time diversion XIX

Friday 24th, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 16% ↓ • Age: 26 days Nineteenth clock*:   Atom Sea #20   Atom Sea #20 Technique: watercolour Original size: 18x18cm from my watercolor series “Atom Sea” © 2013   and for this Friday: Ketil Bjørnstad / David Darling / Terje Rypdal / Jon Christensen: The … Continue reading

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time diversion XVIII

Thursday 23rd, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 24% ↓ • Age: 25 days Eighteenth clock*: Paths of Color III   Paths of Color III Technique: Watercolour Original size: 23×30,5cm from the watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Thursday: Keith Jarrett: The Köln Concert, Part I from his album: The … Continue reading

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time diversion XVII

Wednesday 22th, March 2017 Moon: Waning crescent • Visible: 33% ↓ • Age: 24 days Seventeenth clock*:   Storm Coming Storm Coming Technique: Watercolour Original size: 26x35cm from my watercolor series “Dreamscapes” *2014 © Marina Kanavaki   and for this Wednesday: Juno Reactor: Angels and Men from their album: Labyrinth [with Taz Alexander] Metropolis Records, Universal … Continue reading

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time diversion XV

Monday 20th, March 2017 Moon: Last Quarter • Visible: 52% ↓ • Age: 22 days Fifteenth clock*:   In Limbo – Sepia II   In Limbo – Sepia II Technique: Acrylic, Indian Ink, Watercolour [mixed media] Original size: 14x25cm from my watercolor, ink & acrylic series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   and for … Continue reading

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time diversion XIV

Sunday 19th, March 2017 Moon: Last Quarter • Visible: 62% ↓ • Age: 21 days Fourteenth clock*:   As Above So Below #3   As Above So Below #3 Technique: Watercolour Original Size: 34x24cm from my watercolor series “As Above So Below” *2012 © Marina Kanavaki and for an abundantly beautiful Sunday: Vijay Iyer With … Continue reading

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time diversion XIII

Saturday 18th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 70% ↓ • Age:20 days Thirteenth clock*: Green by the Sea Green By The Sea Technique: Watercolour Original size: 17x17cm from my watercolor series “Dreamscapes” *2014 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Saturday: Brad Mehldau Trio: Secret Beach from the album: Pat Metheny / Brad Mehldau … Continue reading

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time diversion XII

Friday 17th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 79% ↓ • Age: 19 days Twelfth clock*: Atom Flowers #15   Atom Flowers #15 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from Marina’s watercolor series “Atom Flowers” © 2013 and after a long week: Jan Garbarek: I Took Up The Runes from his album: I Took Up … Continue reading

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time diversion XI

Thursday 16th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 86% ↓ • Age: 18 days Eleventh clock*: Between the Lines Between the Lines Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from Marina’s Dreamscapes 2012 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Thursday: Mortal: Mentor Low-Flying From their album: DECO Rough Trade 1997 Happy Thursday 16! * about this … Continue reading

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time diversion X

Wednesday 15th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 92% ↓ • Age: 17 days Tenth clock*: Atom Sea #9 Atom Sea #9 Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13x13cm from marina’s “Atom Sea” – 2013 © marina kanavaki and for Wednesday waters: Philip Glass: Living Waters From his album: Anima Mundi [original soundtrack recording] Elektra Nonesuch … Continue reading

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time diversion IX

Tuesday 14th, March 2017 Moon: Waning gibbous • Visible: 97% ↓ • Age: 16 days Ninth clock*: Paths of Color [Red, Orange and Green] Paths of Color [red, orange and green] Technique: Watercolour Original size: 30x39cm from Marina’s watercolor series “Dreamscapes” 2013 © Marina Kanavaki and for this Tuesday: J.S. Bach: The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book … Continue reading

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time diversion VII

Sunday 12, March 2017 Moon: Full Moon • Visible: 100% • Age: 14 days Seventh clock*: In Limbo – Fandango In Limbo – Fandango Technique: Watercolour, Ink, Acrylic Original size: 22x29cm from my watercolor & ink series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki When I chose this clock for the Full Moon I didn’t remember … Continue reading

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time diversion VI

Saturday 11, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 99% ↑• Age: 13 days [full moon ahead!] Sixth clock*: Character No6 “Character No6” 1999 © marina kanavaki Technique: Oil on paper Original Size: 60x75cm from my solo exhibition in 1999 at Epohes Gallery: “CHARACTERS” and after a blue Friday, Philip Glass: Changing Opinion from his … Continue reading

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time diversion V

Friday 10, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 96% ↑• Age: 12 days Fifth clock*: In Limbo – Heavy Weather In Limbo – Heavy Weather Technique: Watercolour, Ink, Acrylic Original size: 22x29cm from my watercolor & ink series “In Limbo” 2014 © Marina Kanavaki   and for this March Friday: Kenny Dorham: Blue Friday from … Continue reading

