Climate Change

Inspiration for the struggling Creative ~ Climate Change.

The Great Turning ( from Joanna Macy's "Coming back to Life" ) The Great Turning is a name for the essential adventure of our time: the shift from the industrial growth society to a life-sustaining civilization. The ecological and social crises we face are inflamed by an economic system dependent on accelerating growth. This self-destructing political economy sets its goals and measures its performance in terms of ever-increasing corporate profits--in other words by how fast materials can be extracted from Earth and turned into consumer products, weapons, and waste.

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On natures time

Recently, I teamed up with photographer Troy Moth to paint the body of a model for a nature series he did. I was asked to design and paint the models body in full, based on an inuit myth of a woman who falls from a boat and then inhabits the sea. Troy had an idea in mind and I decided to freestyle the design based on some passed drawings I've done. I also found some great tribal images which added inspiration. After finding the smoothest body paint I could, I headed up to Troys beautiful barnyard studio. It's a lovely studio very close to the ocean, with raw wood and big high ceilings. The feeling of a warm afternoon and a simple beauty surrounded me.

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