An experiment

Quiet morning in the studio garden This post is an experiment on a couple of levels. First, I’m trying out the iOS WordPress app to write and post this. The app has been sitting on my tablet quietly for a long time, never drawing attention to itself until a...

The compulsion to create

One of the best things about VI is hanging out and collaborating with three very talented, creative artists (oh, and by the by: none of the three consider themselves to be “artists”). I’ve been thinking about creativity a lot recently, because my...

Flattery

Let me start with an apology in advance: I’m rusty, very, very, very rusty at blogging. So this may be a rough read, folks. Here are a couple of action shots of VI editing and sequencing the images for our upcoming 2019.1 edition of “Call and...

Darkness as a Gift

Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. (from “The Uses of Sorrow” by Mary Oliver) We’ve just released the third issue (2018.1) of our zine Call & Response- you can find it here. And we’re...

Having fun playing Post Office

What? I know, you’re confused, right? There’s no photo in this post. Odd given this group and its focus on the image. Please bear with me – all will hopefully become clear as to the lack of imagery. We are working away quite busily on our...