Artists are the Mushrooms of Civil Society

Mushrooms in the yard, Wisconsin, photo by Lillian Sizemore

Originally posted on EARTH NIGHT 2012:
From Musiva @ Evolver.net: Have you heard about the experiments being done to clean up oil spills using mushrooms? Oyster mushrooms can turn the toxic sludge into rich compost and then transform themselves into something good enough to eat. Pass the Butter! Artists move in to distressed areas and clean…

BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

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Originally posted on Lillian Sizemore's Mind's Eye:
UPDATE: April 1 2015 Its been three years since I began the investigation and wrote this article “Black Gold: Thar’s Oil in them Thar Walls” for MosaicArtNOW. It’s a veritable mystery tour of the discovery of a brilliant midcentury mosaic by designer/textile artist John Smith, buried behind plywood and drywall at the old…

Pleiades-We are Stardust

Japanese dance troupe Enra

A beautiful use of technology, dance, light, geometry = body+soul from the Japanese dance troupe, Enra. Pure MAGIC…