somebody asked me today what the Purpose of MMA was today… or was it – did I have a philosophy? what were my underlying principles? Let me say that, there is something earth-shattering about the drive behind this; something primal. It’s driven by something extremely intuitive, & I’ve found a few others who have put…Read More
I have some really amazing friends. I met them at a party. Their own party. I didn’t know them yet, but Paige Green gave a slideshow of her work, and Arann played some music. I can tend to be a bit of a tough critic, but I was impressed! This was 3 years ago. Since then,…Read More
The Day the Bus, the food, the facilitators, the live music, the equipment, & the participants Got Stopped by a Big Rig on it’s Side!
Yes – I was on Bolinas beach with the majority of my crew, setting up at rapid speed, anticipating the arrival of the bus load at any minute! I was also waiting on the food, the rest of my supplies, my facilitators, my musician, etc. It occured to me that my cell phone wasn’t getting…Read More
So – let’s take this a step back even further… Architecture School. University of Oregon. 1996-2000. It was an incredible time for me – surrounded by incredibly Creative people. It was truly there that I was so ecstatic to learn that, guess what? Rules (via art) are meant to be broken! This is where real…Read More
I thought I’d begin with a small description of: The Very First Messy Monkey Event. The only rule was that there were (essentially) no rules. The intent was to: Think Outside the Box, to use unconventional means to experiment with “art” to use large brooms & other wide utensils to stray from any detail or…Read More