daily details 20.10.12 - miriam louisa simons


dip-dyed handmade washi, graphite, drawing, acrylic paint, stitching, textured card

Creativity is more than just being different.
Anybody can play weird – that’s easy.
What’s hard is to be as simple as Bach.
Making the simple complicated is commonplace – making the complicated simple,
awesomely simple – that’s creativity.

– Charles Mingus



daily details 26.08.12

Japanese washi, organic indigo dye, gold and indigo embroidery threads, found object

The eye of desire dirties and distorts.
Only when we desire nothing,
only when our gaze becomes pure contemplation,
does the soul of things (which is beauty) open itself to us.

– Hermann Hesse