Beings

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About the author:
Initially NO has a diploma in Professional Writing and Editing from RMIT Melbourne, as well as a diploma in Transpersonal Art Therapy from Phoenix Institute. She was encouraged to draw at a young age, allowed to express herself visually without being confined by fashion or pressured to imitate. She is an activist for human rights, an avid poet and a psychiatric survivor.

Beings
 

fly with that!

Authored by Initially NO

Beings is a series of picture books about felt-sense, definition and mediation.

This is the fourth volume.

The book only follows the previous volume, esoterically and in style.

The book contains automatic drawings, or doodling, put into non-repeating images, characters that morph the modes of background impulses, instincts, feelings and intruding thoughts. The drawings are influenced by atmosphere, but also equations of history. They are the author's percipience, an adding up of raw feelings that look for an allowed narrative that consensual reality blocks, due to fashion restrictions and social politics.

This volume's pictures and captions are in the sequence of which they appeared in sketch books, without cognitive awareness, a surprise to the author's understanding. Emotional and social challenges create the non-fiction of this adult narrative.

This art is about expression, it is about being. It is in the moment. It is authentic. It is about going with what looks like a mistake and finding the essential truth. A veil has been lifted in making these books, that has long been suppressing art and the seemingly intangible realm of feelings.


Publication Date:
2013-11-08
ISBN/EAN13:
1492777331 / 9781492777335
Page Count:
184
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8" x 10"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Psychology / Movements / Transpersonal




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