In the final days of our last Momentom Collective Artist Residency in Nicaragua, I sat down with Tony Tobias to recap the season: 4 International Residencies and 2 Festival Theme Camps and Mainstage Performances across 4 countries, over 200 Residents with over 1000 workshops held...Definitely a season for the books!
I have SO MUCH LOVE to all the people, artists, teachers and healers that continue to get called to our project and community, for everyone's continuous support in this cocreation and support in each other's pe...
"Loathe the coast caress
late light for the shedding
the sun's constant state of setting"
-from 'Blue Violets'
I've just launched my new second music video! My track 'Blue Violets' is a beat poetry piece I wrote and recorded with Earl Pereira of The Steadies a few summers back. It was so fun to put some psychedelic visuals to it with the help of our in-house Momentom Collective videographer Tony Tobias as we walked, danced and ripped a Tuk Tuk through San Marcos on Lake Atitlan, Guatemala!
Creating a community from scratch isn’t exactly a walk up a volcano…or, wait.
We've all seen and admired the new age community from the movie The Beach with Leonardo Dicaprio. The freedom, connection, adventure and struggle of having a tight knit collective living together in paradise - like it's all happened in a serendipitous stroke of fate.
On paper, it's perfect.
In photos, it's surreal.
From word of mouth, can this exist?
The concepts always sound too good to be true.
...and no. These communities don't just pop up ma...
Envision Festival in Costa Rica is not your typical gathering of people in the jungle. Beyond the party and musical production, Envision takes a focus on sustainability, yoga, permaculture, art and open discussions as a global community ready to thrive - like the jungle - as a collective.
Being a part of the Montreal/Nicaragua based circus arts crew, Momentom Collective, we setup camp in the jungle for another year of growth, learning and laughs. Here is a photo journal of some of the experien...