photo from the Stranger
The artist I work for, John Grade, is in Seattle's best newspaper today, The Stranger.
I am helping with his latest project and I am leaving tomorrow to go to Bellingham to participate in these awesome shenanigans:
"This Saturday in Bellingham, a parade of people will don a series of sculptures that have been on display at the newly renovated Whatcom Museum. They'll walk the sculptures down the streets of town and into Bellingham Bay, where the sculptures—24-foot, Seussian-looking white cones that waggle and sway in the slightest wind, made of a corn-based polymer and paper—will dissolve in 30 seconds. A videographer will be waiting underwater to capture those Ophelian final moments—that was the image that inspired this piece, called The Elephant Bed. (Its actual shape was informed by the microscopic algae that formed the white cliffs of Dover, where the piece originated last year in a residency at Fabrica in Brighton, UK. The white cones Grade made for Fabrica are long dissolved in the English sea; new ones were fabricated, and will disintegrate, in Bellingham. Next fall, he'll create another, related, installation—as if this one swam all that way—across the English Channel, in a gallery in Normandy.)" - Jen Graves, The Stranger
Today is one of those days when I sit back and think about how much I love my life and everything I fill my time with. I love my life. What today reminds you of why you should love your life?