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VOL. 2

Fall 2012

Hayden’s explores the creative impulse through visual stories.

We hope to inspire you.

Photography by Christian B. Gonzalez

"You have to understand the nature of light." - Conrad Hall

EDITOR __ Jan Manon

PHOTO GRAPHY __ Beau Saunders Christian B. Gonzalez Olafur Eliasson Andrew Stowe Meredith Persico


ART WORK __ Duncan Asper Berndnaut Smilde Macoto Murayama Peter Gentenaar Pat Gentenaar Torley Tom Szaky

LAYOUT __ Jose A. Garrido

Ellyn Maybe

VIDEO __ Jeff Scher

Cover Art: Rainbow Panorama by Studio Olafur Eliasson.


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Letter from the Editor



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Clouds by Berndnaut Smilde



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Poetry by Ellyn Maybe

Poetry by Ellyn Maybe

Paper Sculptures by Peter Gentenaar

Light by Amos Hayden





Mixed Media by Duncan Asper

Botanical Art by Macoto Murayama

Painting by Pat Gentenaar Torley

Wanderlust: Travel Section with Andrew Stowe





Photography by Beau Saunders

Rainbow Panorama by Studio Olafur Eliasson

Poetry by Ellyn Maybe

Work We Believe In: Surfrider





Photography by Christian B. Gonzalez

Film by Jeff Scher

Mixed Media by Tom Szaky

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR we introduce Jose Garrido as our new print designer who has done our magazine layout and will be assisting with future issues. You can view our submission guidelines here haydens-1.pdf.

Hello everyone, As we release the last issue of Hayden's for 2012, we look back at on a terrific year - one of many changes. Thank you for your enthusiasm and encouraging words. We appreciate it very much. This year, we have redesigned our website and created a section just for Hayden's available here http:// html. We also have developed a new calendar for 2013 with 4 regular issues for each season. We've also been growing our company Elf Productions www., which has enabled us to offer you regular issues more often. In this issue,

In this issue, we are happy to introduce Studio Olafur Eliasson, the very talented architecture and design firm based in Berlin, Germany that created the Rainbow Panorama at the Arhus Museum of Art. We also have new artists - Christian Beirle Gonzales, Berndnaut Smilde, Peter Gentenaar, Pat Gentenaar Torley and Tom Szasky - as well as familiar contributors - Beau Saunders, Duncan Asper, Ellyn Maybe, Jeff Scher, Macoto Murayama and Amos Hayden. We also have shared the inspiring work of Surfrider, an organization committed to keeping our oceans safe for generations to come. We find the artists and organizations featured in here very inspiring. We hope you do too. Thank you for your warm support. Best,

Jan Manon

THE PARTY MIND ~ Poetry by Ellyn Maybe ~

There are childhood parties where people play pin the tail on the donkey trying to complete the physiology of the animal. There are parties every day where people play pin the logic on the Universe. Whole countries get so drunk they can’t find their car.   There are games of twister where natural disasters consist of people brought together only by chemistry, leaving their rocket scientist diplomas in a pile of dirty looks by the sink.   There are parties where the name tag is the only thing one is certain of doubt this doubt that cufflinks formal illusions required no casual banter Just enough panic to go around twice.




is a native of southern California. Drawing and painting at an early age, Duncan studied both fine and commercial art. With over thirty years of experience in the graphics and design industry, Duncan has returned to fine art in recent years. Known for his masterful and decisive style, Duncan draws inspiration from his environment, experimenting with different textures, foils, metals, paints, and textiles.


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SOMEDAY OUR PEACE WILL COME ~ Poetry by Ellyn Maybe ~

5 One day poetry dropped from the sky and the animals grew iambic pentameter tails and the people breathed in stars. One day music dropped from the sky and the architecture turned symphonic and the people breathed in harmony. One day memory dropped from the sky and the past present and future sifted like flour and the people breathed in wonder. Smoke and ash as distant as two sides of the same coin.

