A question for creative renewal

Wherever we are in this moment, we ask ourselves: Q: Am I ready? How will I create something on my horizon to look forward to?*Responses will be curated and may be shared with permission.Permission* Yes, I give my permission Show Full AgreementBy submitting your response, you are granting AROHO permission for possible publication – in whole or excerpts – in digital Waves and Waves archives, which may also be shared on our website and...

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A New Year’s Blessing

May we meet on the horizon where water meets light, wandering. Bodies rooted and reaching. Steady in, steady out. All mouths and hands wondering. Our hearts our rooms, side by side, open wide. Each moment here is our sacred blessing.   Q: If you were to write your own blessing for sister creatives what would it be? What if you conceived of a blessing for your own creative work?*Responses will be curated and may be shared with...

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Braiding Water and Light
Dec18

Braiding Water and Light

  “Is there a way that art-making or writing practice is a way of stepping out of toxic lineage, as much as it is a braiding or weaving of water and light?” — Bhanu Kapil Submit your response   “I wished that woman would write . . . so that other women, other unacknowledged sovereigns, might exclaim: I too, overflow; my desires have invented new desires, my body knows unheard of songs.” — Hélène...

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Haiku with Reflection on 2021 Global Sisterhood Camp by Bhanu Kapil
Dec17

Haiku with Reflection on 2021 Global Sisterhood Camp by Bhanu Kapil

  Haiku with Reflection on 2021 Global Sisterhood Camp by Bhanu Kapil   Place the photograph* In the stainless steel sink. Light a match.   *I’m thinking of the last question we held: “What is the lineage of an image?”  Is there a way that art-making or writing practice is a way of stepping out of toxic lineage, as much as it is a braiding or weaving of water and light?  Perhaps what I really want to...

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For Bhanu Kapil on behalf of AROHO by Karina Puente
Dec17

For Bhanu Kapil on behalf of AROHO by Karina Puente

  For Bhanu Kapil on behalf of AROHO by Karina Puente   Dear Creative Sisters, The golden light between us becomes a rainbow when we give the sun a drink of water in the morning. Thank you, Bhanu, for showing us how to invite illumination into our practice. Thank you for guiding us in citing the Source. Below is a visual treat and gift for you, Bhanu. To inspire prisms of art and letters. — Karina...

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