My video broadside “Rosetree” marks my 10th post for Esthetic Lens.
Taking photographs and shooting video on the fly whenever the mood strikes
has changed everything for me as an artist over the last few years.
For many years, I created drawings and collages in my studio.
I was totally entranced by charcoal and paper.
Before that I was challenged by painting, and tested my mettle against all of the burdens that come along with that particular medium.
Now I am able to reinvent the themes that have interested me for decades within a new medium at a much quicker pace.
It’s been a clarifying and really powerful experience for me.
I recognize most of my long term visions in my new work, and am very grateful to have a new language to explore.
Excerpt from e.e. cummings “poem”
Read the full text of the poem here.
Music: Romeo & Juliet (Complete Suites From The Ballet)
Suite No. 2: The Child Juliet
Suite No. 2: Romeo At Juliet’s Before Parting
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Paavo Järvi, Conducter