Becoming Octopus Meditation 1 2020
running time: 11 minutes 41 seconds
As we emerge from a strange fearful time into one of radical uncertainty, we are learning to embrace the unknown and build new kinds of irl and virtual communities. In order to address the catastrophic consequences of global corporate capitalism, one useful thing is to be really aware of other kinds of life and the need to respect all being – in a more animist and shamanic way. So for me, the challenge of imagining into the alien universe of the Common Octopus is a way of recalibrating our mind and senses to have a new awareness for everyone (human, non human and synthetic) outside of a boundaried self.