Luminous Artists & ideas:


"Give me the ninety-two elements and I'll give you a universe... Imagine, if you will, a chemical storeroom stocked with the ninety-two elements. Pop the corks, open the valves, tip over the boxes and canisters. Watch what happens." - Chet Raymo



Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Trickster Makes this World by Lewis Hyde

The Soundscape & the Tuning of the World by R.M. Schaffer

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki

A Soprano on her Head by Eloise Ristad

First You Build a Cloud by K.C. Cole

A Choreographer's Handbook by Jonathan Burrows

For the Love of the World by Ajahn Amaro

Composition in Retrospect by John Cage

Spell of the Sensuous by David Abram

Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching trans. by Ursula K. Le Guin

Fairy Tale Review


Jessika Kenney, singer & composer

Suki O'Kane, percussionist, durational performer Edward Schocker, composer & musician

Ishan, choreographers

Keith Evans, projection and video artist

Julia Ogrydziak, violinist & arts organizer

Artists who inspire:

Stephanie Pierce, oil paintings

Zoe Poster, graphite on paper

Molly Magai, oil paintings

Lori Goldston, cellist & composer

Jennifer S Cheng, poet