art took over

Happy Place, Happy Space

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks of delightful art, spread over many spaces around the island.

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Venue after venue, sculpture, painting, installations, murals, video installations have provoked & challenged the senses. Abandoning attempts to capture these experiences for organized record-keeping, I decided I would unfurl the present (borrowing the phrase from a discussion Carol Ann and I had some weeks ago).

” … even if I didnโ€™t record a memory for future reflection, I had those beautiful moments in an unfurling present”.

Carol Ann Siciliano, Fashioned for Joy

But I couldn’t resist with a few highlights.

๐ŸŽจ ๐ŸŽจ ๐ŸŽจ

Reading your Joyful Posts brings me to my happy place. I hope having them in one place makes it easier for you to find when you need a bit of happy therapy, too.

If you would like to join in Happy Place, Happy Space, ping back to this post and I will include you next week.

๐ŸŽจ ๐ŸŽจ ๐ŸŽจ

This post is my contribution to


  1. I love the purple squigglies. What a great feature photo. Thank you also for mentioning my blog and for sharing our conversation about “unfurling the present.” I’m glad to be reminded! I can easily imagine you and Loving Husband taking in all the experiences of the wonderful show. And I’m grateful you grabbed a few photos for the rest of us too!


    1. Our conversations resonate with me through the week(s), Carol Ann – one of the reasons I love our WP community … I am challenged & inspired to look outside my little space.


  2. Excellent contribution, too, Ju-Lynn. Thanks for the double mention! I agree with Bushboy! When art is the event, you get so many photo opportunities! ๐Ÿ™‚


  3. Singapore looks fascinating. The art is wonderful and varied. Considering we’re in the thick of gray winter here, seeing the colors bring me joy. Thanks for sharing.


    1. I’m so glad you noticed and enjoyed the titles of the works – a title can be an important part of the work … just like in poetry – it can be a critical element!
      Most welcome in this space, Natalie! and thank you for hosting our #weekendcoffeeshare


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