today i bought a beautiful french pocket knife, basilicum olivier tapenade, a bunch of watercress, fresh mint and carraway seeds, from the markets. it was raining and i wore my overcoat like a cape around my backpack. tomorrow it is my birthday.
This space is for my thoughts and observations on travel and un-travel.
About the author
I am full of bones and ideas and memories, histories, an ever present now and slow movement forward.
Thankyou for coming in here, my name is Chay-Ya if you didnt know, pleased to meet you.
terra australis incognita
Forms I am interested in
Improvised movement, public installations and interventions, mark making, mapping, cartography, spoken word, natural poetics, inherent poetry, the space from which language begins, form, sound, voice, urge, intuit, physicality, the unspoken, the knowing, the tactile and visual, braille, sign language, gesticulation Noise and silence. movement and stillness. inbetweens, transitions and in-place-transit. Cooking, growing, harvesting, collecting, feasting, dinner parties in the middle of the street or a field or a forest, fermentation, propagation, slow cooking in ceramic pots, biodynamics, permaculture, nutrition, wholefoods, botanical illustration, bookbinding, printing and reproduction, periodicals, chapbooks, artists markets, writers festivals, literature, libraries, books as houses for ideas and observations, simplicity, engaged process, documentation, dialogue, light, sound.
This is an accompanying part of an exhibition I did in 2006 at the Workshop in Melbourne.
"A perfect stillness where everything moves," exhibition catalogue from show in 2007 at Bus Gallery. limited edition of 200, hand numbered and signed, 36 pages.(To see a bigger preview click on the small one above). Currently stocked in Melbourne at Sticky, Brunswick Bound, Lupa and I Dream A Highway.