Color is a topic I’ve been obsessed with for a long time. This essay explores the potentially world-changing links between ecology and chromophilia (love of color) via the work of Alma Thomas, Mark Rothko, the Wizard of Oz, Jorie Graham, David Batchelor, Milan Kundera, and more.
I’m honored by this unique take on my art practice!
Kerri Politzer writes: “Daniela Molnar’s artistry has taken her down a circuitous path from ecology to scientific illustration to poetry. Now, it is leading her back to her Jewish roots. The artist and writer, who is the granddaughter of four Holocaust survivors, is involved in multiple projects that address the Jewish experience from a variety of perspectives.”
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Thanks to Sophia Hatzikos for the gorgeous photographs and to the excellent editors at Oregon Humanities.
EP 015 Glacial Erratics Part 2: Understanding our relationship with mutations, kin and hybrid bodies
I am honored to have been selected to participate in “Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss”, a multimedia, multi-venue, cross-border art intervention which seeks to provoke societal change by exposing and interrogating the negative social and environmental consequences of industrialized natural resource extraction.
Such a wonderful publication! This interview allowed me to expand upon and update many of the ideas I talked about in my interview with the LA Times.
I talk about place, poetry, hybrid writing, my teaching style, and list some writers who are inspiring me lately in this interview. Thanks to Literary Arts for the opportunity!