Grief and the Other Body; Pastures of the Soft

[Field Notes, 2022 - Pt 2]

human scar tissue at 10x Magnification

Somatics / Emotions as Medium and Material

When I think of what “Field Notes” are for any “artist,” any creative practitioner, so much of what I’m claiming for myself and what I hope to invite for others is a blurring of the lines between categorizations of what “counts” as work, as part of our craft, and what, for whatever reason, remains “personal,” deemed distinct from what we might be doing with the more recognizable tools of the “trade,” the materials and mediums available at the art supply store.

The Only Lasting Truth Is Change : Somatics / Emotions of the Sound(ing) Body

My studio is an edge condition, the Brooklyn Army Terminal something out of a yugoslavian futurist vision gone to rot in that way that says that dystopia always has an element of other-than-human authorship. Not alien, but mycelial, plant, animal. Stalagtites and fish guts. A wandering tuxedo cat.



The Operating System & Liminal Lab is an open access social practice experiment in the redistribution of creative resources and infrastructures founded and facilitated by Elæ Moss with an ever evolving global network of creative collaborators of all disciplines (and species).

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Elæ Moss

is a multimodal creative researcher and social practitioner, curator, and educator. Designer @The Operating System. Faculty @ Pratt & Bennington [they/them]