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art is the creator’s extravagance

by Geoff Hall on October 29, 2014

The Group Letter – October 2014.       It was great to see the Tree House packed-out earlier this month for Sally Kidall’s talk and our intimate meal together. Sally spoke to me afterwards and said how great it (…)

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The Group’s Monthly Letter – January 2014 – An Intoxicating Otherness

by Geoff Hall on January 31, 2014

January 2014 – An intoxicating otherness         Hi, What my stay in Huntingdon Beach has taught me thus far, as I dwelt amongst the kindness of friends, is that our work as artists should reveal, as if (…)

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Translating the Invisible Wind – Part Eleven

by Geoff Hall on July 15, 2010

Art of Perception.‘We only can know the ‘actual’ by contrasting it or likening it to the ‘imaginable’.  (Hayden White, ‘The Tropics of Discourse’, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978. p98.) The Parables come to mind.  Jesus doesn’t preach, he tells (…)

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Translating the Invisible Wind – Part Ten

by Geoff Hall on July 8, 2010

A response to despair – the language of lament  Brueggemann – the language of lament is powerful“The task of the prophetic imagination…is to cut through the despair and to penetrate the dissatisfied coping that seems to have no end or (…)

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