For this post, I want to bring together photos from my family experience of art – ceremony & ‘making-special’ – with text from theorist Ellen Dissanayake’s paper The Core of Art: Making Special. (This paper, The Core of Art, also appears as chapter 4 in Dissanayake’s book Homo Aestheticus: Where Art Came From and Why.) Published by Free Press […]
As is the tradition in our family, I make a Christmas card to send to our family, friends and neighbours which is, typically, a bit humorous and relates in some way to the past year. This year, needless to say, I didn’t get to make the card on time (I finished the written portion of my […]
The makers at Papabubble were featured in this past summers NYC MAKERS exhibition at the Museum of Arts and Design. The video seems appropriate for today! Watch out for those witches handing out candy ‘watermelon’ tonight!
(…c’mon, I didn’t say sculls ‘in’ soup!) I love autumn for the cozy and comforting business of cooking with root vegetables and squash & for the excitement and creativity that comes over our community when making our decorations for Halloween! This is the wreath I just made for our front door. I’m quite excited about having worked-in some […]
Dearest Diana, Matthew, Macy, Liza and Alden, Thank you so much for such a special thanksgiving weekend. We miss you already! xox, D Hyde School: http://www.hyde.edu/ Maine College of Art: http://www.meca.edu/ KnitWit Yarn Shop (Portland, ME): http://www.yarnonthebrain.com/blogsite/ Gelato Fiasco: http://www.gelatofiasco.com/ Flatbread Company: http://www.flatbreadcompany.com/ Spinney’s Restaurant: http://www.spinneysonpophambeach.com/restaurant/
Hope that you enjoyed your art party!