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Posts Tagged ‘#808 + OPEN #1/ #2/ #3 /#4 /#5 /#6 /#7 /#8 2018 CATHERINE L. JOHNSON + VIOLET LIGHT SUBMARINES + “THIS IS LOVE: TO FLY TO A SECRET SKY…” RUMI + THAT & THIS ANTHONY COX; Catherine L. Johnson;’

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USS Hartford attack nuclear submarine, breaking the ice, arctic ocean, US navy, Arctic military footage, ice & icebergs, military arctic diving

I was a submarine.
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/806-i-breathe-submarine-internal-violet-that-this/

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“This is love:

to fly toward a secret sky,

to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.
First to let go of life.
Finally,

to take a step without feet.”

– Rumi

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IMPROVISATIONS

OPEN

#10/ #11/ #12 /#13 /#14 

This set of OPEN is dedicated to the LIGHT of my BELOVED Uncle Bob
2018

CATHERINE L. JOHNSON

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PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE + FOR DETAIL.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2018/06/14/808-open-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-2018-catherine-l-johnson-violet-light-submarines-this-is-love-to-fly-to-a-secret-sky-rumi-that-this-anthony-cox/
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/open-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2012/01/07/sonic-artists-create-music-not-music-boxes/

 

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OPEN X                                                                                                  Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN XI                                                                                                         Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN I2                                                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN XIII                                                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN XIV                                                                                                  Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN #10/ #11/ #12 /#13 /#14 

 is dedicated to the

LIGHT

of my

BELOVED

Uncle Bob.

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He is looking at me, SEEING me – as he always could.

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My Uncle Bob at 74 in October 2006.

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The sound of his voice is the sound of the OPEN blue sky to me.
His gaze towards me emboldened me to take the FIRST steps.
He calls OUT my adventure by the  creative template + integrity of his life.

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Bob at 21 years old on the St.Croix River on his boat!

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Dr. Robert Cottor

https://www.taosinstitute.net/bob-cottor

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My work is an exploration,
a dive for pearls and sacred listening – call and response.
IMPROVISATIONAL COURAGE
My internal constellation is a luminous vast sky and sea that sings, whispers and dances.
I follow, discover and explore its sonicenergy with my divining rod.
I am a faithful  and clear vehicle of listening – a sensitive + keen stringed instrument.
Sacred listening.
TRUST  
FAITH  
RADICAL HOPE
The OPEN compositions are
dialectical revelations of  
the capacity to RISE,
sustain radical HOPE,
be STILL in ambiguity,
and
BELIEVE in what your blood and bone already KNOW to be true
like a farmer, a detectivepriest, and an improvisational musician.
STILLNESS.
SACRED LISTENING.
OPEN.
Being OPENED.
Willing to be OPEN.
Willing to be OPENED.
Being BREATH.
Being A/LIVE.

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The sonicPEARLS

to my OPEN series
was/is the
sonicDARKsTarGENIUS of the profound + VALIANT improviser

Anthony Cox + his THAT & THIS.

Yes, absolutely.

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A MASTERWORK. A MASTER’S WERK.  A MASTERPIECE.
Please click on link below to listen, listen, listen to samplings of
Anthony Cox’s original compositions:
https://ateliersawano.com/products/ske333029

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Read Full Post »

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USS Hartford attack nuclear submarine, breaking the ice, arctic ocean, US navy, Arctic military footage, ice & icebergs, military arctic diving

I was a submarine.
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/806-i-breathe-submarine-internal-violet-that-this/

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“This is love:

to fly toward a secret sky,

to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment.
First to let go of life.
Finally,

to take a step without feet.”

– Rumi

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IMPROVISATIONS

OPEN

#1/ #2/ #3 /#4 /#5 /#6 /#7 /#8

2018

CATHERINE L. JOHNSON

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PLEASE CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO ENLARGE + FOR DETAIL.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW:
http://www.mnartists.org/artwork/open-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8
https://catherineljohnson.wordpress.com/2012/01/07/sonic-artists-create-music-not-music-boxes/

 

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OPEN I                                                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN II                                                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN III                                                                                                   Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN IV                                                                                                  Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN V                                                                                                  Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN VI                                                                                                  Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN VII                                                                                                 Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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OPEN VIII                                                                                                 Catherine L. Johnson  2018

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My work is an exploration,
a dive for pearls and sacred listening – call and response.
IMPROVISATIONAL COURAGE
My internal constellation is a luminous vast sky and sea that sings, whispers and dances.
I follow, discover and explore its sonicenergy with my divining rod.
I am a faithful  and clear vehicle of listening – a sensitive + keen stringed instrument.
Sacred listening.
TRUST  
FAITH  
RADICAL HOPE
The OPEN compositions are
dialectical revelations of  
the capacity to RISE,
sustain radical HOPE,
be STILL in ambiguity,
and
BELIEVE in what your blood and bone already KNOW to be true
like a farmer, a detectivepriest, and an improvisational musician.
STILLNESS.
SACRED LISTENING.
OPEN.
Being OPENED.
Willing to be OPEN.
Willing to be OPENED.
Being BREATH.
Being A/LIVE.

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The sonicPEARLS

to my OPEN #1/ #2/ #3 /#4 /#5 /#6 /#7 /#8 series
was/is the
sonicDARKsTarGENIUS of the profound + VALIANT improviser

Anthony Cox + his THAT & THIS.

Yes, absolutely.

X
X
X

A MASTERWORK. A MASTER’S WERK.  A MASTERPIECE.
Please click on link below to listen, listen, listen to samplings of
Anthony Cox’s original compositions:
https://ateliersawano.com/products/ske333029

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Read Full Post »