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We have different ways of seeing. The body knows…. At least a year before my surgery, my eyes were needing certain adjustments. I began to turn all my screens down to the minimum brightness. I also inversed all my screens, black backgrounds with light text versus the seeming ubiquitous white background. Since 2009, I had been painting on black canvases and backgrounds. I didn’t think too much of it, other than it was an aesthetic decision. I prefer black backgrounds. Prefer t
"Sight is always there even when you’ve lost it, immersed in darkness, eyes closed, unconscious, there is sight… even there, there are nightmares. Visions and scenes projected on the black screens of our closed eyelids. Our mind’s eye. The Third eye. Spirit’s eye spins scenes of our most raw realities, deepest fear and anxiety and the stowed-away wisdom of other existences, together with channeled frequencies of the guidance of spirits. We call them dreams but they are everyt