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
Years ago, when I experienced a deep loss, my friend Richard Froude asked if there was anything he could do. I said, he could write me a story because his stories are so beautiful. Within the week, an envelope arrived with a saddle stitched chapbook made just for me. I read it every year– not … More Incremental Light, A Conversation Between Stacy Elaine Dacheux and Richard Froude at Dime & Honey
I recently collaborated with Danielle Sommer on an interactive art project. What I love most about this piece is the experience of spending time with a new friend. Through art-making I was able to hear and learn more about Danielle’s life and perspective. We met almost every day, in the hot hot heat, and painted … More Intermittent Dialogues at Monte Vista Projects
“Just as a midwife helps a being take their first breath, you help a being take their last breath. To be there fully requires being deeply grounded in compassion and love. Compassion, in this instance, is just both of you becoming who you are together–like the right hand taking care of the left hand.” – … More New Publication in Enter>Text: 3 Years
“Painting from nature is not copying the object, it is realizing one’s sensations.” – Paul Cezanne I am admittedly not the best verbatim sketch artist. My drawings always end up looking like monsterous versions of the original. For instance, just drawing a little boy gets boring to me– I want to draw him old and … More Frequency Meets Volume or Translation
So, last weekend, I set up my future portrait studio at Concord for ENTER>text. Why a future portrait, you might ask? Here is my answer. What was the experience of taking future portraits like, you might ask? Here is a quick recap of the night—
Tonight, I am performing my “future portraits” piece at Concord Space. I am performing this particular piece because I am scared of and interested in confrontation– how we talk to each other non-verbally and where our minds go with certain visceral judgements. I am especially scared/interested in the documentation process. How will my muse feel … More Why A Future Portrait?
It starts with a platform. We collect together and wait. I stand near the furthest end, where the crowd thins. A man stands next to me. I am reading. He is staring. Now he is whispering. We lock eyes. A shiver down my back. I move to the middle of the platform. He leaves the … More Balloons After Lunacy