I was born in a whale, but the whale was dead, so I thought: okay. Let’s deal with this. I didn’t know how to push. I sat there for a while and considered the art. It’s maybe a miracle. The impulse to move. I thought I could do that. I waited. I tried again. It … More Whales
A few months ago, I started drawing a series of faux film movie posters inspired by life and fiction in Los Angeles. Each piece was conceived of and drawn in one day. First, while riding the bus from Echo Park to Downtown, I wrote the joke/concept in a notebook. Ideas were inspired by billboards, newspapers, … More PRINTS! PRINTS! PRINTS!
The story of Mannequin involves a woman from Ancient Egypt, named Emmy. The gods curse her as a thing, a mannequin, because she wants to marry for love not status. It’s a spell that lifts through time and lasts until 1987– when she meets Jonathan Switcher. He puts her together, literally, like he works at … More Memory Cinema: Mannequin (1987)
There are few days anymore that I long to be kissed and cuddled. Saturday, July 25th 2015, was one of those days. While parking my car outside LACMA, at 10:45am, I imagined the energetic presence of a lover in my passenger seat. Someone I would’ve spent the morning in bed with – fifty percent of … More My Experience Experiencing “The Clock” by Kate Purdy
“The longer we listen to one another – with real attention – the more commonality we will find in all our lives. That is, if we are careful to exchange with one another life stories and not simply opinions.” — Barbara Deming Last night, we walked down Western Ave, up a flight of stairs and … More Observation as a Form of Listening
At the party, a woman in a silky dress makes conversation, “Hey, have you seen that show Halt & Catch Fire?” “No.” I respond, shoving my mouth full of gluten-free things that look like chips. A man in a fedora joins us. “It’s a hot show about computers.” He says, “It’s sexy.” The crackers congeal … More A LiveJournal Blog Entry by Stacy Elaine Dacheux
My fiance and I listened to Dark Side of the Moon last night before bed. I first bought that album when I was 16. It really is a magical album. I can’t decide on whether it feels this way because it reminds me of breaking away from youth, or because of its overall artistry– a … More Pink Floyd Forever