Category: SFI Project


The shooting is the research

I remember how I bumbled when Tim Taylor and David Krakauer (Santa Fe Institute) asked me about the nature of my editing routines. I’ve just came across an interview with Frederick Wiseman (The Paris Review), who explains it the way I find close to my heart, and much more clearly than I managed to do then, in Santa Fe. […]


Autumn bliss of the high desert

I’ve been riding rough terrain since last login, those few months ago. Hence silence. But there was at least one episode of sheer joyfulness during that time – an autumn bliss of the New Mexico high desert. I was unbelievably lucky to spend four intense weeks at Santa Fe Institute, the epicenter of research of […]


The Antithesis of Peace

I always thought the desert was the antithesis of peace – something that attacks you. So you don’t go to the desert for peace. It’s Sam Shepard, in the interview for The Guardian. The Sam Shepard, Santa Fe Institute’s Miller Scholar, 2010-2011. Was he right? Was he wrong? I’ll be testing both hyphotheses. A few […]


Desert singularity of Santa Fe Institute

In autumn 2017 I was honored by an invitation to collaborate with the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico. We’ve been working on a documentary movie project depicting this unique non-profit science institution’s search for order in the complexity of evolving worlds. Documentation and the first filming sessions took place in December 2017. The documentary […]