The Iris Map THOUGHTS

INNER WORLDS

 

Depths

SCUBA DIVING INTO MY MIND
A few meters under the Adriatic Sea, my daughter and I came to an area of blackness. We approached it and realised that we were on a kind of cliff that looked over a deep drop. We hovered over the alluring abyss that suggested depth, mystery and the unexpected…
14 July 2014

Senses

LIVING A SUMMER DAY
I felt like I was tasting the palette of flowers I was seeing, that my feet could see the moist earth below them, that I could touch the sounds floating around me, hear the rich perfume of the flowers, and smell the lemonade sliding down my throat…
14 July 2014

Freedom

AN EARLY MORNING SWIM
I took off my clothes, slipped into the cool water, and began to swim slowly out towards the rising sun. The expanse of the sea spread out before me.
I was alone, naked and free…
14 July 2014

Concentration

PERFORMING SOLO
The theatre goes black. I am alone, standing downstage right. Dim light and fragments of sound emerge. In that first moment between the audience and me, a kind of target forms inside of me…
14 July 2014

Relativity

OVER THE WEEKEND
Time is in our hands, adaptable. Its length and form can be influenced by our imaginations. We are the architects of its intervals. We can slow it down over the weekend…
14 July 2014

Myths

A BRIEF ENCOUNTER
‘Paris also has her myths,’ he said to me,
‘though they do not unfold in stories in the way that Greek myths do.
But they are there, as extensions of her history…’
14 July 2014

Change

THE ALCHEMY OF LIFE
An encounter, a vision, an accident, an idea, a visit…every day unpredictable elements of life present themselves to us. By activating a dialogue between our imaginations and these elements, we can induce change and alchemical transformations in our lives…
14 July 2014