Category Archives: Monkeys in the Attic

rag doll

One, two, three One, two, three Lurch One, two, three One, two, three Break One, two, three One, two, three Rise One, two, three One, two, three Fall Repeat, to the sound of an out of tune toy piano waltz.

rag doll

One, two, three One, two, three Lurch One, two, three One, two, three Break One, two, three One, two, three Rise One, two, three One, two, three Fall Repeat, to the sound of an out of tune toy piano waltz.

monkey progression

So I have been stuck with “Monkeys In the Attic”. I had a series of dialogs, but no end to the story. What if the monkey-voices are represented as loops? They might be literal broken records, skips, obsessively repeated motions.

monkey progression

So I have been stuck with “Monkeys In the Attic”. I had a series of dialogs, but no end to the story. What if the monkey-voices are represented as loops? They might be literal broken records, skips, obsessively repeated motions.

waltz

The melody plays. It calls. Without thinking, she does the dance. One-two-three One-two-three The same steps in the same order. It’s a loop. It’s a rut.

waltz

The melody plays. It calls. Without thinking, she does the dance. One-two-three One-two-three The same steps in the same order. It’s a loop. It’s a rut.

staying where you are is still a choice

…whether it be physical, mental, emotional or even the relative position in a relationship. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Alice in Wonderland “If I don’t like where I am, I could…I

staying where you are is still a choice

…whether it be physical, mental, emotional or even the relative position in a relationship. “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” Alice in Wonderland “If I don’t like where I am, I could…I

windows let light in

Lighting will make a big difference. Looks like I need a bunch of spots for the interior. T

windows let light in

Lighting will make a big difference. Looks like I need a bunch of spots for the interior. T

The Attic Progresses

Acquired floor (a lovely paper from the art store), and rug (remnant upholstery fabric). Also acquired: windows (photo frames), curtains (interfacing), ceiling (foam core) and walls (pebble board). Ceiling, posts and lights.

The Attic Progresses

Acquired floor (a lovely paper from the art store), and rug (remnant upholstery fabric). Also acquired: windows (photo frames), curtains (interfacing), ceiling (foam core) and walls (pebble board). Ceiling, posts and lights.

building the set

Alternating between the models and the set. Foundations: some pegboard, cable ties, quick clamps.

building the set

Alternating between the models and the set. Foundations: some pegboard, cable ties, quick clamps.

this is the place I make

We can’t leave this Winter. We have things to do. I wander down steps in an old hotel. It’s night, the snow is deep. Tita Bella isn’t coming back to the apartment. I have a show to put on. Crunching

this is the place I make

We can’t leave this Winter. We have things to do. I wander down steps in an old hotel. It’s night, the snow is deep. Tita Bella isn’t coming back to the apartment. I have a show to put on. Crunching