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“The Future is a Quickening of What Now Is”
The Playing Field

“The Future is a Quickening of What Now Is”

 “Art celebrates with peculiar intensity the moments in which the past reinforces the present and which the future is a quickening of what now is.” At work, we’re working with a fantastic group of artists to develop a new exhibition. I’m very grateful to be working with such a wonderfully playful group. Simultaneously, I’m re-reading … Continue reading

Boston Biking (and Departing)
How I'm Playing

Boston Biking (and Departing)

After ten wonderful years of playmaking and art-instigating in Boston, I’m moving to San Diego! In late October, I will start work as Manager of Exhibition Development at the New Children’s Museum: an innovative space that encourages creativity and critical thinking through transformative experiences with contemporary art. Though I am sad to say goodbye to the … Continue reading

Everything I Know About Play I Learned from My Cat
How I'm Playing

Everything I Know About Play I Learned from My Cat

It’s no coincidence that cats and mice take the scalpel most when people (for instance, Panksepp 1998, 2001, 2007) research play and play deprivation, giving new meaning to the phrase “playing cat-and-mouse” (whomp-whomp). Cats, like humans, maintain some level of playfulness into adulthood. And perhaps the reason they dominate the internet is this: they are … Continue reading