Monthly Archives: July 2014

Meetings and other musings

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 For some reason I’m feeling somewhat undecided about our excursion today, perhaps because we have the meeting with the educators at 2pm. Maybe we can go after the meeting or else save it for tomorrow morning? … Continue reading

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Studio day – getting stuff done!

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 I woke up thinking about the possibility of short semi-narrative vignettes. These could be everyday instances from daily life, reenacted in order to be filmed. There’s something amazing about the simplicity of our lives here. Everything … Continue reading

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Excursion 1: Stripes!

Monday, July 21, 2014 I wake up early feeling good and manage to have all kinds of adventures before anyone else even wakes up! We have a nice morning stretch with Pilar. Today I do more of an intuitive, whatever … Continue reading

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Sunday in Belo Horizonte

Sunday, July 20, 2014 AM We’ve had three full days here in Belo Horizonte and now we start the fourth. I’m feeling relaxed after drinks last night at Ze’s place at the edge of the favela and sleeping in today. … Continue reading

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Saturday in Belo Horizonte

Saturday, July 19, 2014 Even though we only had one solid work day here this week, it’s good to take it a little easy over the weekend. We can be a bit slower getting out of the house today. My … Continue reading

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The beginning

Friday, July 18, 2014 I woke up at 7am with the city and the sun. Maybe there’s something to sleeping without blinds, at least when you can sleep and wake with the natural cycles of the day and night. The … Continue reading

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Estúdio: Inside/Out

Thursday, July 17, 2014 Inside/Out I slept really well and woke up to the incredible views of our apartment. Pilar, Steffania (our lovely studio and housemate) and I walked over to the studio together and had breakfast at Cafe Nice … Continue reading

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Currency

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, PM – Belo Horizonte 1 Brazilian Real = 45¢ US Dollar The Real has beautiful detailed illustrations of wildlife and plants.  I didn’t realize this Brazilian currency was only introduced in 1994.   Life is expensive … Continue reading

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Settling-in: apartamento

Wednesday, July 16, 2014, PM Our apartment is on the 10th floor of Sur America, an old office building downtown, where several floors have been converted into apartments.  We have incredible views of the city on three sides and it’s … Continue reading

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A long journey: NYC -> Belo Horizonte

Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 4am – Greenpoint, Brooklyn -> JFK airport Flight Bogota, Colombia to São Paulo, Brasil Now I have the incredible opportunity to do something new, to push myself and come up with my own unfettered creative routine. … Continue reading

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