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1. (2012.Nov.19 - 2013.Aug.16) — Inorganic Flora in Shanghai

HAYDEN’S MAGAZINE / PAGE 20-21 2. (2012.Nov.19 - 2013.Aug.16) — Inorganic Flora in Shanghai

3. SOHO Century Plaza | 1984 Born in Kanagawa 2007 Miyagi University, Information Design Dept., Spatial Design course, B.A. 2008 A member of The Japanese Association of Botanical Illustration 2009 Institute of Advanced Media Art and Sciences (IAMAS), Media Expression Dept., completed. 2010 Researcher at IAMAS

Your rainbow panorama (2006-2011) ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark


3. Rainbow Panorama by Studio Olafur Eliasson

The simple title 'Rainbow Panorama' for this breathtaking work by Studio Olafur Eliasson belies the remarkable effect this space has on visitors and pedestrian viewers alike. This series of photographs taken on location is akin to an experiment in color, showcasing the eye-popping effect of bright colors from this aerial city view, challenging our perception of reality. Sunlight hits drops of rain and a rainbow is born. With its bright range of colors in the sky similar to the spectrum of light, rainbows invoke immediate enthusiasm and a feeling of joie de vivre and even euphoria in most viewers. Wonder and amazement often accompany their arrival along with an inexplicable longing to reach and touch this ephemeral fabric seemingly suspended in the sky. A vision of light, a rainbow appears for a short while and disappears. For us earthbound denizens, these shafts of lights

arcing in the sky transform our perception of the sky - its shape, proximity, depth and dimension. Architecture involves a definition of space and creating an experience for inhabitants and visitors. Instead of having the visitor's experience be dictated solely by the eye and thus be limited to a static perspective, Olafur Eliasson has created a space that is best experienced by immersion and movement. Visitors to the Arhus Museum of Art, walking inside the Rainbow Panorama, are bathed in light with a sweeping view of the city. Pedestrian viewers walking on the city streets see these visitors as small creatures behind glass, suspended in the air above them - part-angels. The Rainbow Panorama consists of a 150 m circular walkway constructed of 3 x 3 m panes of perfect glass free of optical illusions built using the subtractive primary colors of cyan, magenta and yellow. Akin to

a Stadtkrone or "City Crown," the Rainbow Panorama rests atop the Arhus Museum of Art and functions in its own way as both lighthouse and compass. Visitors are able to view the city through each color, enveloped in light and come to their own conclusions. "A city is a cosmos, a site for social encounters and cohabitation. A museum is a vision machine that challenges our senses, thoughts and felt opinions. The public, you, is a barometer of the world. You mould as much as you receive." - Olafur Eliasson

5. Rainbow Panorama by Studio Olafur Eliasson

by Jan Manon


4. Rainbow Panorama by Studio Olafur Eliasson

• JEFF SCHER Experimental Film

Jeff Scher is a painter who makes experimental films and an experimental filmmaker who paints. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Hirshhorn Museum, and has been screened at the Guggenheim Museum, the Pompidou Center in Paris, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and at many film festivals around the world,

including opening night at the New York Film Festival. Mr. Scher has also had two solo shows of his paintings, which have also been included in many group shows in New York galleries. Additionally, he has created commissioned work for HBO, HBO Family, PBS, the Sundance Channel and more. Mr. Scher teaches graduate courses at the School of Visual Arts and will be joining the

faculty at NYU Tisch School of the Arts Kanbar Institute of Film & Television's Animation program in the fall. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons.

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MYTH ~ Poetry by Ellyn Maybe ~

I wanted to feel the music of your shoulders Watch the tension of C.D. turn to 8 track I read your nonfiction – if that’s not a crush, what is. You live twenty years away from Richie Havens turning up at a café. I watch the liner notes of your wrists like a fortune teller. Jerome Robbins choreographs your neighborhood with a pale peony. I heard there’s a tree in Washington Square Park dripping with handcuffs and a noose. Phil Ochs sings of the cobwebs of contradiction   Did you ever wear sandals?    did you hold a megaphone? When did you start wearing cufflinks? When’s the last time you played a Fugs song? When’s the last time you kissed a girl who memorized Bob Dylan’s bootleg releases? When’s the last time you used groovy as a verb? When’s the last time you hummed a Rodgers & Hart song? When’s the last time you went to Kim’s Video and rented Hair? How many roads fork into most traveled? The asphalt is pinstriped. 1/4 of the time I don’t know what decade I’m in. I watched you watch the parade. I’m the one who whispered in your ear “the Army/McCarthy hearings aren’t available on DVD.” I’m in the park feeding the pigeons bread and circuses.



