Sunday, April 10, 2016

Week of April 4 - Tony Conrad, Draw a bird day, more

Noting passing of Dream Syndicate's Tony Conrad Film and Audio astronaut of '60s Lower Manhattan. I don't know too much about him, but he was an influencer on the influencers. And I picked up on him when I was picking up on LaMonte Young. Like Ed Sanders, he would make his own instruments for his own purpose.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/10/arts/artsspecial/tony-conrad-experimental-filmmaker-and-musician-dies-at-76.html

http://moontravellerherald.blogspot.com/2015/09/la-monte-young-and-second-dream-of-high.html


This is a bird drawing that remarks on human pattern: That the week before a ceasefire tends to be hellish, as sides push for advantage ahead of stasis. The drawing was my entry in the #drawabirdday activity.








From the vaults my poem for Jennifer Lawrence -
Thinking all week of lithe Aleta in the deep
A bit like Jennifer Lawrence in toga
Salvaging the wreck
Holding her breath
Holding the line and 
Heading up in the dark green current FOR MORE

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