An explored life
rites, reveries & reflections
Lately, I've noticed all the ways the body is used in the battle for something else...
I’m so excited to share that the Unveiled book project is featured in the new issue of Model Society Magazine. Yeah! It's been a joy to collaborate with David Bolt and team.
The loss and gain in the translation and self-expression, when moving between countries and languages.
This piece is bleeding. For someone who likes to conjure and contribute grace and beauty, I find this hard to share ...
Dreams come true: Rachel was trying to get pregnant and kept seeing herself on the beach in bikini, her belly blossoming and baby on the way. We came full circle with this shoot...
After more than a decade of zooming in on women's relationship to body, image, beauty, sexuality and self-expression, I turn my lens on men. Do they want to be seen? And see themselves?
Susan William's tells the truth about Robin William's death to People's Magazine, with one of my photos showing the love between them.
The lens helps me get under the skin, so to speak, of pretense and postures, all the ways we hide, and touch the trembling aliveness within.
On writing Seeing Red and the evolution of both story and author over time.
Bold and bare balloon ladies bring levity to the quest for freedom...
A fascination with the light drew me to black and white photography...
After 20 years I've returned to my Nordic roots. I feel like a stranger in a strange land...
What the painted lady knew, and I had yet to learn.
In 2009 I returned to Nepal to complete the pilgrimage that started a decade earlier, at Mt. Kailas in Tibet, and pay tribute to Kali.
All my adventures and creative projects have been ignited by a magical element that, at first, made no sense.
Full and ripe, the moon bathed the earth in a dark, gentle light, lending a luminous silkiness to everything. And there, right in front of me, the sacred mountain, Illuminated, Sublime."
I'm getting a lot of questions regarding publishing my book Seeing Red. I hope my musings help you find your way with publishing.
Sexual is possibly, an unlikely descriptor of this ancient, spiritually rich place, but to me, its fecundity is ubiquitous, blasting my senses wide open."
I’m visiting my brother in Jakarta, amidst a congested, concrete jungle of 20 million people, to many of whom social life is enacted in opulent, many-stored, air-cooled malls with more shiny objects than your heart can possibly desire and where 5+ hours a day in traffic is normal. Incredible wealth co-exists with wild poverty and bad city planning, and still, everyone’s striving for more.
Dalai Lama flattered many of us, when he declared that Western Woman will save the world. Why didn’t I clap my hands gleefully? Because I felt an ancient fury rise from my gut.