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in the style of Bach. in the day of today: things are warming up fast!


Recording (05min 30sec) - by HA!Man

19 September 2020

N E W..R E L E A S E S

 

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HA!ART
creations with an aesthetic bend

let me in

black and white image of a forest portal (HM Apr 2016)
09 PHOTOGRAPHY 1-1 minimal  

nothing in particular

a poem about.. nothing in particular! (HM Nov 2020)
02 POEMS 2-3 swinging 173 words

winnie the pooh

cynicism and spirptual naivete both find a human connection in the shadows of Sedona's haunting red-rock mountains (JD Jan 2018)
05 PROSE 3-2 fun 6724 words

piano recordings on a beautiful day

sitting down behind our Otto Bach upright while nature is singing out loud outside. four pieces culminated, somewhat impressionistic. ending on a lyrical note. (HM Nov 2020)
06 RECORDINGS 1-2 classical 16:12

across the big divide

twilight images taken while strolling around the Brooklyn side of Brooklyn Bridge, reflective of a love for the country of the big divide: light and dark and rich and poor, great and small. and then, the mighty bridge! (HM Nov 2011)
10 SLIDESHOWS 2-3 mechanical 78 pictures

the girl and the tree

mystical female figure interlaced with flowers (JD Apr 2014)
08 DRAWINGS 1-2 aesthetic  
HA!MIND
issue-driven and food-for-thought creations

dark planet dance

recorded on request for a dance piece. minimalist meets romantic. quietude meets a flooding. a dance for darker times. (HM Nov 2020)

06 RECORDINGS

3-1 flowing feeling 06:40

what comes first

everything is in play, but certain things are more foundational than others. how do i know which is which? (HM Nov 2020)

02 POEMS

2-1 reflective 178 words

in the beginning was the Word not

on the biblical primacy of the Word, the wish for an empty mind and the lure of bread. and how Mira's birth brings it all together (HM Nov 2020)

01 ESSAYS

1-1 core, origins, instinct 2283 words

drying times

the unprecedented scale of the California wild fires comes amidst unprecedented dry conditions. but there are also other fires resulting from dry conditions that are not so obvious (HM Nov 2020)

02 POEMS

2-2 descriptive 126 words

the tribe of red and blue

in conversation with a nation extremely polarized and incapacitated by that. is healing the rift possible at all? (HM Oct 2020)

01 ESSAYS

3-3 politics, human condition 1757 words

IMPROVISATION NOW Part 6
Improvisation is political

investigating how improvisation is political, the root meanings of politics and leadership, how this reflects on the way we practise democracy today and how improvisation can inform and inspire a more fully participatory form of it. (HM Oct 2020)

01 ESSAYS

0 explanatory 2679 words
HA!LIFE
creations drawing from daily life, on the road and stage

Blue-eyed Boy

a narrative based on my father's fight with cancer, the tension between faith and nature and the pain of a man dying in the flower of his youth (HM Nov 2020)

05 PROSE

3-1 dramatic

3548 words

Kologha forest walk

10 minutes walk from where we stay, an indigenous forest with smells, textures and shapes from ages deep past (HM, JD Aug 2020)

10 SLIDESHOWS

1-3 serene

54 pictures

inspiration perspiration

a philosophical song improvised on request from an audience member. the theme: that inspiration only (and always) follows perspiration (HM Sep 2015)

06 RECORDINGS

2-1 experimental

07:10

those army days (2) "the rookie roster"

in the second delivery of conscription reminiscences, i relate some aspects of basic training - a period so stressful that the only refuge i had was to flee into my imagination. what an absurd experience in aid of an unjustifiable cause! (HM Oct 2020)

01 ESSAYS

2-3 technology, mechanism

3386 words

nyebho's dark night

in 2005 i was ask to create footage for a play based on the story of a shipwreck on the Eastern Cape coast, 18th cent. This is the late Nyebho Swartbooi, improvising on the briefest of cues. A homage to his talents and our friendship (HM Oct 2020)

11 VIDEO

3-1 emotive

08:59

alleen als ze slaapt

when Mira is sleeping.. (JD Oct 2020)

02 POEMS

1-1 primal

26 words

 


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