Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's

Eugene Ray SDSU 1970's
Eugene Ray 1970's. photo credit: Tom Davis

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

JUNGLE HURRICANE RADIANCE= sansouci forest studio visions of> ARCHITECTURE=INNER MEMORY ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ SENTIENT PLANTS PROVIDED me vital daily creative nourishment ! ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ METAPHYSICAL GRAPHICS came> to me as>ideal inner expression< ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 5 PHOTOS of JUNGLE SYNERGY> #1) the snake charmer/rousseau #2) storyville washerteria collage #3) plantation apocalypse collage #4) tropic syndrome studio night #5) synergetic hurricane collage

             >five photos express forces in<
                     +STUDIO OF LIGHT+
             >the magical sansouci forest<

          >to all of our st. tammany parish<
             >friends who were with us in<
                >those crucial years of the<
                >(many radiant memories)<

                   +TONIGHT'S PHOTOS+
                      (>jungle hurricane<)
             >the plants are sentient and<
               >filled with radient energy<

    #1)            +SNAKE CHARMER+
       >henri rousseau's greatest painting<
           >for me, sums up the powerful<
                      +RADIANT DANGER+
               >jungle synergetic alchemy<

        >metaphysical collage based on an<
           >actual place i photographed in<
            >new orleans red light district<

           >based on the fabulous melrose<
              >scenario of creole vision w/<
               >my mother/brother stars
                   >eugene ray / degruy<
                    +melrose plantation<

    #4)             +STUDIO OF THE+
                   +TROPIC SYNDROME+
        >our sansouci forest home/studio<
           >on a radiant summer night w/<
             >the powerful jungle sounds<
                >stirring our spiritual life<

    #5)         +HURRICANE VORTEX+
         >struck the sansouci jungle when<
          >i was away in alabama w/ nasa<
               >german rocket engineers<
                        +MAX CONRAD+
        >lsu colleague had introduced me<
           >to a commission designing an<
             >entire new engineers town<

                  >as i drove miles home<
              >the jungle was wrecked but<
                      +TREE ON HOUSE+
               >my family was safe/sound<

                      +WE CLEANED UP+
                     >jungle came back<
                          >life went on<
              +NEW ORLEANS SURVIVED+
                           (>nine lives<)
                   +AS IT ALWAYS SHALL+

                 gene ray, lajolla, california

               >eugene ray, mfa, architect<
                >professor emeritus, sdsu<

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