Category: Creative expression

  • Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    Bellydance: Beyond the Veils

    In April I had the privilege of interviewing five women, Alia Thabit, Carrie Konyha, Katie Holland, Keti Sharif and Maria Sangiorgi, all well known as teachers and performers in the world of bellydance. The interviews were for the 4th Sacred Dance Summit. Each summit has a different focus. In this one I was exploring Bellydance:…

  • Cairo: Theatre Uncut 2014!

    Theatre Uncut was created to get people thinking, talking and taking action on the events that are happening in the world around them. The idea is simple. Playwrights from a selection of countries are asked to write brand new short plays in response to their current political situation. These scripts are then made available for…

  • The Creative Process-Prioritizing Presence over Productivity

    This is an excellent article about Werner Herzog’s new book Werner Herzog: A Guide for the Perplexed. The book is not yet available, it will be released on September 2, 2014, but the article contains excellent quotations from Herzog on his creative process and the role of money in the creative process. Enjoy! http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2014/08/18/werner-herzog-guide-for-the-perplexed-cronin/

  • Just Play!

    Play seems to be the big topic of conversation for this week! I had 2 conversations and then saw this video; using the rule of 3 it is time to write about it! The first conversation was with an artist friend who is deep in the womb of the Great Mother creating things she doesn’t…