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MUDBIRD – Closing Party!

Share My last blog was over two years ago. It was about my maternal love for a fledgling sparrow. We adopted each other, I became mama-bird, he was gaining strength but after a month he suddenly died. I wrote about … Continue reading

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CLEAR

Share Life gets in the way of writing about my life. Clearing, sorting, checking off chores, bills, exhibitions, done, done & done. No more performances for the year & no painting. I have sold enough of my paintings to grant … Continue reading

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The actual performance – Tender

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Tender

ShareTender A performance by Theresa Byrnes Friday June 15 2012 Performance – 7.30 – 8.30 p.m. So here I go again, another performance, another time for making an event appear out of deep thought and decisive action. My new volunteer/assistant … Continue reading

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IMPERTINENT IMPERMANENCE.

Share“>Painting is about letting go & about choosing what to hold on to. Art history is what emerges through the ravages of time & survives through the ravages of critical authority. “The World” & “The Planet” have two entirely different … Continue reading

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NOTES ON – THE PRE-PERFORMANCE PAINTINGS

ShareIn an instant one can reprogram experience & psyche by feeling the humanity behind the mark. Painting, mark making, is a balanced combination of the scientific & the esoteric. Beyond intuitive it strips me to my primordial core. As an … Continue reading

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THANK YOU to everybody in my life.

Thank You, to everybody in my life, throughout my whole life, for our every breath, for every chance encounter and for my ability to set a ball in motion and for the way the velocity of an idea in motion brings to itself a clearing and a force. Continue reading

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GETTING DIRTY

Really I am not performing, I am experiencing. I do not rehearse, I do not learn lines – this is an authentic event, I embody contemplation. I am not am entertainer, I am not an exhibitionist the performance becomes a group contemplation. Continue reading

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dust to dust – November 9, 2011.

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A NEW PERFORMANCE – “dust to dust”

ShareHair, dirt, earth pigment, water, paper; materials I have been using in my new painting. While painting I contemplate our human relationship with the earth, with nature. In this performance I commit my entire body to the contemplation and to … Continue reading

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