"The way we see things is affected by what we know or what we believe. -- When in love, the sight of beloved has a completeness which no words and no embrace can match: a completeness which only the act of making love can temporarily…Continue
Added by Eija Ranta on April 5, 2013 at 3:59pm — No Comments
Being born in Finland does not make me resistant to the cold weather.
I have started to get spontaneous images pop into my mind of warm places I have adventured to sometime in my life: bright blue skies, green grass, sand, sea water, soft caressing breeze on the skin.. -as if my mind was totally rejecting the present reality:
cold. rain. wind. snow. damp... Having random memories of places or…Continue
Added by Eija Ranta on March 8, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
balancing an egg
the moment just before finding the balance, as if the eggs texture changes into solid,
first i did think it's impossible, but as i saw more and more eggs standing on the floor by them selves, i started to believe in what i was trying to make happen. still it remained difficult, i kept telling myself "it's possible", "this is easy". looking at the other eggs i saw they were not always standing upright. some were…Continue
Added by Eija Ranta on December 4, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Difference in describing and becoming (a scent etc.).
Internal vs. external impulse.
"dance is not movement".
Keep body as passive matter, but have desire. This contradiction creates a dance, because
desire always has a direction. How do you transform the image you have into your body? -This is your work.
Slow motion vs. movement that is slow as a result.
-don't remove yourself from the reality, stay awake.
With emotions body goes…Continue
Added by Eija Ranta on November 23, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
absorbing from the surrounding, forming in to reflection of it,
transforming in to new and different yet the same.
slowmoving, deformed. time stops.
shapeless. birth. identityless.
reaching a shape, moment of stillness and suddenly dissolving again. disappearing.
Added by Eija Ranta on October 1, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments