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Dignity for the Earth

This year I read several of N.K. Jemison’s books, and Adrienne Maree Brown’s Emergent Strategy. Both are excellent writers, and I highly recommend their works. I wanted to create an image that might express some of what I felt reading these books. They inspired me to re-prioritize collaboration and organizing with other humans. Working towards a more just and liberated world to me means focusing on care of the earth — the people, the plants and animals around us. It means treating the earth and all its inhabitants with honor and dignity. Nature works in collaboration — all the animals, bugs, plants, soil, water, air all work together to create a community in the soil. So too must we collaborate with one another, to respect and care for our fellow humans, the earth, and all its inhabitants.

Pickle Pots!

Pickle Pots!

January 25, 2011

Just finished setting up a ceramics studio in our basement. Working on making some pickling pots for the Spring Season. Here is where they are spun: Some sneak previews of…