Money continues to "dribble" into the Hungku Water Project. I was able to send a check in January, the result of poster sales made at the lecture and film and show at Montseratt School of Art in Beverly, Massachusetts and a large donation from Kim Harbin. In March, John Moore of the West Papua Action Network met with moses and sons in Manokwari and returned with photographs and the assurance the Hungku Water Project money remains safely in the Bank Mandiri. He says money has been pinpointed for this area, but must first get by the local politicians. Dan Lunow of TEAM is presently at Anggi Lakes and will visit Moses in Hungku. We will hope for news in July and then I will return in September.
My documentary will be shown at the end of the Frontline/World show on June 29th at 9pm on PBS. It will be a small section of my trip to Indonesia. If you miss it or are unable to get it please find it on the web at Frontline/World afterward.
"The sheer beauty of color and form in nature are my inspiration, as well as the successes of other artists. The fine hairs on Jim Dine's paintbrush etchings, the sheer joy of Rothko's colors, the purity of a Luis Barrigan wall of color. I love the simplicity and realness of a feather, it's overwhelming color, and the rationality of its construction and the freedom and moving grace of it's vital form." - Mary Jo McConnell