July 2009 Blog Posts (11)

Slow the motion of an object...


patterns for making our own are here.

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 29, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

Feeling Alive

"You have to love dancing to stick to it. It gives you nothing back, no manuscripts to store away, no paintings to show on walls and maybe hang in museums, no poems to be printed and sold, nothing but that single fleeting moment when you feel alive." --Merce Cunningham, 1919-2009

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 28, 2009 at 8:34am — 2 Comments

Mushroom Paper

Working with Andrea Peterson of Hook Studios in Indiana, we made paper by hand with mushroom inclusions.

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 26, 2009 at 4:21pm — 1 Comment

Instead of the supermarket; The Super Forest

Not too deep in the woods, on the side of country road in Tyler Hill, PA, Jaquel Theis shared with me this morning, a Chicken of Woods experience. While on her run she spotted what we ended up eating for lunch today



Yesterday I returned the Sweet Tooth Mushrooms back to the countryside for an in time staff lunch.



Sauteed Sweet Tooth with chard and walnuts, and fleurs d' sel on semolina… Continue

Added by Athena Kokoronis on July 24, 2009 at 12:00am — No Comments

Chris Drury Mushroom Calendars


Added by Caroline Woolard on July 21, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

In 10 days, Chris and I will have ID-ed most mushrooms around us

Chris and I are going on a mushroom retreat in our tent for the next week, using Gary's guide to ID as many mushrooms as we can.

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 18, 2009 at 2:07pm — No Comments

What is Rhizome?

from Jeff Vail's site



Rhizome takes it name from plants such as bamboo, aspen, or ginger that spread via a connected underground root system. As metaphor, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari used rhizome to refer to a non-hierarchal form of organization. I have extended this metaphor, refering to rhizome as an alternative mode of human organization consisting of a network of minimally self-sufficient nodes that leverage non-hierarchal coordination of economic activity. The two keys… Continue

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 18, 2009 at 2:04pm — No Comments

Video

MushroomMap.mov
Also here.

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 11, 2009 at 8:05am — No Comments

How things Spread

This is an excerpt from a walk with Gary Lincoff in Central Park,NYC

Gary Lincoff how things spread.WAV

Added by Athena Kokoronis on July 6, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

"Chicken of the woods is the best edible" -Nathaniel Whitmore

Nathaniel Whitmore, the foraging expert, double checked the Chicken of the Woods in 4 books (many by Gary) and admitted that it's the best edible around. We've been eating it for 2 days- What a great harvest from the woods of PA!

This is Nathaniel leading a… Continue

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 6, 2009 at 8:34am — 1 Comment

"My whole life, I've been looking for something to look for" -Athena

Today, we were driving in PA and Athena spotted what she thinks is a Chicken of The Woods... to be identified later today. She said "you know, when you cook with something and you feel it, you know it better. I just cooked with a chicken of the woods, so I know this is it!"

Added by Caroline Woolard on July 3, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

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