…of Salmon Creek Farm seems not quite real, a bit like a dream, as we move fast to settle in as much as possible before the crowd descends Wednesday night for a long weekend of opening activities and ..
…was a good way to end the last day in..
…(the brilliant brain child of friend Alice Waters which feels like a real life utopia of free-range students) is where I am this afternoon with a class of seventh graders to gather harvests to display on pedestals on the Domestic Integrities rug for the closing ceremony tonight – and they are taking it very seriously, though true to some cliches, as ..
…I’m taking a break from the daily diary right now, but in the mean time you can get general info, see pages on projects & shows and what’s happening now, then check out more details on upcoming 2013 projects at The Walker Art Center, The Isreali Digital Arts Center, The Port of Rotterdam, The deCordova ..
…or Cynara cardunculus, are found wildly making their way all over my L.A. hill, and I do my best to encourage their big-leaved purple-thistle-flowered towering drama – and one of these days I have to get around to actually braising those tough stems into somethi..
…the Dutch artist from Rotterdam joined curator Gabi Ngcobo and me for a public chat tonight hosted by the Liverpool Biennial, which was a good chance to get to know her and her work, including an inspiring series of projects in the local neighborhood of Anfield (famous for it’s Liverpool team football stadium, and rows ..
…was the focus of the afternoon with our last Princeton Student Colony visitor – equipped with homemade spindles from wood dowels and toy wheels, with simple hooks at the end, we passed around the raw Coopworth wool – while gathered in a circle in our outdoor domed classroom – and gradually got the hang of ..
…on the street in front of my house was probably resigned to remaining forever lost in the massive shadow of the looming carob tree to it’s south – but lo, that tree took a tumble with our hurricane-like wind storm – and now that peach tree, mostly invisible to the world since it was a ..
…the most elegant, austere, and simple yet in the series – designed this year by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor and Dutch landscape designer Piet Oudolf in London’s Kensington Gardens – is in it’s final days and the inspiration for this years Serpentine Marathon series of talks taking place this weekend organized by curator Hans Ulrich ..
…the Istanbul based architecture studio founded by Turkish Selva Gürdoğan and Danish Gregers Tang Thomsen, presented their design of the exhibition ‘Becoming Istanbul‘ (in collaboration with the graphics of Project Projects) which opened at SALT Beyoğlu this evening – kicking off 90 events i..
…was the happy surprise of the day – as I caught my folk-singing friend‘s last performance (involving layers of gorgeous vocals live and delayed echoing through the cold cavernous corridor of the 2005 Herzog & de Meuron designed addition, accompanied by a painted steamer trunk full of costumes such as pioneer bonnets and equipment like ..
…was a proud moment today, as Miles from the Rome Sustainable Food Project kitchen – which energizes us with daily meals of local, seasonal, organic and delicious food made from the freshest Roman stuff around grown by farmers they know by name – arrived at my door with two empty crates inquiring about the possibility ..
…today and frequent evenings around 17:30 is the great gift of warmer days, later sun sets, stone pavers that hold the days heat, and a critical mass of friendly yogis – especially newly arrived friend Gaby – willing to hoof it up to the top floor garden yoga studio overlooking the city for an hour ..
…here on the slopes below Castel San Pietro, some of which are said to be more than 400 years old and cultivated on this land for thousands of years, are getting their early spring pruning, like all of the other olive trees in the area, leading to aromatic bonfires of branches and picturesque billows of ..
…from the Roman Rooftop Homestead is very good indeed, with the happy plants beginning to climb up the pea-stake branches that were just installed for them, and today I notice the first peapods hiding in the bright green foliage, and then, as often happens when first discovering something, you begin to realize it is e..
…are popping up in back – a late-mid-winter color boost – but I’m hearing from the gardeners that the mice usually get to the almonds well before they are ready for t..
…is something that is only meant to fall once every twenty years – but they got over an inch last winter and we’re getting it today – magic! pretty! (global..