Story of Bob

Originally posted on Tocksin: 2012-12-1 9:18:41

Feeling demoralized by his environment, twenty years in the same house, fucking the same wife, not able to see his way clear. How to feel the lightness he used to know, how to be once again youthful and free?

Now he just wants to lay around.

When he’s not laying around, he is thinking about laying around. He eats without pleasure because to eat is to feel full, satiated, lethargic, down right tired. He would rather not eat, but eat he does because of that moment that he is biting he is saying pleasure, but soon his stomach puts up an argument, he feels that too familiar feeling of wanting to lay down.

Maybe, I dying he thinks? Maybe I will end my life. But he holds on…to what?

He holds on to the idea that of he can some how see his way clear, that a solution is there…

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Paper Plate Mandala

Originally posted on Make::

As a young sculptor fresh from art school, Wendy Brackman struggled with the problem of “selling out.” In the video below she talks about her decision to become a party entertainer. Her act involves spontaneous sculpture of weird party hats cut by hand, from paper plates, using scissors, and joined together with staples. That was it. In need of a broader color palette, she began painting the plates with acrylic house paint before cutting them up, and as her act developed and began to take off, eventually graduated to custom-printed and die-cut cardstock blanks, instead of plates.

Video by Jon Kalish

Eventually, she began to incorporate jokes and “patter” into her routine. Now, 30 years on, her alter ego Wacky Wendy is a hugely successful and sought-after party act. She’s flown all over the world by corporate clients for executive retreats and other gala events. Recently, her 8′-diameter Paper Plate…

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