@kelli_cain’s live notes:
hello. welcome. thank you.
an assemblage is an open ended entanglement of ways of being.
varied trajectories and indeterminacies.
in terms of scheduled arrivals, the ocean shows up when it wants to.
euclidean geometries calling on heavens. points equidistant to a fixed point extending from a center, into a center. moving in or along a curving path. located or situated on every side.
freedom emerges from open ended play. conflict. potential misunderstandings.
freedom is the negotiation of ghosts on a haunted landscape, it does not exorcise the haunting but works to survive and negotiate it.
the watcher of the gates is the crusher of spontinaety.
I spelled that word wrong and i’m owning it.
also, the watcher crushes fun.
it’s a parasite.
in the case of the creative mind the intellect has removed its watcher from the gates.
a dispossession. an expulsion. the old heave ho. kiss off? an eviction. see you later watcher.
brian tours with
on the regular.
they make cool videos
mycellium is the neurological network of nature. interlacing mosaics of mycellium infuse habitats with information sharing membranes. these membranes are
react to change.
and collectively have long term health of the host environment in mind. (paul stamets)
“and they talked, and new worlds
were born of their talking.
it is of the nature of idea to be
communicated, written, spoken
the idea is like grass. it craves
it likes crowds.
thrives on crossbreeding,
grows better for being stepped on.” ursula k. le guin
encounters are by their nature indeterminate.
we are unpredictably transformed by them.
response takes us to new places.
the important stuff for life on earth happens through encounter. assemblage.
precarity. (precarity is a word right?)
encounter. encountering, encounters.
would you like to see random photos of our farm?
would you like to ask us any questions?
notes from and thoughts on:
“ mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins ” by anna lowenhaupt tsing
“ ritual and consciousness monoculture ” by sarah perry
friedrich von schiller’s letter to a friend
“ mycelium running ” by paul stamets
“ book of disquiet ” by fernando pessoa
“ designing design ” by kenya hara
“ infinite jest ” by david foster wallace
“ small is beautiful ” by e.f. shumacher
“ we used to be everywhere ” by craig foltz
“ one straw revolution ” by masanobu fukuoka
“ the dispossessed ” by ursula k. le guin
“ silence ” by john cage