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I didn’t anticipate much anxiety before this residency. But lately I’ve become more and more aware of how much sound is around me. And not necessarily the good kind. The cluttering kind. But I think a whole lotta good sound can become bad in that cluttering-can’t find any awareness of my thoughts-kind of way. I’d have to admit that I am anxious to be alone with my thoughts and sink into my process. Sometimes it’s hard for me to live in that state of temporary isolation. But like any artist does, I do crave that time to make a priority out of creating. And it’s a luxury, right? *the guilt sets in for taking this time…and I fight back* Yesterday I spent most of the day as a warm-up. I made coffee, journaled, read some Mary Oliver, found music that made my sensibilities dance…it feels like it’s been so long (or maybe I’ve just come really far) from being in that place. I could feel my own resistance from myself. But I need this…and I want this…right?
To come…upon arrival in Virginia (and dependent on internet) I will announce and explain the next two major projects coming up for Frame. I am so excited. Can’t quite sit still.
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