member of:Observers of the Interdependence of Domestic Objects and Their Influence on Everyday Life

This group has been active for a long time and has already made some remarkable assertions which render life simpler from the practical point of view. For example, I move a pot of green color five centimeters to the right, I push in the thumbtack beside the comb and if Mr. A (another adherent like me) at this moment puts his volume about bee-keeping beside a pattern for cutting out vests, I am sure to meet on the sidewalk of the avenida Madero a woman who intrigues me and whose origin and address I never could have known...
--Remedios Varo

(Slideshow is of Artwork by Remedios Varo)
By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The nonexistent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.
--Franz Kafka

Saturday, March 26, 2011

The Purpose of the Body

The video takes a minute to get going as the musicians prepare, but then...


  1. Masterful dancing, and with a humor :)
    Thank you for visiting me, Zoe, glad you liked my sharings!

  2. danser le tango avec ces tableaux splendides..
    les couleurs sont saturées et belles..

  3. Lovely... she's very good!

    I started learning belly dancing when I was younger... a woman my mother knew was teaching me for free because she needed extra people to fill out her troupe for touring. It was so tricky thinking of all my body parts as separate, so they could move separately and with their own rhythms. I wish I'd been able to keep on with it, but the woman teaching me had a sort of family emergency and stopped dancing.

    The woman is brilliant. I feel like she could be a snake or a river, a cloud or a sand dune.

  4. jodi--you describe the dance so well, perfectly.
    and ms. brice is brilliant, isn't she? i'm trying to learn from her videos, but i'm sending all my mental powers towards getting her to move out here :D