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Crossing in the dark

Our darkest moments can be our greatest teachers. For a year now I’ve been paying cautious attention to the events of my waking life and observing the stories I tell myself as though I were recounting a dream. This dreamwork on the human waking dream has given me some...

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MH is a community organizer, visual artist, popular educator, creative writer, performance wizard, art and yoga facilitator and feminist researcher currently completing her Master's in Women's Studies at the University of Ottawa, en français. She completed her...

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On conflict, contrast and confluence

They long for one another but do not mix, bodies of water running side by side, but never do they interwtine… In Manaus, Brazil, there is a natural phenomenon of confluence between two rivers, the Rio Nego and Rio Solimoes, which run alongside one another for miles,...

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the noble fragrance of a crushed heart

There are few moments that inspire beauty and gratitude as much as the sorrow of a hurting heart. These moments interrupt our daily mechanical operations; force us to look squarely at ourselves in complete honesty and request that we face ourselves, naked, raw and...

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Beautiful (s)light

So, they’re building a highway. On this night when I drove past the site of the new highway, along the old rural route 105, and along the construction sites there was a new sight, a bright light that illuminated the side of the mountain at night. If it wasn’t for...

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Sneezing is believing

So often we rely on our senses to access reality in a way that locates reality outside ourselves. But what happens when we look within and observe reality from the outside, looking in? Today I had another one of my epic sneezing cascades, where one sneeze leads to the...

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when intention exceeds capacity

Today was a day not unlike any other aside from the simple fact which called my attention very intently to everything that happened in my surroundings. I was so intensely present for the slightest moments, sensations, feelings, thoughts, emotions and experiences. I...

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Simultaneous creation and destruction

I’ve recently been taken with fully exploring sensations in a body as part of transcending established notions of space and time as containement, seeing them instead as vehicles for chanelling creative energy As the connective thread of these blog posts demonstrate...

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Impromptu sur(real)under

In the ongoing search to improve our lives, we may seek to arrive at sometimes elusive destinations that take our attention away from the road we walk. The creative process however rests on a complete surrender. One must let go of all inhibitions and let their purest...

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Reciprocity failure – the downsizing artist

There is a term used in the trade of photography that refers to the point when algorithms fail to determine the reciprocal rapport between photo settings that will yield enough light to write an image onto a negative. I cannot help entertaining the notion that this...

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