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26
NOV
2012
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Sensation of Loosing Oneself in the Moment.

Have you ever experienced a moment in time where you lose all sense of time, of thought, of all that we are trying to conform; COMPLETE EXUBERANCE, FREEDOM, GALUMPHING ENERGY OF EXPRESSION THAT RADIATES I AM ALIVE!? Today I had these moments of pure “I am definitely IN my painti
22
NOV
2012
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Anti Bullying Awareness Videos

I created 2 videos for my Youtube channel BeingMarieT this week in support of anti-bullying week. One is in English and the other in Japanese. Bullying seems to be an escalating issue and I thought I would share my experience with my viewers in hopes to create discussion and increase
09
NOV
2012

Deep in Thought and Lots of Books!

Here is a recent video I posted onto my Youtube channel about books related to Japanese mental health, as well as other books of interest, and a casual description of what my new project is about (@6:30 in clip). During the autumn and winter I find myself doing a lot more transfers fo
13
OCT
2012
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Japan’s Social Dysfunction and Upheaval

Above: Diptych that I am working on based on the story: 三枚のお札 (san mai no ofuda), or three fortunes on paper… not sure how I will translate yet. These are some of the reasons for Japan’s social dysfunction; I will try to keep it brief as I could write a whole dissertation
09
OCT
2012
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人魚の歌: Ningyo no uta, MERMAID’S SONG

Alright, we’re get’n back to business here! Progression of piece MERMAID’S SONG, or NINGYO NO UTA (人魚の歌) as follows: The HUGE box that the paper I ordered from Paper Woman: http://www.papernado.com had a warning that said ‘beware of water damage’ in Japan
26
SEP
2012
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INTENTIONS vs PERCEPTIONS

INTENTIONS vs. PERCEPTIONS: challenging objectification of individuals in society. This week started off with a serious hack/spam that threw off my Yahoo Mail account, and as I was trying to fix this problem Yahoo Mail suggested I upgrade, I did and it wiped everything off of my accou
20
SEP
2012

Update: Project NIHON MUKASHIBANASHI / JAPANESE FABLES

Update: Project NIHON MUKASHIBANASHI/JAPANESE FABLES, Japan Mental Health/Illness/Stigma Awareness Movement Progression of piece MERMAID’S SONG, or NINGYO NO UTA (人魚の歌) as follows: Long time no UPDATE! I have not fallen off the face of the planet, I’m focusing my energy on
17
AUG
2012

Protecting Budding Ideas: Why I don’t share projects prematurely.

Gary and I on the balcony: in the next clip he says hello in his Bond-esque accent. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=P0Ee2YtqZzc We have been doing a little local traveling, these videos are another way to speak and share experiences with everyone. What have
17
JUL
2012

Healthy Communication. Art, Meaning. Changing Business Market; what it entails.

For the last few months after my solo exhibit I have been on the quiet side, and taking things in. But there is so much on my mind that I want and need to share with you, so that quiet streak is probably coming to an end. One reason for not speaking my mind was fear. Yes I admit it, I
27
JUN
2012
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Life is full of trials and errors, experimentation, figuring it out.

This is how I am feeling about it… HAHAHAHA~ That’s just classic! Yes I make a fool out of myself every day, these are the things that make life colorful. As I was setting up my new youtube channel and doing some research into its competition, creating a filming schedule,