tales from cerebria

“we go by dark stairways
to the vaults of your soil” – sailors’ ode

Some tales from the realm of cerebria. This is a work of 12 plates and 3 word pieces from early 2020.

Here is a clavis, or key, to the realm. You can also see the folio postcards from cerebria, from earlier in 2020.

Watercolours, found images, digital painting and word/instrumental pieces with audio. (Click on a heading below to open the related word piece.)

sailor carving a glyph

sailor carving a glyph

sailors’ ode

“for you speak texts of merit, of the arcane
in voices of an austere harmonic” – sailors’ ode

sailor seeking perizol

sailor seeking perizol

of a comet

“we speak of close passing
of perizol over the realm” – of a comet

cave cogitatio sine valentia

cave cogitatio sine valentia

occultation

occultation

prudentia saeculorum

prudentia saeculorum

prudentia saeculorum (detail)

(detail)

the pearl miners

the pearl miners

the pearl miners (detail)

(detail)

near a cerebrian grove

near a cerebrian grove

luna vacua accendit

luna vacua accendit

luna vacua accendit (detail)

(detail)

tonight they walk this grove

“and the voids walk this grove
under violet boughs ” – tonight they walk this grove

home of a sailor

home of a sailor

interior – home of a sailor

interior - home of a sailor

correspondence

correspondence

sailor's retreat

sailor's retreat