Category Archives: Art Experience

Posts in this category are all about a spring 2011 photo and sculpture exhibit at West Shore Community College. The exhibit focused on the city of Detroit, Michigan.

ARTastic!


After meditating for 25 minutes, I walk down the hall, and not making any eye contact, I step into the art gallery. The first picture I look at is of a beautiful fall setting. I felt a slight autumn breeze … Continue reading

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Art!


Pulling out my Moleskine journal I remembered back to the day we visited the art gallery. Walking barefoot down the hall to the gallery, mindfully of course, I entered in through the doubled doors. The first thing that caught me … Continue reading

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Take Me Home, Country Roads


I gaze into the nature as if I were wading in the swamp myself. Trying to imagine how people stood to take the photo and how they felt when they saw the beautiful image before them. Envy. Passion. Jealousy. Peace. … Continue reading

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Art Exhibit Experience


Like zombies, we quietly walked down the hall, collecting dirt on the bottom of our cold clammy feet.  The only sound emanating from us was the smack of our feet when they connected with the hard tiled floor.  Our pants and shirts breathing as we mindfully … Continue reading

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Remembering – Method of Loci Helps


While I was growing up, I discovered I had a photographic memory! This worked well for me in school. I got excellent grades and tests were really easy. Then in my late teens and early twenties I partied like many young adults … Continue reading

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Perfectionism and Procrastination = Messy Glass Cook Top


Perfectionism and procrastination can get in the way of accomplishing alot of things including cleaning a messy glass cook top. This is a task that I do not like to do. When we chose this type of cook top I thought the glass would be … Continue reading

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Mindful Photography


I don’t have any classes with lectures but this one. Although this is the case, mindfully walking has helped in one class, and that is my photography class. Even though I do take my time when going out to take … Continue reading

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Varnish


I can hear every breath, every footstep, every twitch. Its like in movies where someone is nervous and uncomfortable, and suddenly every time another person clears their throat the sound is earth shattering. I can smell varnish. I have been … Continue reading

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Gone


The noise of the machines digs into my brain. Not painful, just stuck there. Images sear my brain. The hurt. The despair. I feel the loneliness. I feel the emptiness. I feel abandonment. The buildings are forgotten to the families … Continue reading

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Visual Intoxication


My eyes slowly drink in everything that surrounds me. The pictures, I find, to be most magnetic. All in black and white. This was not some frivolous surface set of photographs. There is always a seriousness in black and white … Continue reading

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