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time diversion IV

Thursday 9, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 90% ↑•  Age: 11 days Fourth clock*: As Above So Below #18 As Above So Below #18 Technique: Watercolour & Ink Original size: 25x23cm from my watercolor & ink series “As Above So Below” 2015 © Marina Kanavaki   and for the ninth day of March: … Continue reading

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time diversion II

Tuesday 7, March 2017 Moon: Waxing gibbous • Visible: 73% ↑•  Age: 9 days Second clock*: The Woods I Pink The Woods I Pink Technique: Watercolour Original size: 13×13 series titled: The Woods – 2012 © Marina Kanavaki and for the seventh day of March: Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy by Return to Forever Return … Continue reading

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time diversion I

March is already here. The month heralding Spring, officially: March 20th – Spring Equinox. However this series of posts was triggered by an ‘unfortunate’ [to me at least] event. An event that takes place every year on the last Sunday of March [in our part of the world] and returns to its blessed normality on … Continue reading

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Aquamarina Three aka March

Happy Aquamarina Three everyone! March 1st Moon on waxing crescent 11% visible [age: 3 days] Year 2017   12 Months – A Journey Entranced / Wall Calendar By Artemis Marina Kanavaki in Calendars 28 pages, published 9/29/2016 12 months: a journey of numbers and colors. Each month a unique illustration. Each month an imaginary place. … Continue reading

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mk-o: Transfiguration

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
TRANSFIGURATION from MK-O 3rd album BLUES FOR THE WHITE NIGGER Released April 6th, 2011 by Puzzlemusik. Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη & Oannes [Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής] Recorded and mastered at Artracks Recording Studios by George Priniotakis © All rights owned by Marina…

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Triptych duet

After Dmitri Shostakovich, I decided to take one of our own musical works [MK-O] to create an art video with. So here is ‘Triptych‘ from our latest album ‘Ether‘ [Etheras]   with my painting “Reaching“ Enjoy a beautiful weekend and Full Moon tonight!

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amethyst two aka february 2017

Happy Amethyst Two, everyone! more about February: here 12 Months – A Journey Entranced / Wall Calendar By Artemis Marina Kanavaki in Calendars 28 pages, published 9/29/2016 12 months: a journey of numbers and colors. Each month a unique illustration. Each month an imaginary place. Original artwork created by Marina Kanavaki. and a reminder:

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mk-o: X-Plain

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
X-Plain from second MK-O 2CD album UNREEL Released October 13th 2008 by Hitch Hyke Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Lyrics written by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική – στίχοι: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη & Oannes [Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής] Recorded and mastered at Artracks Recording Studios by…

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mk-o: Star With No Name

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
STAR WITH NO NAME from album: BLUES FOR THE WHITE NIGGER BLUES FOR THE WHITE NIGGER is MK-O 3rd album Released April 6th, 2011 by Puzzlemusik. Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Lyrics written by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική – στίχοι: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη…

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Dmitri Shostakovich: Babi Yar

Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony No.13 In B Flat minor, Op.113 Adagio: “Babi Yar“ Poem “Babi Yar” by Yevgeni Yevtushenko Bass: Marius Rintzler Gentlemen from the Choir of the Concertgebouw Orchestra Concertgebouw Orchestra Bernard Haitink Babi Yar  by Yevgeni Yevtushenko Nad Babim Yarom pamyatnikov nyet. Krutoi obryv, kak gruboye nadgrobye. Mne strashno. Mne sevodnya stolko let, Kak … Continue reading

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mk-o: Marmonix

Originally posted on Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής / Socratis Papahatzis:
MARMONIX from MK-O debut album OVATION Released in December 2006 by Hitch-Hyke Music composed, arranged and performed by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O] Μουσική: Μαρίνα Καναβάκη & Oannes [Σωκράτης Παπαχατζής] Recorded and mastered at Artracks Recording Studios by George Priniotakis © All rights owned by Marina Kanavaki & Oannes [MK-O]…

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a journey entranced

12 months: A Journey Entranced My visual journey through each month has reached an end. The final ‘little’ stone to complete it was the two calendars. The wall calendar I published a few weeks ago and now a full journal / planner for the year 2017. The latter [among other things] has been the reason … Continue reading

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10•10•2016 the woods I turquoise

10 of the 10th month and Society 6 gave me the opportunity to post on this day. I received an email informing me that they included my “The Woods I Turquoise” in the Society 6 Shop! So here it is again: The Woods I Turquoise Technique: Watercolour – digitally edited Original size: 13x13cm From the … Continue reading

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peridot eight

August • 8 •  08:00 •  2016 and with August, I complete my artistic journey of months and numbers. A journey that began in September 2015*. There will be a post with all of them together, some time soon but on with this summer month… …………………………………………………………… • August colors: Orange, Red & Light Green •  … Continue reading

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ruby seven

July • 7 •  07:00 •  2016 and according to numerology, 7 represents Truth, Trust and True Desire! Be prepared for a very powerful spark of change! …………………………………………………………… • July colors: Red, Pink, Purple & Green • July Birthstone: Ruby, Carnelian • July Flowers: Larkspur, Tulip, Water Lily & Delphinium • Words of the month: Happiness, … Continue reading

