WHOLE

They tell me alchemy doesn't exist, But I took this pain And I turned it to gold; This self-loathing to wine. I learned how to transform destruction into growth How to take all these broken, chipped, Fragmented pieces And make something WHOLE.

Self Reclamation Through Ritual-in-Performance

"That which in art reminds us of our greater selves, our unexplored potentials, and our personal mysteries —however beautiful, dignified, humiliating, or painful— ultimately opens us to transpersonal realities of which we are not immediately conscious." In her fantastic article about the work of Ana Mendieta and Yoko Ono, Deborah K. Ultan explored how both …

Emotional Intelligence.

"The emotionally intelligent person knows that love is a skill, not a feeling, and will require trust, vulnerability, generosity, humor, sexual understanding, and selective resignation. The emotionally intelligent person awards themselves the time to determine what gives their working life meaning and has the confidence and tenacity to try to find an accommodation between their …

Chantal Akerman’s Moving Through Time and Space, 2008.

In 2008, Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston presented Moving Through Space and Time by Chantal Akerman, as the artist’s first solo museum exhibition in the United States. This exhibition and its accompanying catalogue were presented as a collaborative effort of four institutions: Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston; …