After my momentous time in Poland, I recently had a sad experience. I accumulated many, many wonderful books while away, and had to ship them home. When the long-awaited box arrived, it contained someone else's things, with no name attached. My precious books, including my big research notebook/ journal from my first six-months of discovery (I know, I know), were left floating somewhere out there, completely untraceable. As a gesture of letting go, and to honor what has not b
Poland, home, back again, and some other new developments. Greetings! As you may know, I recently spent nine-months in Poland on a research/performance project investigating the survival story of a woman named Paulina. My last big missive was right before my journey with writer/artist Patrycja Dołowy – a road-trip following Paulina's wartime path across Poland and Ukraine. What happened on the journey? Hm... well, in an attempt to put it simply: it was as if unseen forces wer
I am returning to Poland, to give a presentation with Patrycja at Wielicka's Saltwork's Museum, in the castle on the site of the legendary Wieliczka Salt Mine. This city, and this location, plays a very important role in both Paulina's and our story... Date: November 19 Time: 4 pm Place: Cracow Saltworks Museum, Wieliczka, in the Museum Castle Click here for more information.