Yesterday I had some exciting visits throughout the day. First I spoke with several groups of students from a local area school who asked really great questions. One kid waited patiently until the end of our session together then asked me in a deadly serious tone “Do you have Facebook?”, kids today.
Day six of the los Cabos piece will be a day that will live in infamy. At 10am this morning i was making what I thought would be simple tweaks to the form when I noticed a rift starting up top. In the past I can usually coax the rift out to a point where I can secure that area, but not this time. before I could fire up the video to document the event the entire side of the sculpture came down. An hour later the folks from the Gringo Gazette showed up with their video crew
Today the signmakers returned with the wall text. This lovely passage was provided by the generous “Doctorales” Hugo Ortega. I would post the english translation but the signmakers are coming back tomorrow with the rest of the text panels. Although there are still three full work days before
Today was the day that I began to see some resolution of the form and began to feel less daunted by the space. I hope tomorrow to make some progress on stabilizing the front edge as I had a small blowout this afternoon, but with five days left until the opening I am feeling a bit more optimistic about this than I was yesterday. I expect to turn some more corners tomorrow.
In case you are driving down the highway in San Jose Del Cabo wondering what to do on friday there is a banner suggesting an event that looks mildly interesting. Needless to say I was caught a little off guard by this banner when I was coming back from the supermercado today.
What I am taking with me to San Jose Del Cabo. One suitcase with a weeks worth of clothes and one duffel bag with 30 jonathanbrilliant.com glow in the dark t shirts, a tripod, and some tools and things.
Tomorrow I leave for San Jose Del Cabo Mexico. I will have a week to create the Read more...