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  • Leaf in the Currents

    Rocks and tides create an array of waterflow patterns. These flow patterns form chreods, a word meaning necessary paths. Working along the coast of Maine from 2003- 2005, Video Artist Paul Ryan produced a series of twenty-one video renderings of these necessary paths of water’, entitled Coastal Water Chreods. The artist sees these chreods as […]

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  • Wave Breaking Symmetry

    Rocks and tides create an array of waterflow patterns. These flow patterns form chreods, a word meaning necessary paths. Working along the coast of Maine from 2003- 2005, Video Artist Paul Ryan produced a series of twenty-one video renderings of these necessary paths of water’, entitled Coastal Water Chreods. The artist sees these chreods as […]

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  • Dancing Copper

    Rocks and tides create an array of waterflow patterns. These flow patterns form chreods, a word meaning necessary paths. Working along the coast of Maine from 2003- 2005, Video Artist Paul Ryan produced a series of twenty-one video renderings of these necessary paths of water’, entitled Coastal Water Chreods. The artist sees these chreods as […]

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  • Remembering Water Children

    In his book Liquid Life, William la Fleur details how Japanese Buddhists honor miscarried, still born and abortioned children. These beings are thought of as ‘water children’ who,- after experimenting with taking human form in the womb,- return, or are returned, to the formless state of pure possibility. In Japan, people commemorate their water children […]

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  • Rifle Falls

    This study uses normal and reversed color fields in camera as well as slow motion and reverse editing to render this triple cascade of water in Rifle, Colorado. Silent. Produced in accord with the Earthscore Notational System.

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  • Coastal Chreods

    Rocks and tides create an array of waterflow patterns. These flow patterns can be called ‘chreods’, a word meaning ‘necessary paths’. This series of twenty-one chreods along the coast of Maine was produced in 2005 by Paul Ryan. Ryan sees these chreods as ‘’notes’ scored by nature that can be rendered in video using his […]

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