Musings

2018 Souls Open

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

We did it! We made it through the darkest nights of the year. And we’re still here. Some of us had our reality turned inside-out this summer in the presence […]

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The Torus and Possibilitarianism: Moving Through Today’s Chaos

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

I cannot believe we’re coming up on almost a year since the presidential disaster, aka election. I’m still reeling, my friends and family are still reeling, the organizations and communities […]

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From Performance Art to Participatory Facilitated Conversations: A Visual Musing

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Here in New York City, we are in the midst of the final throes of a very hot few months. With its cooling sweet and salty tang, watermelon-feta-mint salad has […]

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Making a Solid Fire: A Participation Manifesto

Friday, April 25th, 2014

THE WORLD NEEDS PEOPLE TO CONNECT, AND IT NEEDS PEOPLE WHO CATALYZE THOSE CONNECTIONS. It needs it in Board rooms and classrooms and conference halls. It needs it in churches […]

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Dreaming Up New Structures, Practicing Them In Daylight

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

I find dreams fascinating. I love that people generate wild images in the middle of the night. While I subscribe to the belief that dreams are not given to me […]

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Assemblages, Environments, Happenings, and…. Participatory Conversational Structures

Friday, March 15th, 2013

As a facilitator with a background in performance art, I’ve been thinking about the relationship of Participatory Conversational Structures with Happenings, live events created by visual artists in the 1950s […]

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