Last week I performed a new piece at the Image Factory Art Foundation in Belize City. It was part of LAB4, a two-week experimental art space created and curated by Katie Numi Usher. This is the fourth year of the LAB and I’ve been so grateful to be a part of the last two installments of this project. It’s been a huge part of my creative process here in Belize, as it’s challenged me to make something new every year. It’s also been awesome to be part of a project which features the work of so many great artists in Belize. Continue reading “I Am The Lovers @ LAB4”
We’ve been living on the farm for a month now, and being here is so peaceful and inspiring. There are some adjustments I’ve had to make to my routine, including getting used to a more rustic way of living (hello, spiders and scorpions), but overall I feel like I’m finding my rhythm. I’ve been bike riding into town more and I’m slowly getting comfortable with it, which is huge for me. And I’ve found a tree which I’ve declared my favorite. Old, tall and wise, it’s where I go to sit and reflect, listen to birds, watch iguanas climb and chase bugs, and receive answers to my questions. I’ve discovered ways to ground my practice here – taking walks around the farm, meditating under my tree and listening – which is how I know I’m truly settling in. Continue reading “The Front Porch”
I performed this week in LAB3 at the Image Factory Art Foundation in Belize City. The LAB is a two-week experimental art project in the gallery curated by Kate Numi Usher, where artists create work in the space for display or performance within a 48-hour period. It is a wonderful project and I am grateful to have participated in it again this year. Continue reading “Legacy/Love at LAB3”
Yesterday I went to Belize City to meet my friends Fran and Greg, who were in town just for the day. They were new to Belize and I was playing host, which was kind of cool because it was the first time I felt like I finally have a sense of how to get around the neighborhood on my own, and have been to enough spots to make suggestions. Continue reading “Feeling Like A Local”
On Monday, Jamaul and I did a performance art piece, Altared, at the Image Factory Art Foundation in Belize City. The performance was the closing of Katie Numi Usher’s LAB2, a two-week installation in the gallery featuring different rotating works. Continue reading “Altared @ LAB2”
My first month in Belize!
It’s been kind of awesome. In between days of hanging out in San Ignacio, eating the amazing food at Jamaul’s restaurant (Roots Wraps & Smoothies – the best! And #1 in San Ignacio on Trip Advisor!), taking walks to the river, talking to lizards, tuning my ear to Spanish and Kriol, drinking beer and rum, and meeting some very friendly folks, I have also attended some wonderful events such as International Day of Yoga and the 20-year anniversary party for the Image Factory Art Foundation in Belize City. Continue reading “Mama, I Made It!”