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WHAT IS OUT, WHAT IS IN

THE PORTALS TO SEEING SOME ONE WAS TALKING TO ME ABOUT WINDOWS. Actually, I was looking at old windows and wondering about what’s been seen between the seer and the sight beyond. These were old windows — that were removed … Continue reading

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Strategies of Innovation | Cinematic Production Design

Working the World: Innovations and Revelations, the Future Reclaimed I N N O V A T I O N C H A N N E L S Working in varying parts of the world, depending on the culture, your relationships … Continue reading

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STRATEGIES OF NAMING

The Naming of Things THE MYSTICAL ROOTS OF THE GATHERING OF NAMES. An ancient principle of voice struggles in the subjective empowerment of words — as vessels for improvised ideas — and the named premise of ideals. I’ve written in … Continue reading

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SEND HELP

WHAT LANGUAGE: YOUR MESSAGE? WHAT CALL: YOUR PLEA? WHAT TONE: YOUR HOPE? HOW LOUD: YOUR REACH? Sometimes I’m asking for help. But I’m not asking for help in the right way. One calls out, but the call falls on deafness. … Continue reading

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POWERPOLE

L E A D E R S H I P M A G N E T I S M In the modeling of a group of people, there is invariably a “power pole.” Working with people, I look for that … Continue reading

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ABRACADABRA | Alphabet Amulets

I got a note from some friends at the Oxford English Dictionary. It was about this word, “abracadabra” — and perhaps you’ve got the same one, since you might have friends there too. Earlier in my life, studying the history … Continue reading

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the word, changed

when I draw this word in the sand, it changed with the time, the softening wind and the tides — the movement of the world changed that story told, finger in sand. And story became something wondrously new and alive … Continue reading

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THE MARK

THE DEVICE, THE MESSAGE & THE COMMUNITY While I’m working in Vancouver, I’m looking at a sign, part of one — and a message. It’s not the whole sign, but there is a telling in what remains. I’m thinking about … Continue reading

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THE BIRTH OF LIGHT

THE LEGENDS OF THE LIGHT FINDER I was holding light, an illumination that reminded me of a salamander of the luminous, curling like an embryo — light lizard. This, on a full-mooned night, the radiance spilling down and lighting the … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHIC AGENDA: DRIVE-BY SHOOTING

DRIVING, AND SHOOTING, IN A JOURNEY OF 4 HOURS. SPONTANEITY AND IMAGERY. I SPEND A LOT OF TIME LOOKING AT PHOTOGRAPHY — AND I WRITE ABOUT IT, DESIGN AROUND IT, SHOOT IT. AND I PACKAGE AND DESIGN OTHER PHOTOGRAPHER’S WORK. … Continue reading

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