Category: Photography

The Owl House: Why I love exploring abandoned buildings

I love finding new abandoned spaces to explore. There is a thrill, a heightened awareness that comes with just the right level of dangerousness  for my intensity meter. I have been exploring deserted places since I was a kid, my wacky wonderful parents were rebellious young  baby boomers who were not going to be stifled…

Psychedelic Easter in Antigua Guatemala

Here I am in glorious Antigua, Guatemala. I have come to Central America to learn Spanish and experience Semana Santa, Easter in this Technicolor land. It is the biggest Easter celebration in the world, begun after the Spanish overtook these lands. The procesiones (processions) and valaciones (holy vigils) have been occurring since the mid 1500s.…

The Series aspect of the work: Sami Graffiti in The Valley of the Moon

The series aspect of the work is some of the most interesting parts of the process.  The photos above are from my Earthen Body series taken in 2007 and 2008. These particular images were taken during a break from a fantastic Sami/ Norwegian/ Norse  Shamanism workshop by Ailo Gaup through Michael Harner’s Foundation for Shamanic…