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Sights & Sounds: Kai Jenrette
Common Discourse is a project designed to help others (and ourselves) think through creativity, focus, and intentional work—from Alex Tan & Alice Otieno.
Every Tuesday we share words from a journal, a few ideas, a quote from somebody else, and links worth sharing. On Fridays we invite a guest to share images from their camera roll and a sound that resonates with them.
Kai Jenrette is an artist and maker based in Brooklyn, New York. Some of his select work includes logotypes for Asata Maise and Galya Faye Gems. His work is also currently available and exhibited at My Perfect Environment.
I recently subscribed to his mailing list, I Can Email You, where he shares links and small excerpts on what he’s been observing or reflecting on. The other week, I mentioned to him how much I appreciated this open practice. As daunting as it can sometimes be to openly share through a medium like writing, such a practice breaks down those barriers ever so slightly. It truly feels like a bit of poetry awaiting to be read, every time I open my inbox.
Here’s what he shared with us this week.
happy to be so obsessed with all that is in and around me,
so much to be thankful for. every day enjoying sunshine and images and emails and air. thankful to be a part of it all. for the love jones and dewdrops on trees. so many thanks for new passwords and talking all night. to boot-cuts and perfect systems.
so many of the things that i’m grateful for, i keep to myself. so grateful every day, i get to choose what i share with you.
filled with abundance and tenacity,
Monica teaching us how to drive the boat
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