Moon viewing 2015 – Kuroda Momoko

At this temple by the edge of the lake I wait for the moon   みづうみのほとりの寺に月を待つ   Kuroda Momoko Moon viewing 2015 – 月見    

Moon viewing 2015 – 月見

It is a Japanese tradition to sit on a balcony and observe the moon reflected in a pool. I have the privilege to be a guest at an event at  Jikkoin Temple 実光院 at Ohara, Kyoto this coming October 2015.  All performances will be dedicated to one motif – The Moon.  I have been sitting in my studio’s balcony […]

Arriving at Ithaca

כִּי תֵּצֵא בַּדֶּרֶךְ אֶל אִיתָקָה שְׁאַל כִּי תֶּאֱרַךְ דַּרְכְּךָ מְאֹד מְלֵאָה בְּהַרְפַּתְקָאוֹת, מְלֵאָה בְּדַעַת   httpv:// When you set out for Ithaka ask that your way be long, httpv:// Σα βγεις στον πηγαιμό για την Ιθάκη, να εύχεσαι νάναι μακρύς ο δρόμος, γεμάτος περιπέτειες, γεμάτος γνώσεις. httpv://   The first lines from Ithaka by Constantine […]

Be my guest: Naomi Zur sends presents to Penelope and Odysseus

BE MY GUEST is a venue for others to share their art. Linear time and locality are not relevant. Naomi Zur is a colleague artists of mine. She encourages me along my path as I work on my Blog as artwork, and on my dream to revive Anciant Alexandria Library. She is also very playful and […]

Be my guest: Hiroshi Sugimoto, Predag Matvejevic, Janine Antoni

“We need a port of departure: A shore or view, an event or a story. The place we are leaving is less important than the one we will arrive at.“ Breviare Mediterraneen, Predag Matvejevic Hiroshi Sugimoto/ Time Exposed: A presentation of some of Sugimoto’s photographs from the portfolio “Time Exposed.” The portfolio consists of 50 […]

Sailing to Lisbon with Pesoa and Saramago

I was twelve on our second voyage through the same Mediterranean ports on the Greek Queen Anna Maria. I went into a familiar cabin. It was soothing to follow the blue of sky and blue sea cut the circle of the window into two halves. They danced as I laid on my bed close to the ceiling. Once every two or […]

Avraham Ofek: “Artist are the off-springs of fisherman…”

httpv:// The pursuit of sailing activates longing and yearning. It is linked in my mind to some kind of OVER THERE in the horizon; The hope that there will be some  answer,  the wish to fill a desire or thirst. The experience of longing is attached to my childhood memory of the slow process of approaching to a […]

The secrets of Kyoto 3/7 – Nest

Kyoto nests in a grid of streets encompassed by green mountain slopes. In spite of the ancient grid , I got lost every day. It was hard to know if I am heading south or east – the horizon felt the same as at the middle of the sea; 360* of a round horizon of mountains […]

The Phoenicians

Since childhood, the Phoenicians filled my imagination. I admired their courage rowing in tilting wooden boats in starry nights- miraculously finding their way. They could read the stars as I did the alphabet. Later, I learned that the Hebrew sacred 22 letters- actually derive from Phoenician. When I was four years old, my father sat […]