FOR SALE (or do you have a place to store her) IN...
SADLY, YES. GUADALUPE, OUR STURDY WARRIOR VAN IS FOR SALE SO THAT WE CAN BE FREE GYPSIES. she is golden and running beautiful as ever. everything has been redone. GIVE US YOUR BEST OFFER! email@example.com
PLEASE JOIN US THIS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20th 5-8 pm . CULVER CITY, LOS ANGELES. FRESH PAINT ART GALLERY. http://www.freshpaintart.com FOR OUR OPENING EXHIBITION OF OUR JOURNEY AT ITS FINEST: A SELECT COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINTS, SMALL AND LARGE AND THE STAR: GUADALUPE (the van).
coming up on our 6 month anniversary of this country tour, we reflect on some sweet moments, just us. vegas desert maine elsewhere
a feathered circus →
as he rang up our green wine and chocolate covered treats for the road, the tattooed fella at a trader joes in albuquerque told us about this circus from his home. all the way to cali we’ve been having dreams of running away to europe, where lila can fan her feathers french style, and norah can learn to ride horses standing up.
california: we made it
wind wash from lila roo on Vimeo.
painting and truckin'
paint the ceiling from lila roo on Vimeo.
fan and be fanned
desert sun down from lila roo on Vimeo.
we are on the road, mending our fur coats, sleeping in empty parking lots, smelling burning fields, I-40 to so cal sand.
north carolina: a hidden circus floats
on the moon from lila roo on Vimeo.
a world where art.creation.life actually makes your soul cry the met & natural history
lila visits her honorary relation
the honorable frances duncombe by thomas gainsborough ( housed in the frick collection (http://collections.frick.org/) and catches herself before taking off the kimono in full relative worship
EXTENDED IMAGE UPDATE COMING SOON… OLD.NEW.SHINY.DIRTY.SEXY.REAL.FASHION.
performance #13: valley of stars II
the nightengale meets a chameleon who changes to a dove to love her truly. a last warm thank you and farewell to maine, until we meet again….
its a video, #1 : lila and her cousins hail a cab
performance #12: the ledge
the Living Daylights (our darling, feral musician bakers from Tinder Hearth Bakery in Brooksville, Maine) sailed alongside a trio of circus mermaids to our granite ledge, where we howled, danced, and re-enacted the sinking of the royal tar, until our trumpetings forced the sun down.
tawanda chabikwa moves
so honored: a beautiful and worldly dancers explores lila’s work in 3 dimensions while norah sets the flash. all within a sacred old space built like giant boat, the masonic hall. please visit his work at http://ndiniwako.org
performance #11: valley of stars
blessed to be in the mix of other creative workforces (www.tinderhearth.org), we told the story of a love sick nightengale who discovers many beasts, but never her lover. set to sitar, on persian rugs, low light, kids and grey hairs alike, in an old maine barn.
performance #10: watchable wildlife
a zoo quest to paradise, narrated by an expert of british and east indian accents, 6 wild creatures fought, loved and danced themselves in lulls in a historic ‘knights of pithias’ building. vinalhaven, maine.
now : exhale
norah and lila are separated by space, but not energy, for a month. norah is living at elsewhere, an artist in residency program in north carolina, constructing a photo studio and being gorgeous. lila is directing a non-profit children’s art program, teaching young ones how to make wings and tails and fly away with their brightness. both are exhausted, elated and broke. wish us money...
performance #9:circus: the 4th of july float
because we worked so hard and so long and had some serious sensory moments. vinalhaven maine. CAST: the polar banner dancer, ringleader mc, golden girl atop an electric panther, zebra chauffeur, giant iguana, fur bird djs rolling live beats inside a golden cage of BEASTS: cheetahs, zebras, panthers, the shrine of the cage, the keeper of the beasts: a 3 winged red white and blue mermaid holding...
diptic #3 and #4 : circus practice
the circus girls practice their fire act in a burning junk yard, then test out their lion taming atop a sand pile behind bob indiana’s house.
we make, eat and sleep in the energy midst of a legendary photographer, eliot elisofon. his daughter elin, our mother, works her own art magic through plants, creatures and textures abound and supports our creative endeavors with georgous work spaces, collections, and unlimited black tea and chocolate. here are some inspiring photos of his. we make art in art. what a space for us. blessed. ...
serenity in the art
in the midst of heavy chaos circus building 4th of july float production, there is so much silent beauty for us here on this island. blooming lilies in sunshine, fog, and windy seas persist even when we hide away to make masks.
WE MADE IT!
3000 plus/minus miles, 30 days plus/minus, lost power steering in vegas, sound in jersey, gas on the freeway, gained: all of it and more. the vacationland: first chocolate covered strawberries with soul sister hope jackson who saves the world in real ways then… vinalhaven, MAINE. we are yours. mermaid norah get camo with the gear air on our island ride dominating america gypsy...
we get lost all day trying to get out of the city and find a teepee and friends in the woods of new york. they like to talk about stars and trust falls and goats in the dark. lila tries to play footsie with a man in a skirt. things are getting weird. the teepee is gold on the inside and we both feel like pocahontas. one day away. always wear sequins in the wilderness
new york city
we drive the van through manhattan. we find our friend and paint naked and take old photos for a sacred art moment in his beautiful home. we explore in sequins and boots and rain. art can be empty here… we are happy with our art life. we exhaust. ,
the trek:missouri, indiana, illinois, ohio, and...
700 miles a day. lots of coffee and textures and oil.
st. louis: a lebanese family reunion
uncle alan never made it to woodstock so we healed with some art therapy pools are the water
assorted limbs #3
portrait of a gypsy #3
lila suns herself in the bowery against a sunshine hotel
van portrait #2
lila goes the distance; our van against the pickup trucks.
sky worship revisited by daniel jarvis
The Gypsy Circus on a rooftop stage above Dolores Park from daniel jarvis on Vimeo.