Detail of sculpture outside Atka Lakota Museum & Cultural Center. Taken by the author, June 2015.

Historically, pandemics have forced humans to break with the past and imagine their world anew. This one is no different. It is a portal, a gateway between one world and the next.

We can choose to walk through it, dragging the carcasses of our prejudice and hatred, our avarice, our…

From “THINKING OF YOU. I MEAN ME. I MEAN YOU,” a retrospective exhibit of the work of Barbara Kruger. Photographed by the author at the Art Institute of Chicago

brief reflections on books I haven’t read in a while

Auguste Rodin, “Eve after the Fall.” Photographed at the Art Institute of Chicago by the author.

Statue of a young satyr wearing a theater mask of Silenos, ca 1st c CE. Photographed at the Art Institute of Chicago by the author.

brief reflections on books I haven’t read in a while

Signage from the author’s wedding. Photo by Mike Olbinski.

Detail of riverwalk along the south bank of the Chicago River. Mural includes the text: “YOU ARE ON POTAWATOMI LAND.”

Bill Hulseman

Ritualist, educator, facilitator & consultant | billhulseman.com

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