Come midnight, I watch Michelangelo leaning out of a helicopter – he has quite an eye for astronomy. Every night, Lord Buckley leaves Café Wha. Every night Walt Whitman & Allen Ginsberg fly like Chagall above your window. One night I tagged along with my flailing trampoline. I tried to visit you like Frank O’Hara’s sun. You drew the blinds. You took away my yellow. Suddenly a confetti of tangerines fell from the sky, labeled hand picked by Icarus. I ate till I was sticky.

Mixed Media Art


• AMOS HAYDEN Recently, the similarities between architecture and painting have become apparent to me. Both fields have a love and awareness of light. How does light fall on and around a space? How does color bounce off objects? What is the effect of the changing light during the day and into the night on a space? What colors accentuate the feeling of expansion and which colors create the feeling of intimacy? When you walk into a room that is carefully designed to complement the person who inhabits this space, you, the visitor, are immediately exposed to the ambience, everyday objects and the arrangement that speak to the inhabitant. The colors accentuate the mood; the objects often have both functional and sentimental value; and their placement reflect the resident's preferences. You catch a glimpse into the interior of the person's life and many times, you come away inspired.



In similar fashion, when you gaze upon a painting, a similar connection is made as the artist has created a space, often three-dimensional, that you, the viewer, are able to immediately enter and become enveloped in. The painter intentionally creates layers to produce lighting effects for contrast, emphasis and depth. This ability to direct light also focuses the viewer's gaze upon one aspect of the painting, evident most often in classical paintings by artists like Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Vermeer to Turner and Bingham. This effect can be very dramatic and compelling such as the chiaroscuro to create a three-dimensional shaded drawing or the feeling of a spotlight in a painting. More subtle applications create a diffused or filtered look from the slight halo of light behind a person's head in the afternoon light to the reflection of light off a table in a sunny room. As Edouard Manet says so aptly, "The principal person in a picture is light." The depiction of light in a painting is also linked to the use of color. Coolness and warmth are also depicted by the use of color, showing the difference between a cold early morning and an afternoon bathed in sunlight. Immediately, the viewer also makes emotional connections affected by the sight of such colors and the creation of such scenes. For the pleinaire painters who loved to work in natural settings, observing how light changed both in nature and in cities was essential to creating any work. The architect is also greatly affected by color choices, the spatial arrangement of objects and the texture and materials of objects, creating contrast and reflections of light that affect the ambience of different spaces and movement through them. How does this space look in the early morning light as compared to dusk? These are both sacred times for the artist who holds a paintbrush, a camera or a pencil in hand, ready to experience how light changes and affects the space in question. For the painter, the 'room' is the canvas and you, the viewer, are invited to delve in and explore. For the architect, the 'canvas' is the room that you, the viewer, wander in and occupy. Both invite exploration and redefine your definition of space and the feelings you experience in these spaces, affected primarily by the presence of light. Light can create a sensuous and compelling experience

as you are able to feel things physically merely through observation and movement within a 'space' of light. Its effect is powerful. Yet perhaps the most compelling aspect of light itself is its ephemeral quality and how it shifts from opaque to translucent and transparent with millions of gradations in between. Light itself is mysterious and perhaps there is nothing more glorious than to work with light.

• WANDERLUST Travel Section by Andrew Stowe

A TREK IN THE HIMALAYAS 1. Dusk, Storms gathering. Misty woods, Guest house appears: Stony, rugged, Gurung. Rhododendrons in the rain. Mist clouds roll through valleys. Rugged land, rugged people. Machapuchre, Like Hozomeen, With blue sky and sun, Slicing through layers of black, Gray, perception. Dusk falls. 2. Two things stand out: The first view of the whole valley as we entered Tolka When the trail curved out and along the open side of the ridge – A heart-breaking panorama of villages and huts and little paths Scattered over immense, steep, terraced hills and ridges, (With stacks of wood, and buffaloes, and plots of garlic, and Snot-nosed kids in the foreground)...

1. Photography by Andrew Stowe

2. Photography by Andrew Stowe

3. Annapurna looms Above river, path, and time. Children watch and laugh. 4. Sun gold on the mountain at dawn. Children sitting on the wall

Never heard of America, Bless themselves on my pack, A strange new God. 5. Staring up two valleys of the earth Windows to Annapurna, the Himalayas, Three days hard climb ahead. Olympian vastness and grandeur in all. A single, blazing house cresting a long Ridge on the valley’s far wall is so terribly, Terribly small. 6. Trekking at the feet of the Gods. First light on Annapurna Lies like a spotlight, Beamed through the gap In the fish’s tail – Machapuchre. 7. The Taulung teashop –


...And later, coming down from Landruk Towards the river and New (‘No’) Bridge With the sky pocked with dark clouds, When it began to rain, then pour, then hail, And we decided to push on, though dead Tired and hurt, and suddenly, almost to the river, The sun burst out hot and bright in the blue Sky with the rain still falling and the valley Sides rising up steep and rugged, Like a canyon in the desert sun, And our laughter chiming off the rocks Like the tinkle of the prayer bells, In the tiny mountain temples.

