Merrie Koester, Ph.D.
Rensing Elements by Merrie Koester
I am reading the blogs of the
visiting Rensing artists.
Each post is
a distillation of
Each interprets a personal knowing of
the Thing That Is Happening.
There is a relativity of
perception, meaning, and feeling—
at once unified and complex—
a special Rensing Sauce that you
know the moment it is on your tongue.
There is a collective thinking
through diverse and creative makings.
Here, at last—TIME and SPACE for
There is a healing in the trees…
A calling to be still as well as to flow all at once
inside this peaceful interface of land and water.
There can be evoked, as M.C Richards has observed,
a “waking up to the preciousness of life”.
To IMAGINE Rensing is
to translate a landscape.
To BE at Rensing is
to find your wisdom through composting
as you make new soil with
your ideas, artifacts, and food scraps.
VISIONS can be articulated and
futures cultivated through
a present-tense gardening of
community and the renewal of resources.