Kurt Iswarienko: A Portrait of the World 

“In each verse, a decision awaits us, and we can't choose to close our eyes and let instinct work on its own. Poetic instinct consists of an alert tension.” -- Octavio Paz

Poets, painters, and photographers have explored liminal and literal resonances between the human figure and the phenomenological landscape for, well, pretty much this entire time. From limbs that extend from both bodies and trees, to the faces that appear in clouds, the emotional tension of the sea and weather, the psyche of the passing seasons, the ambitions of our cities, and the dreams of our homes, there is a lot to explore in those connections.

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