12 Days of Christmas 2015 – Day One The Lonesomes

This year’s 12 Days of Christmas will feature one daily post from 12 of readreidread’s best pages. This will show the diversity of my blog content while revealing the range of my personal interests and some of  the blisses I have followed in my life. The pages are all listed above my home page header picture. I begin with an excerpt from one of my favourite and most satisfying projects – The Lonesomes.

Old Friends from The Lonesomes, 2013 video project

Snapshot 1 (06-02-2012 1-45 PM)

The 16 stories that comprise The Lonesomes offer life and death at play on the open prairie. Change is chronicled in personal events, measured by lifetimes. The stories tell of the desperate births of people, towns and ideas, of mystery, trickery, love, revenge and bizarre deaths, glimpses of the human condition that resonate deeply with people everywhere, city and country, town and farm.

To watch the Old Friends segment – about 4 minutes – click here.

Watch The Lonesomes in its entirety – about 45 minutes – by clicking the picture at the top of this post. rewind to zero as video starts a few minutes into it.

Feedback always welcome.

 

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Filed under 12 days of christmas 2015, Pioneers, Prairie People, PRAIRIES, The Lonesomes, video art

2 responses to “12 Days of Christmas 2015 – Day One The Lonesomes

  1. Ezra and I just watched this and he says “daddy why your voice sound weird?” “Reid and I were pretending to be tractors” says I. Laughs and says “that’s funny and creepy”.

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