Posts tagged "simon"
ON STAGE!!

ON STAGE!!

  Here’s a video of an excerpt of the flamenco concert by guitarist Daniel Casares, which I wrote about in a post last week, where he is accompanied by ‘cantaor’ (flamenco singer) Juan Murube, ‘bailaor’ (flamenco dancer) Sergio Aranda, contemporary dancer María José Villar and myself. Though it’s only my hands you can see as...
FLAMENCO PAINTING / PINTURA FLAMENCA

FLAMENCO PAINTING / PINTURA FLAMENCA

    Working as an artist can be many things but it is never boring. Art, specially if you consider it in a wider sense, brings you together with people from very different backgrounds all searching to be moved and inspired or to move and inspire. Even so I have to confess I didn’t see...
ON PAINTING

ON PAINTING

          Two paintings from my project The Life and Times of Ernest Ka’ai will be on show as from tomorrow and until the 7th of July at the CAAM art centre in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, as part of the exhibition On Painting; an ambitious exhibition made up of works...
OLIVIER MESSIAEN: MY MAN IN THE SAINTE-TRINITÉ

OLIVIER MESSIAEN: MY MAN IN THE SAINTE-TRINITÉ

        Olivier Messiaen was a devout Catholic who for sixty years played the organ at the Sainte-Trinité Church in Paris and who loved birds and their songs to the point of often referring to himself as an ornithologist rather than a musician. He was also one of the most original and radical...
SWEEPING STATEMENT / BARRIENDO EL ESTUDIO

SWEEPING STATEMENT / BARRIENDO EL ESTUDIO

  Today was my first day back in the studio after the holidays, so I did what I always do when I haven’t been in my workplace for some time: SWEEP. Over the years sweeping the studio floor has turned in to a kind of cyclical ritual that has become necessary for both my creative...