Top Ten Originals of 2016

Here are the ten most viewed original art pieces posted in 2016. Synkroniciti is so proud that you like viewing the things we make! We look forward to producing many new things in 2017 and the years beyond.

Beloved’s Journey will be returning soon and Becoming Euridice, our first large scale collaborative project, will begin taking tangible form in 2017.

10. Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 5: Zerzura

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9. The Soul in the Flame: Campfire Imps, Set 3

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8. Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 6: A Conversation in the Desert

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7. Party Scenes: Campfire Imps, Set 2

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6. Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 7: In Mother’s Garden

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5. A Strange Authenticity: Photographs from Johnson Mesa

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4. Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 4: Journeys Begin

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3. Two Views from a Cage: Adjoining Cells by Katherine McDaniel

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2. Personified Flame: Campfire Imps, Set 1

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1.Building Faerie Houses, Part Two: Faerie House Listing Gallery

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Ten Most Popular Articles of 2016

These are the ten most viewed articles written in 2016. I am excited that many of them involve experiences and works from our synkroniciti Open Mics, which were happening once a month until our house flooded in April. I am looking forward to starting them up again sometime in 2017. I miss my tribe!

10. Floating on Water: The Medieval Art of Ebru

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9. Burying the Beloved: Love and Loss in Madeline Miller’s Song of Achilles

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8. Owning Aggression: Sonya Tayeh’s Baggage

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7. Underwater Visions: Water and the Human Form

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6. Digging Together: Synkroniciti’s Building Bridges

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5. Buried Memories: The Other Immigrants by Saba Husain

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4. Bruce Mozert: Pioneer of Underwater American Glamour

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3. Connecting Broken Pieces: Synkroniciti’s Open Mic

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2. Imitating Nature: Green Cacti of Lina Cofán

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1.Water and Light: This is how I get to you by Tuba Sozadogru

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Top Ten Quotes of 2016

2016 was a tough year around our house. It started off with some wonderful synkroniciti gatherings and a lot of promise. Then our house flooded with two feet of water in April. My mother was very ill and our beloved cat, Lisa Sasabuki, died. The daily quotes and pictures helped keep me going, and several of you have shared that they helped you, too. I am so glad. These are the ten quotes that received the most views over the past year. Thank you! I’ll release an additional list of my personal favorites very soon.

Things are improving here, and we have a renewed sense of how valuable it is to spend time with those we love and how futile it is to waste time with that which is insincere and unloving. I am excited for this new cup full of time we are receiving and wish you all the best in 2017!

Please click on the author’s name to view the quote.

10. Zadie Smith

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9. Anne Lamott

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8. Ray Bradbury

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7. Mary Elizabeth Frye

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6. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

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5. Christoper McCandless

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4. Erik Pevernagie

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3. Frederick Buechner

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2. Kamand Kojouri

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1. Anonymous

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A Synkroniciti Top Ten: Most Popular Videos of 2014

Tickling the fancy, stirring the soul and stimulating thought, synkroniciti’s most viewed videos of 2014 are here for your enjoyment.

These ten videos received the most hits over the past year. I have also included one that didn’t get very many views, but remains one of my favorites.

Click on titles to read the blog posts associated with the videos. All of these videos feature creative people that have put their work up on YouTube or Vimeo and are not produced by or affiliated with synkroniciti. I am grateful to those artists and pleased to be able to comment on and share their work.

10. No Home in this World Anymore: Dystopian Figures of Isaac Cordal

9. Art and Architecture: Sam van Aken and the Tree of Forty Fruit

Video via TEDx Talks on YouTube.

8. An Art Overlooked: The Making of Neon Signs

Video via West Kowloon Cultural District on YouTube.

7. Creatures of the Wind: Theo Jansen’s Strandbeesten

6. The Shadow of Innocence: Villainous by Paul Constantakis

5. Max Glaser Tests the Boundaries of Art: Progress, Defeat & Candles

4. Living in a Crack: Keret House in Warsaw, Poland

Video via DW English on YouTube.

3. Rescuing Home: Detroit’s Heidelberg Project

Video via The Heidelberg Project on YouTube.

2. Technology in the Home: The Future in Home Appliances from GE

Video via GE Appliances on YouTube.

1. From the Master’s Hand: The Making of a Japanese Ichimatsu Doll

Video via shibuya246com on YouTube.

Honorable mention goes to this wonderful video, which I enjoy very much and highly recommend.

Sensuality of Texture: Geology of Shoes

Video via Petr Krejčí on YouTube.

A Synkroniciti Top Ten List: Most Popular Original Works of 2014

Our second year went by so quickly! Here’s the first look back, featuring our most viewed original art of 2014.

2014 was a great year at synkroniciti. We held two successful Open Mics in the Houston area and saw growth in readership, artistic interaction and community building. We’ve begun to archive original poetry and art, and last week we posted Chapter 1 of Beloved’s Journey, the first novel to be serialized on the site. I am continually surprised and excited at the new developments and turns and awed to see synkroniciti encouraging and changing the lives of people who come in contact with it.

Thank you for being part of all of this and Happy Holidays! I look forward to sharing 2015 with you.

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Here are the most viewed works made by synkroniciti and featured on the blog in 2014. Please click on the images to view the blogposts. I look forward to featuring some collaborative pieces next year!

10. Out of the Deep Waters (painting in acrylic)

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9. Nubia’s Shoes (poetry)

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8. Beloved’s Journey, Chapter 1: Beloved (serialized novel)

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7. Germination (painting in craft acrylic)

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6. Cloud (poetry)

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© Raymond Shobe with CCLicense

5. At the Temple of Sinawava on the Virgin River (poetry)

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© fortherock with CCLicense

4. Seductive Fruit (painting in craft acrylic)

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3. The Dream of the Green Lady (painting in acrylic)

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2. Yo soy un Corazòn (poetry)

© Jasaya with CCLicense

© Jasaya with CCLicense

1. Metamorphic Fairies (pencil)

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