to communicate, it is incumbent on artists that we do our best … Continue reading

Live Blog: Linnea – Freedom through Limits // Omniscience and Experiencing Newness?

Note: These questions and answers will not be directly transcripted word-for-word but more idea-for-idea. Question: The last line in the film deals with God and his discovery. Can you talk more about that? Linnea’s Answer: Sometimes I’m doing something dangerous and am wading into that age-old argument of free-will. I’m just doing it in a … Continue reading

Live Blog: Linnea – Freedom through Limits // Systems Colliding; Creating Limits

Note: These questions and answers will not be directly transcripted word-for-word but more idea-for-idea. Question: Can you talk about systems colliding and how this plays out in your work? Linnea’s answers: I have different categories of systems. Some are based off of grids, some are linear, some are organic. They are very rigorous, but have … Continue reading

Live Blog: Linnea – Freedom through Limits // Art and Emotion?

Note: These questions and answers will not be directly transcripted word-for-word but more idea-for-idea. Question: What’s the emotional process like for you in getting your artistic work done? Linnea’s Answer: “Artists are notoriously emotional.” I really don’t believe in an emotional-inspirational force that we can lean on primarily to lead productive lives.  There must be … Continue reading

Live Blog: Linnea – Freedom through Limits // Discovering or Creating?

Note: These questions and answers will not be directly transcripted word-for-word but more idea-for-idea. Question: What was the question at the Hollywood premiere that stumped you? Linnea’s Answer: A woman there who was a mathmetician. When professional scientists and mathmeticians say they look at my work and understand it, it’s very gratifying to me. Many … Continue reading

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