Author Archives: Ide

About Ide

Funambulist, producer, witch, and general roustabout.

Many Returns

Here’s a tiny tin can with three years in summary curled up inside: I stopped updating this website, and then it sat. Today, I’ve returned and adjusted a handful of things, though I can’t promise writing will be regular. Honestly, … Continue reading

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Wrapping up Summer 2014

This is the first year in seven without a trip to Burning Man, and the first year in four without a circus tour – but don’t be fooled by outside appearances, life is doing anything but slow down. The circus is now … Continue reading

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The Vespertine Circus: Hinge

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE INTERNET, I come bearing exciting news!! The Vespertine Circus, my small & beloved touring circus troupe, is stepping up our game. Bigtime. We transitioning from a part time LLC with seven regular contractors, to a full-time … Continue reading

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Lament

About a month ago, I teamed up with musician and dear friend of mine, Jesse Buddington, and friend & photographer, Leah Watanabe to recreate with photography an oil painting by the marvelously talented Alana Corra**, whose work caught my eye … Continue reading

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Darkly Dreaming

Antonette Streeter posted more photos from the winter 2012 look-book shoot for Honey Cooler Handmade on Friday, in celebration of Friday the 13th, and I simply adore them. Really, their sweetly sexy & spooking “seance” styling (mm, alliteration) is a … Continue reading

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Quick, get a butterfly net! There are ideas here.

Not a lot of updates here, but plenty of activity. I’ve been like a sponge collecting visually & aurally inspiring snippets as I develop Hinge, the next Vespertine Circus show. I thought I’d be further along by now, but my … Continue reading

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Revisiting Dutch Flat Photos

These were too fun not to post – a year ago when I went to Dutch Flat for a weekend of fun and modeling with friends, Terri took these photos, and she came across them last night and shared with … Continue reading

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The Scratch Symposium

I am beginning something, which I hope will evolve into a monthly networking event for creatives, and is starting up in early October: The Scratch Symposium. These will begin as very small events, with no more than 15 persons in … Continue reading

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Muses

Disclaimer: This is going to be an extra sappy entry, and I blame at least some of that on whiskey recently consumed. To actually read this entry, properly, I want you to grab a pair of headphones, or plug into … Continue reading

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Studying Emotionally Evocative Art

PART I: I am in the early stages of a research project. I am compiling a list of artworks, from many mediums, with a handful of constraints: They must be viewable in 10 minutes or less. They must be viewable … Continue reading

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