Vincent's Yellow

a[n] [auto]biography and a love story.

The Dive

I jumped — high and far, and twirling. Vincent’s Yellow opened in Chicago, IL last Thursday, on the 120th anniversary of Vincent van Gogh’s death. I performed — my cast and I performed — this thing that has been so intimately tucked between my blood vessels, that has been continuously beating quietly alongside my heart for […]

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Tue, August 3 2010 » Personal » 2 Comments

A Walk in Arles

No one is quite sure what brought you to Arles. You wanted to go south, Vincent, away from Paris, and something drew you to this town. Perhaps it was what Michelet wrote about the beauty of the arlesienne, the women of Arles, but that was not what you would encounter here. Although the walls are […]

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Mon, November 30 2009 » Photo entries, Popular Culture, Travel » 2 Comments

Arles – Le Café Van Gogh

I came here every night of my stay in Arles, I believe. It is important to call it Le Café Van Gogh, because that is what it is. It is a restoration of the cafe that you painted, not the original. It is meticulously designed. Yet – it rests in the same location. And so […]

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Mon, November 23 2009 » Photo entries, Popular Culture, Research, Travel » 9 Comments