The language we focus on informs us, it shapes who we become, it shapes our culture. Let’s become multilingual, and remember the language of plants, animals and seasons, and bring the fruits of these languages to our community.
The interactive art and postcard exhibit, Medium | Message | Mail is at the Mail Depot in Petaluma, CA until May 3rd, 2016. The show concept is a reimagination of the postcard, used to communicate artistically.
What is the language of our land? I wonder about how language currently shapes our perceptions of the world. When language aligns with the land it came from, it is likely saying something very specific and necessary.
I’ve been growing my own Japanese indigo plants to dye with for the last 5 years. There are many reasons to grow your own:
1. Magic. It is magical that a leaf can make this beautiful color. But it gets more magical. The dyebath is yellow-green and so is your yarn…