Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 8 PM
Sun Worshipers, curated by Sierra Stinson, "is a 100-page print compendium of works by 26 artists who represent the city’s unique circumspection and vitality."
Music by Robot Romantic
Musical performances by Airport and Hair and Space Museum
1500 Lakeview Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98102
Return paths veering off. An object’s function over, a package no longer housing its charge, discarded, picked up, thrown back. Its vector recharted.
The indication of something.
Turtle decoys emulate the shape of a turtle.
Gesture and asterisk; footnote and Ibid.
The pink of an April cherry tree in blossom matches the steel gray of a November sky.
Constants within the periphery.
Value-laden objects vs. trash.
To cast off, launch.
A dirty piece of cardboard becomes a rudder in a flood of refuse.
In Zen translations, interpreters are encouraged to put their own spin on things.
In picking up and reconfiguring these found objects, I make my own junk collection.
Both content and container.
Garbage, which bombards me daily, is transformed into clarity.
Sometimes the best way to respect my subject matter is to let it live on the periphery,
if I try to pinpoint it, it becomes inert and arrives D.O.A.
DOG AS FULCRUM
“Fido” comes from “fidelity”.
A dog can be an anchor to pivot from.
We are on the leash on limitless expansion. Tethered, we have the courage to be in the world.
“The exclusive control of territory confers three substantial benefits on its occupants.
These essential territorial satisfactions are identity, security and stimulation." 
“To see security through creating and maintaining an idiosyncratic décor.” 
“…plastic lawn fawns and flamingos, ceramic gnomes and huntsman are all symbols of individualism, albeit conformist individualism.” 
The individual’s daily range of orbit.
Home’s function as the archetypal reference point.
The tug of home.
Terrierisms and found text
Fences topped with barbed wire and signs advertising the presence of short-tempered dogs.
The red dog would be off his leash
In a part of West Oakland known as Dogtown