Cabin Made of White Pine

Just got back from a wonderful visit to Camp Deerpark (CDP) in the Catskills. Rode the bike, and spent the night in a beautiful new cabin made of white pine (Pinus strobus L.) harvested sustainably from the CDP forest and milled into boards at the CDP sawmill. Exquisite.

Cabezas

Baked leaf bases, or “cabezas”, of Agave cupreata Trel & Berger in Guerrero, Mexico. The sugar-rich leaf bases are mashed, fermented , and distilled to make mescal.

Thx, Jeff

Had never heard of Eduardo Chillida, Basque artist and Spain’s foremost sculptor of the twentieth century. Or knew that an exhibition of his work was currently at the Hauser & Wirth gallery on 69th Street (until 27 July, i.e. tomorrow). But, I had a cup of tea with Jeff yesterday. [NOTE: Image is Proyecto Tindaya, […]

Other Side of the Camera

Here I am talking to the mescal group in Acateyahualco, Guerrero about the inventory data that they have been collecting over the past five years (see Proof). I know it’s really important to document these interactions, and that video can be more engaging than still photos in some cases – but I really hate to […]