113th and Cottage Grove
In September we will celebrate Street Art. Chicago is loaded with amazing work around the city. This work is on a building at the corner of 63rd and Cottage Grove.
But you control your reaction to it. Dance. Ending this month’s videos with movement.
Is it peace? If so what does it look like? What does it sound like? We all have to find our own rhythm. What does your peace look like? Is it slow and smooth?
In place of still photography, I will replace it with video and sound to create thought provoking art for the month of August. I did the video work, but the music is by William Rosati, titled Sulking.
As these leave were floating in the water, it made me think of how this year is passing for some. We are the leaves just floating at whatever pace the water sets for us.
Where are you going?
It has been hot and beautiful.
I love the rich colors of these plants.
This July my photography will focus on some of my favorite roses. These are from my mom’s home. But these flowers remind me of summer. Big. Bright. Beautiful.
In June we will do things that make us better. This month pray for the Supreme Court of the United States. Pray that they will do what is right and just and fair. Pray that everyone in the United States will also do the same.
In June, I will celebrate with photos of art that allow us to reflect on our history.
This is a Boli Fetish Figure from the Bamana people of Mali in West Africa. It is referred to as a fetish because it possessed a magical power representing a spirit that controlled some aspect of their life. It would get rid of disease or punish someone doing wrong in the community.
It was created of animal bones, feathers, vegetable matter, metal, mirror, and other organic matter.