a more detailed memoir
writings I draw
'the private is political'
(imagining the laws of human perception)
ongoing series of possibly nine muses.
recycled vases and ceramic objects, ceramic paint, spray-paint,
modeling clay, glaze, glue
'Erato Artemisia (warrior)', 2020
Erato is one of the nine muses, her expertise is the lyric and love poetry. She is desired and 'lovely'.
Depicted with two turtle-doves and mostly seated. Her wreath is made of myrtle and roses.
Poets want to express love, Erato will be present.
She is the most beautiful one of the nine muses.
Artemisia was a queen of ancient Greek Halicarnassus (480 BC) .
She led the forces of five ships in the battle of Salamis.
Achieving the second best reputation of the whole fleet.
'Kalliopē Khutulun (warrior)', 2020
Kalliopē is the muse that presides over eloquence and epic poetry and was normally depicted with a writing tablet in her hand. She was also considered to be the leader of the Muses, the wisest of the sisters, and also the most assertive.
Khutulun (c. 1260 – c. 1306) as a superb warrior, one who could ride into enemy ranks and snatch a captive as easily as a hawk snatches a chicken. She insisted that any man who wished to marry her must defeat her in wrestling. Winning horses from competitions and the wagers of would-be suitors,
it is said that she gathered a herd numbering ten thousand.