…indefinitely for short-term rentals starting November 11th (as I transition to rural life and work at a long-term farm/commune project). More on the rental here. (More on the hous..
…is the awesome 1974 book by my heroes Lawrence and Anna Halprin, with Jim Burns and Paul Baum, which I can’t believe I am just discovering now – as I prepare for a series of workshops at home in LA and in Northern California produced by the Graham Foundation in conjunction with their soon-to-open exhibition ..
…presented by The Los Angeles Seminary for Embodied and Civic Arts is coming up this Labor Day weekend at For Your Art! Sundown Stock & Exchange at For Your Art, 6020 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles Labor Day weekend: Friday August 29th: 7pm – 9pm and Saturday August 30th – Monday September 1st: 12pm – 5pmThe Los Angeles Seminary for Embodied and Civic ..
…of Edible Estate Regional Prototype Garden #15: Twin Cities at Chez Schoenherr in Woodbury, Minnesota commissioned by the Walker Art Center seems to be as active, fecund, fertile, loved, lived-in, tended, and edible as ever – which I learned from intrepid journalist Kim Palmer’s (who has been hot on the Edible Estates beat since the open call in February 2013) ..
…which has been meeting weekly at my place since June 1st is now almost wrapping up, and since it’s been a pretty intimate environment we haven’t been doing any live-tweeting, hash-tagging, or photo-posting, but I can report that we’ve had an amazing stream of special guests join us for guided conversation over lunch in the garden, including ..
…is my post-it note from yesterday’s Brutally Early Club here in L.A. with Hans Ulrich Obrist, for his instagram campaign to save ha..
…is the title of the story written by Wildflowering L.A. site #44 owner Jennifer Mandel, just posted on Zócalo Public Square… “A few weeks ago, a guy from Wildflowering LA came to take away the sign; we had him take one last picture of us with it in our scraggly and faun-colored yard. We were sad ..
…after watching the latest The PBS Art Assignment video – with author/vlogger John Green and curator Sarah Urist Green – featuring my assignment to make your own thick, heavy, soft, cushy, inviting crocheted rug just like the Domestic Integrities rug that’s been traveling around for the past few years – also a great opportunity to share the story of Hélio Oiticica’s parangolés which ..
…with a video going live today which was shot in part at site #22, the nearly one acre flagship site at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden buzzing with wildlife. (and Wildflowering.org for all of the project detai..
…about Wildflowering L.A. – check them out at KCET’s Artbound, PolicyMic, and on KPCC’s Off-Ramp – plus the recorded conversations from our April 26-..
…(Hélio Oiticica’s made-up word for his pieces, which is what I am calling my interlocking triangular knitted wearable sculptures – combo cape/caftan/scarf/shawl/vestment/wrap to be worn in public formations, mostly by tribes of guys) consisted of ten friends wrangled before the closing ceremony on the museum terrace at sunset last night, staged to be shot by Bay Area photographer Terri L..
…on the rug (at The Berkeley Art Museum show ‘The Possible’) now around 30 feet in diameter, features over 20 pedestals thoughtfully arranged with this mornings fresh harvests by Edible Schoolyard eighth graders (plus two massive xylophones of scavenged wood by San Diego artist friend Keenan Hartsten), goodbye Berkeley and goodbye rug – not sure where you’re headed ..
…(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 ..
…with a few friends and a few brave and enthusiastic passers-by – where we make a living sculpture, taking turns coming out of it and responding with new positions – is a fun final activity (we lasted an hour, but I could really do all day long) on the rug before it is given a final installation by ..
…closing ceremonies this Friday of the hard-to-describe, village-like, amorphous, ephemeral, makerly, living/breathing show that has been evolving at the Berkeley Art Museum over the past four months, and soon to head north from home in LA to organize some final activities and installations on the Domestic Integr..
…a favored source of garden bed and pathway mulch, is procured this afternoon from the nearby Glendale horsey feed and seed shop, prompted by some wilty annual veg plants suffering in the recent summer-like 100 deg..
…to those who made the culminating Wildflowering L.A. show/event last weekend possible… Genny Arnold and Lili Singer (Theodore Payne Foundation) / Michelle Matthews and Veronica Franco (The Shed) / Leigh Adams, Erin Harkey, Joshua Link, Tom McKenzie, Brooke Sauer, Andy Wilcox, Richard Schulhof (director, The Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Gardens) / the volunteers Carolyn Gray Anderson, Noe Gaytan, Sara Abed, Ernesto Perez, Jeremy ..
…just posted today by Cal Poly Pomona Department of Landscape Architecture student Alejandro Castellon features some cool time-lapse images of site # 37 in their school courtyard, and will be included in our two-day show opening..
…spring show/events next weekend, April 26 & 27, for which I’ll be taping out a massive 40′ x 70′ freeway map of LA county, upon which the 50 sites will be marked by fresh wildflower cuttings – ideally brought by the owners themselves on Saturday – so that visitors will be able to take a ..
…in April is a special thrill, since it was the journal that entered our home every month when I was growing up, and shaped my idea of ..