COLLABORATIVE & SOLO WORK > SOLO: SECRET DOCTRINE SERIES (7 galleries)


THE SECRET DOCTRINE SERIES General description
2011 – 2012 (on going) Contains over 554 works.

FOR EACH DATE:
(I proceeded in the order given as explained here, though the order of the galleries begins with IMAGES)

PHOTOGRAPHS
First, on the given date, I took a series of photographs, from feet to sky, from the same location facing North, through our patio.

VIDEOS
Second, on the given date, I took video from my feet to the sky, from the same location facing North, through our patio.

GRAPH PRINTS AND SOUND
Third, on the given date, I recorded separately and simultaneously the “sound” of the day's environment for 1 to 3 minutes, with a high-quality microphone.

IMAGES
Fourth, for the images on the given date, I explored our environment and chose a plant, or portion of one, from our yard and secured it to a 6” X 6” Rives BFK paper adding segments from the book Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines by W.Y. Evans-Wentz, 1958, and added drawing , painting, etc. to create the image over a few days.

WORKSHEETS:WAKING DREAM PRINTS
Fifth, on the given date, for 15-30 minutes, blindfolded, I drew on a separate sheet of paper, images seen in my mind’s eye, and recorded the general experience including images, sound, statements, etc. that was sparsely notated.

JOURNAL PRINTS
Sixth, on the given date, I recorded each full experience alluded to on the Waking Dream Worksheet into a journal fleshing out the memory.

THE EXHIBITED WORK WILL INCLUDE:

IMAGES:
Wall piece 69”X83” of 123 6”X6” works on paper;

JOURNAL:
Wall piece 75”X121” of 88 8.5”X11” printed works on paper;

WORKSHEETS:WAKING DREAM PRINTS
Wall piece 117”X75” of 67 8.5”X11” printed works on paper;

GRAPH PRINTS AND SOUND:
1. Wall piece 65.5”X59” of 55 printed works of sound graphs on paper;
2. Recorded ambient sound, 55 one to three minutes AIFF, mpegs from high fidelity mic.

PHOTOGRAPHS:
Wall piece 104.5”X131” of 136 (4 for each 34 days) 8.5X11” digital printed photographs.

VIDEOS:
Projection, 30 one-minute videos.