I’m not gonna lie to you.
Even though yesterday I shared a super excited and happy post about the soon-to-be-released album, the truth is, that was a small part of what I actually felt yesterday when I received the mastered album.
In the spirit of transparency, I want to share that what I actually felt was PANIC.
I wanted to jump up and down for joy, but instead my little ears were listening to every little detail with such scrutiny and criticism that I could hardly enjoy it.
I could hear mistakes, and imperfections, & if you know me, you know I despise those in music!
I felt nervous, and crazy, and you guessed it...I cried! (Lol)
Boy oh boy it’s a good thing I know how to laugh at myself and have good friends to laugh at me with me as well if needed.😂
Went a physical therapy session today & the therapist even said to me “You need to relax! You are too stressed. You shouldn’t take everything so seriously.”
I thought to myself, “she’s right!” ...and yet, also I thought, “well if she only knew...”😒
Nonetheless, it’s good advice. 😊
The truth is this album is so much more than music and my own idea of perfection.
It’s a prayer and a mission, and this is perfect.
Also, the album does sound amazing. So much medicine in it. ❤️
Can’t wait to share it with you in one week!!!! 🎶🎶🎶
Photo by @elena.cali wearing @caravanaland shot in #Mykonos .
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‘Opposite Dreams: The Politics of Local’
Artree Nepal Open Studio 2018
For hundreds of years, the mainstream historical narrative of Nepal has excluded the stories and experiences of
numerous marginalized, underprivileged and indigenous communities. Although there have been sporadic instances of vocal demands and protests for an equal
representation of diverse identities, cultures, languages and religions, the state has consistently and strategically
oppressed them.The exhibition, ‘Opposite Dreams: The Politics of Local’, draws attention to these problematic
social hierarchies and invasive international influences. It attempts to highlight the misuse of power and state
sponsored violence by focusing on acutely localized situations with an empathetic eye. By using an anthropological perspective and inquiring the socio-physical environments, the exhibition seeks to unfold these deeply entrenched unjust laws.
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I’ve never felt such energy like I did this day. From the moment that we pulled into that small town I had an uneasy feeling. I danced my heart out, and tried my hardest to ignore that negative energy. Some say I may be crazy but I dream of certain things and they happen. I see things/or spirits and people before I even meet them. It’s a gift that i guess runs in my family. I don’t speak about it because I sound crazy and I can’t believe that I’m even sharing this but I feel like sometimes you have to let it out. I’m ready for whatever destiny I’m supposed to have, I’m ready to embrace my gift. I believe that I was meant to be a danzante. I’ve said it before time and time again I moved to Minnesota when I was 5, and have been watching the cinco de mayo parade since then. Growing up I was always infatuated with the sound of the huehuetl. Yo soy una danzante orgullosa de mi cultura y las tradiciones de mis ancestros. #mexica#danzante#aztecdancer#indigenous