A kind old woman Makes a gift of Rice cakes. We cross green fields To the trekkers’ trail, Leave our footprints in The ancient trade route, Older than the mountains. 8. Sunlit ruins by the river. Train of pack horses Standing on the bank. We move through dust Clouds kicked-up by ponies Rolling in the warm sand.

Small bridge under A big blue sky, Unassuming omphalos Of this steep-sided Forgotten river valley That the people call Khimrongkholagaon. 9. Ghandruk: timeless Himalayan Oz. Half a mile from the wondrous Village of yesterday On the unused trail from the north, The narrow dirt track Is miraculously transformed. Steps flow suddenly from dust

3. Photography by Andrew Stowe

To a broad, stone-slab avenue, Imperial, yellow-brick road Of yesterday’s weary emissaries Traveling from Tibet, China, Mongolia, some unknown Northern land. The deep and shaded woods, Sheltering the road, Hold shadows old as stars and Inland seas, Whisper in the living hush of Ancient kings and caravans. Now only buffaloes and cows Lying in the shrubs Await to greet the travelers from Another place, another time. 10. Dusk settles in Ghandruk.

Black clouds seep down Annapurna’s Snow-crowned, wrinkled face. Tomorrow, we will be gone.


4. Photography by Meredith Persico

5. Photography by Meredith Persico

6. Photography by Andrew Stowe

HAYDEN’S MAGAZINE / PAGE 48-49 7. Photography by Andrew Stowe

8. Photography by Andrew Stowe


1. Photography by Kyle Lishok

Surfrider Foundation Join Surfrider Foundation today by visiting


2. Photography by Heidi Leibowitz

3. Photography by Charlie Plybon

Our beaches and coastlines provide a backdrop for anyone who works in the creative field, be it photographers, plein air artists, graphic designers, writers, the list goes on. Picture that perfect beach day… sunny, clear blue skies, water temperature around 72 degrees, waves crashing on the sandy beach, foam and whitewash perfectly contrasting against the sea green wave. It is the best of days, except for one thing…the beach is closed. Sadly, this scenario plays out more than one might think. In fact each year there are over 23,000 beach closures or health advisories issued due to contaminated water. This is where the Surfrider Foundation helps. A 28-year old nonprofit founded in Malibu, California, the Surfrider Foundation and its grassroots network of volunteers fight to protect the world’s oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Volunteers focus these efforts around water quality, beach access, beach preservation and protecting special marine areas, and there are many ways to get involved. For those who do not live near the beach, they do what they can by changing daily habits –, eliminating single-use plastics from their lives, curbing their use of fertilizers, properly disposing of their used motor oil. They also sign up to become an official Surfrider member or follow the Foundation on Facebook and Twitter.

Then, there are the activists who take their commitment to protecting our environment a step further. These are the people who not only change their daily habits, they also attend Chapter meetings and participate in various activism endeavors, be it letter writing campaigns, speaking at hearings, attending beach cleanups, water quality testing or tabling at events. Finally there are the activists who fully commit. They sit on the Executive Committee of a Chapter, they volunteer any time they can spare, on top of their full time jobs, school, family, and more, to fight for a cause they believe in. These people are the leaders helping inspire other activists to get more involved within their chapters. They are lifers - fully committed to helping attain healthy coasts for future generations to come. No matter the level of commitment, Surfrider Foundation activists work together to protect the world’s oceans, waves and beaches. Protect your coastlines and waterways today. Get involved and make a difference.

Join Surfrider Foundation today by visiting

HAYDEN’S MAGAZINE / PAGE 54-55 4. Photography by Surfrider Foundation

Surfrider Kyle Lishok

Trestles by Kyle Lishok for Surfrider Foundation in San Clemente, CA

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Hayden's Magazine Fall 2012  

The fall issue of Hayden's magazine features Studio Olafur Eliasson.