Tag Archives: collaboration

The Mystery

I picked up Chris Jonas and Dylan Mclaughlin  from Albuquerque airport the other day. The had been in New York working on an opera with Anthony Braxton and the Tricentric Foundation. I knew they were tired and that they had … Continue reading

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Learnings from a Wise Fool…

Yesterday, I was talking with someone who asked me about my passion for Wise Fool New Mexico. In explaining my thinking, I felt like I arrived at some clarity into three questions I am exploring: What does ‘be the change you … Continue reading

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What kind of player are you?

In the last couple of years, I acquired a mantra – Life is a collective creative process. Breath, emotions, thoughts, words, actions, relationship, dynamics, systems, structures, institutions, communities, societies. These are all products of creativity – the act of bringing … Continue reading

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The ugly in beauty

This past week, I kept stumbling into conversations about the ugly in beauty. In the most recent conversation, a friend said “Ahh, it’s kind of like that whole you can’t have light without dark thing, right?” Yes, I guess it is. … Continue reading

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“Whatchyadoin’?” – more musings on being led by our red noses

Wise Fool red noses (a.k.a. clowns) are leading me to all sorts of curious places. Last night we did solo and partner performances. I did my first solo performance and I tanked it. I wasn’t funny.  I had trouble navigating … Continue reading

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Stepping More Deeply into the Art of Listening

Listen! This is an instruction our red nose (a.k.a. clowning) teacher often gives to us. Listen. As a mediator, I thought I had thrown myself deep into active listening. Our red nose practice, however, is asking me to go deeper. … Continue reading

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Waking up and going for a wander on Thanksgiving Day….

[Introductory note: this post goes in different directions – it is part of a wider process in which I’m grappling with what it means to be (r)evolutionary – that is, to nurture the evolution that is the base of revolution. … Continue reading

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