A letter from Penelope to my readers

Penelope writings, poem fragments were scattered on the island of Ithaca, 2012.     A tribute to Clio, a muse.   More here: Arriving at Ithaka Dinner with Penelope and Odysseus Envelope Returning home    

Arriving at Ithaca

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

View

The Mediterranean views, land and sea, in art and literature – are a part of me; If I contemplate on them from above as of from a plane – they turn out to be abstract. When I observe them from the side, they become symbolic. If I apply blue, I bring the ocean and sweet water […]

Enso-Mandala-Womb

Last weekend I was one of 25 participants in a calligraphy intensive day with Tirza Paytan-Sela. I was practicing the Enso; When you paint-draw an Enso, you do it from left up-words and then down. Usually the heavy part of ink is at the start. Somehow, this whole day the weight was at the end of each Enso. The […]

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 […]

Be my guest: Bill Viola and Gaston Bachelard

  BE MY GUEST is a venue for others to share their art; I assemble between creators in my sitting room. Linear time and locality are not relevant. Bill Viola is speaking about his video artwork, Ocean Without a Shore – exhibited at Venice Biennale 2007. He points out the link between the dead and the […]

Almost abstract 2

Music Notes: water, orange, tunnel, crow, Miho. Instructions: You can play each video-sound separately. You can also play them all together, again and again.   [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZOWFEcoAGA&list=HL1338181236&feature=mh_lolz[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOQNynLonXg[/youtube] [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZOWFEcoAGA&list=HL1338181236&feature=mh_lolz[/youtube] More here:https://nonaorbach.com//?p=1533

Artist and Fish

SELF PORTRAIT ———————————————————————————————-  PORTRAIT OF THE SELF           More about the connection between artists and fish: Avraham Ofek: “Artist are the off-springs of fisherman…”