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pearl six

June • 6 •  06:00 [yep, three sixes in a row!  😉 ] and on a New Moon, June is here! …………………………………………………………… • June colors: Light Blue, White & Cream • June Birthstone: Pearl also: Moonstone, Alexandrite, Agate & Opal. • June Flowers: Rose • Word of the month: Good Health also: Happy, Friendship, Love, Strong, … Continue reading

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emerald five

Fifth hour of the Fifth day of the Fifth month: MAY! The name originates from the Greek goddess Maia [one of the Pleiades and the mother of Hermes]. …………………………………………………………… • May colors: White-Yellow, Red & Green* *  [keep your eyes open for something green to follow…] • May Birthstone: Emerald also: Sapphire, Agate, Chrysoprase, Beryl • … Continue reading

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diamond four

Now that April Fool’s long gone, I may safely proceed with my interpretation of… April. Lame excuse huh? Well, better late then never, here is April! Fourth month of the year. Its name originates from the Latin ‘Aprilis’  [from the verb aperire, “to open” for spring, the season when flowers ‘open’. The Greek word Anixi … Continue reading

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aquamarin-itis!

Title is correct! There’s been an outbreak of aquamarinitis at my art shop. Everyday items have been severely infected! Don’t believe me? Have a look:                         As always my work is also available as an Art Print, framed or on canvas here:     SHOP Aquamarina Three … Continue reading

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aquamarina* three

3rd month of the year [already] day 3 – 03:00 EET March [from the Latin: Martius – named for Mars, the Roman god of war] marks the beginning of Spring [meteorologically on the first day, astronomically on the 21st – 23rd, also known as Spring Equinox [for the Northern Hemisphere]. Speaking of Spring, it seems … Continue reading

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mk & o 89-98

Time for a musical post… …and a short trip down memory lane! There was a time, my husband [Oannes] and I hadn’t met and followed solo musical careers, before creating our duet, MK-O. Looking back at videos during those years, we came up with a couple of live performances. Fan to watch after all those … Continue reading

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amethyst two

14:39 UTC  [04:39EET] February 8, 2016 • New Moon Losar Tashi Delek, to those celebrating the New Year. So February is here and a New Moon too. With a rather indecisive weather [snowing one day, warm and sunny the next], the 29 day month [leap year], moves forward heralding Spring. • This month’s colors: Purple, … Continue reading

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for 2016…

To everyone I wish for 2016: with kindness & health and a thought for all those who are no longer with us

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Christmas and Solstice

A very Merry Christmas and Joyful Holidays to everyone! and enjoy the Winter Solstice: December 22nd  • 04:48 UTC Winter Solstice 2015 © Marina Artemis Kanavaki

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9 days of gifts: day 9

Today is the final day of … ‘nifty gifties’! closing this 9 day sale, today only 20% everything! and also:  FREE SHIPPING – WORLDWIDE!   A great Monday and week to everyone! 🙂  

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9 days of gifts: day 8

Day 8 of … ‘nifty gifties’! $5 off mugs, tote bags, phone cases, t-shirts, leggings & more stocking stuffers! and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight*! *one more day to go! A beautiful Sunday to everyone! 🙂  

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9 days of gifts: day 7

Day 7 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Sleepin’in sale! Some more Home Decor: • $30 off Throw Blankets • $10 off Pillows and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Saturday to everyone! 🙂

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9 days of gifts: day 6

Day 6 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Huge Homie Deal, today! Home Decor: • $32 off Duvet Covers • $20 off Wall Tapestries • $10 off Wall Clocks • $20 off Shower Curtains and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Friday to everyone! 🙂

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9 days of gifts: day 5

Day 5 of … ‘nifty gifties’! Today is all about apparel! $5 off all apparel: • all over print shirts • v-neck t-shirts • t-shirts • long sleeve t-shirts • tank tops • biker tanks • hoodies • leggings and ..the added bonus: the shipping is FREE – WORLDWIDE! offer ends tonight! A beautiful Thursday … Continue reading

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turquoise twelve

Yet another blue month! I like the element of surprise in painting, hence I do the current months’ research on the month and not before. That way I take advantage of a ‘clear’ mind and improvise more freely. Even though this method can present minor issues (for example this is the second blue month, narrowing … Continue reading

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a musical Monday

Happy November everyone! and Monday and new week! The eleventh month will soon have its image [as September and October did] – but till then here’s an update on my musical side. We’ve been uploading our full albums at You Tube. ‘Ovation‘ was our debut album, released in 2006. and this is the rearranged version … Continue reading

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opal ten

After a long involuntary absence, I am on my journey back – metaphorically speaking. Mid October. Tenth month. The ‘official’ month of Autumn. October’s flower is calendula and birthstone: opal [and tourmaline]. The name opal derives from the Greek Opallios, meaning “to see a change in color“. Although it is argued that the origin may … Continue reading

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