Category Archives: Mend & Repair

The Aesthetics of Transformation

Yesterday I finished mending the awning for our terrace pergola. It was not an enjoyable task but the awning is fundamental as I spend much of the morning (or at least would like to) at my terrace work table and … Continue reading

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Busted

My friend, Franca, recently shared an article by Goffredo Parise, Italian journalist (and companion of artist Giosetta Fioroni) entitled “Il rimedio è la povertà” (“The remedy is poverty”). The article attacks modern man’s addiction to consumerism.  Parise made a distinction … Continue reading

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Boro-like reparations for the studio

This is the bottom of my Parian beach bag. Every year it’s a victim of more wear and tear so I add another patch boro style. This means the more the bag is worn, the more it will be repaired thus the more … Continue reading

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A Mended Sidewalk

Originally posted on Art Narratives by Cynthia Korzekwa:
Mending is a philosophy. And a measurement of value.  If something must be mended, it means it has been used, thus is useful.  Unfortunately, we have a tendency to look at much…

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Mending one’s faith in their fellowman

We are living in a time of great transition which often is very spOOKy. Watching TV news has become a source of anxiety because it’s an overdose of the Wierd and the Wicked. Being surrounded by so much negative energy … Continue reading

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