Korean Kindness
Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at 5:45 am

One chaotic saturday morning, I received a phone call from an old friend about an opportunity to have a show and present at a seminar in Seoul. The details were sketchy, but the thought of traveling to Korea was exciting. I had but nebulous knowledge of the culture and the country, but images of buncheong [...]

The China feeling: Mixed
Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 at 3:52 pm

China. Unlike my usual travel prep, there had been no reading of anything by Chinese authors or even reading up about the country I was going to. Just a lot of received doubts. What about food? vegetarian in China? you must be JOKING! WHAT? you’re leaving your daughter behind? for 6 weeks? You must be [...]

Us and Them
Monday, October 11th, 2010 at 12:27 pm

This is not what I was going to write about in my first ever blog. It was going to be about the monsoon. The rain, the grey skies hanging low. The earth a sudden violent green after months of scorched brown and yellow. The studio, quiet, cool, dark. Then two days before India’s 65th Independence [...]