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Harvest Moon

Posted by on Sep 11, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Harvest Moon

Full Moon September 2019 Harvest Moon Another unspeakably bright moon. Another friend done gone. Breath breathing breath.  Another conscious movement toward opening—inviting relaxation. A recalibration of vision, focal depth, heartspace & resonance with the surrounds. Summer comes down like dusk fowl on a watery mirror: easing into the balance point of light & dark. Another […]

Black Moon: what if there is nothing wrong with you?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Black Moon: what if there is nothing wrong with you?

New Moon August 30, 2019 You are warmly invited by this Black Moon* to be entirely yourself. A brightly endowed manifestation of the universe  uniquely expressing itself as & through you. A new moon thought experiment: What if there is nothing wrong with you,  you are not actually fucked up, damaged, or unloveable in any […]

Moon of Peaceful Non-Alignment with the Over-Culture

Posted by on Aug 9, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Moon of Peaceful Non-Alignment with the Over-Culture

Full Moon August 15, 2019 Moon of the Anthropocene, Queer Moon, Moon of Peaceful Non-Alignment with the Over-Culture, Ambiguous Moon, Grief Moon, Moon of Accepting the Body We Have, Deep Listening Moon, Forgiveness Moon, Moon of the No-Longer-Young, Moon of Katabasis, Pilgrimage Moon, Moon of Unknown Scents… Our lives often feel as though they are […]

Transformational Moon Mind

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
Transformational Moon Mind

July 3, 2019NEW MOON of summer solstice! Here in the traditional Dawnland of Abenaki Territory, oriented to the north/south flow of the Long (Connecticut) River, Artmonks have been exploring the mysterious nuances of Dark Moon—how to honor this phase of her radiance… The wind blows, bees swarm & afterswarm, it is a time of arrival […]

We Live in a Circle: Summer Solstice 2019

Posted by on Jun 18, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
We Live in a Circle: Summer Solstice 2019

We live in a circle. Musings on the Summer Solstice  The sun is telling real time, encouraging us to root down, look up & feel out. The Summer Solstice is quintessential paradox: simultaneously the effulgent height of light (longest day of the year) & the beginning of the dimming (every day hereafter is progressively shorter) […]

Full Moon Invocation

Full Moon Invocation

This invocation by Qayyum Johnson Tree seed filling the air today, swifts & swallows taking to their serious play. The white goddess, fertile, cool, dispassionate, WIDE. Charmer of water—conveyance of blessings, teachings, insight, hard lessons. Allowing illumination in the darkness. The full moon rises when the empty sun sets. Both burn with antipodal fuel—yin-yang. Doing […]

New Moon in June

Posted by on Jun 1, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
New Moon in June

Image artist unknown. If you know who made this image, please let us know! This guest blog post is written by our fabulous worktrader and one-woman show creator & performer, Emily Bold. This new moon ushers us into June: summer and warmth. I’ve been spending time in the garden this week, planting and tending new […]

Blue Moon in May

Posted by on May 17, 2019 in Art Monastery VT, Blog | No Comments
Blue Moon in May

Before there was electric light and so many screens, people were more effected by changes in the natural light from the moon and sun. Traditionally women’s bodies were especially impacted by the phases of the moon. Under the bright light of the full moon, women used to ovulate. Menstruation comes 14 days after ovulation, so because […]

Call for Artmonk Chef

Posted by on Feb 22, 2019 in Art Monastery VT, Blog | No Comments
Call for Artmonk Chef

Cooking In Paradise: A Summer Chef Position at the Art Monastery From former Artmonk Chef Emma Wyman: Opportunity to give and receive abounds as Artmonk Chef. This is a chance to put yourself at the heart of a community founded on intimacy and expression, gratitude and presence. Here, a chef can revel in the abundance […]

That Which Transpires exhibition in London

Posted by on Feb 12, 2019 in Blog | No Comments
That Which Transpires exhibition in London

You are invited to the opening reception for the immersive video installation of that which Transpires behind that which Appears Thursday March 7, 6 to 10pm Sonic Immersive Media Lab, Goldsmiths, University of London exhibition on view March 5 to 9 more info at Transpires.info Reserve a spot at the Opening Reception An immersive interaction […]