Today's creation I wished to share with you, is one of digital architecture black and white photography, as high vibration art. I shot "Art déco" (in French) or Art deco in Montreal (2016).
I shot this detail of the architectural decorations of the Aldred building which is situated in the Place-D'Armes Square of Old Montreal. This building can be considered of Art Deco style. The old Montreal is my favorite place in this city I as born in. Cobbled streets and stone buildings by the old port, have this European feel to it.
I've always been touched by minimalist graceful lines in architecture, probably due to my training in classical ballet and love for Georges Balanchine's aesthetics in dance. So Art Deco has always spoken to my heart for its vertical harmonious lines.
When I was doing my graduate studies at the Université de Montréal, I was working as a clerk in the architecture library. When I handed out my Ph.D. thesis in 2011, I knew I did not want to pursue the academic world and all its egoistic approach to "knowledge". So I humbly remained a library clerk (to pay the bills) and pursued my creative interests instead.
I loved this library with its large glass windows that let in the sunlight and nature, as well as the large coffee-table books on design and architecture. So much beauty and harmony was soothing my soul.
In my poetic prose fictional autobiography in French "Bleu" and in the video excerpts I created I described the deep joy I had of being surrounded by these books filled with harmony and beauty. Here is a basic translation of that excerpt:
"While submitting her thesis, Maëlle abandons all the doctors. Invisible clerk of a glass library, for them, she becomes a nobody. Professional success judges her from the top of its high ivory tower. In architecture books, she finds calm, obliques and the North of Europe. The great design and decorative art books have become her springtime. She flirts with Ruhlmann and smoothens blue glass insects with her fingertips. She follows the golden curves of Art Nouveau, she climbs the verticals of Art Deco. She is in complicity with Klimt, Satie and Tiffany and spends all her Fridays in their company. She continuously bathes in the turn of the century until the end of the Blitz. For the rest, Maëlle could not care less."
"Bleu", Amazon, 2021
When I left that job and everything I owned in 2018, for a long trip to Northern Europe, to photograph Northern design, architecture and landscape and visit as many museums as possible, it was a true liberation for me. I knew then already, that capturing the beauty in any form on Terra to transmit it back to Terrans was the only thing I wanted to do from now on. I have not stopped since!
Mokusho Abigaëlle Richard
January 3rd 2024
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Who is Mokusho Abigaëlle Richard?
As a starseed soul, intuitive artist, iconographer, transmitter, collage artist and travel photographer, my soul purpose is to share my higher self connection and spiritual intuitive guidance in the form of a reading or Creative Intuitive Transmission with meaning (iconography), high vibration words and artwork as an original art collage of Japanese art style washi chiyogami paper (normally used for origami). It also takes the form of color and black and white photo digital files of travel, nature, landscape, animal, urban, architecture and b&w photography. Both are for sale as wall art in my art shop and their creative process and inspiration is discussed in blog posts on this website. They are also shared as videography on “The grounded starseed” Youtube channel, to offer you high frequency art.