in the sweet unknown

welcome! my name is brenden cicoria. this is a site for my creative work and a place to cultivate my online inspirational resources. i post about my artistic processes, projects, inspirations, daily life, travel and touring.

if you would like to see my works in particular, please use the links below. my most recent musical project is apple thief and all of my music is downloadable. i have work for sale on etsy and i'm always open to commissions. please feel free to comment, ask or interact.

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all work i've posted

photography - videos - music - jewelry - drawing

prints - spaces and meeting places - words

ASK - VIMEO - BANDCAMP - ETSY

~ Saturday, June 7 ~
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another piece from a print series meant to be talismans or charms for a variety of purposes. this one is to bring about good health to the home. to help keep bodily illness at bay, and overcome it when it ails. 

linocut, 8x6 in.

another piece from a print series meant to be talismans or charms for a variety of purposes. this one is to bring about good health to the home. to help keep bodily illness at bay, and overcome it when it ails.

linocut, 8x6 in.

Tags: * *prints prints printmaking linocut echinacea insects tea home health illness good health nurture talisman charm keep well wellness
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a piece from a print series meant to be talismans or charms for a variety of purposes. this particular one is to help induce restful sleep, peaceful dreams and keep nightmares away. 

linocut, 8x6 in.

a piece from a print series meant to be talismans or charms for a variety of purposes. this particular one is to help induce restful sleep, peaceful dreams and keep nightmares away. 

linocut, 8x6 in.

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Tags: * *prints prints printmaking linocut pitbull sleep rest easy mugwort moon dreams reality nightmares sweetsadie talisman charm wellness
~ Thursday, June 5 ~
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lil suitcase kick-drum project i just finished. sounds surprisingly good, deep and loud. can’t say i came up with this myself, i’ve seen a couple musicians use kicks like this in the past, an decided to make my own version of it. can’t wait to use it in gigs and shows!

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Tags: * diy music folk homemade instrument kick-drum suitcase kick-drum portable portable drum
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~ Saturday, May 31 ~
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~ Saturday, April 19 ~
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jessxchen:

Dark Mountain Book 5 Cover Art 

by Jess X Chen & Noel’le Longhaul

So happy to see that the etching I did with  laughingloone was chosen as the cover art of the Dark Mountain Book 5! This literary and arts journal and artist network is based in the UK, and publishes a bi-annual collection of work that strives to “reflect the global reality of ecological collapse, material contraction and social and political unravelling.” I really admire their work. Read their beautifully-written and intentional manifesto here! You can order this volume here.

Thanks to AD Charlotte Du Cann for choosing us, and for her great work in designing and laying out this whole 200 page beast, I can’t wait for this huge book to arrive in my mailbox.


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~ Thursday, April 17 ~
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wapiti3:

The naturalists’ miscellany : or Coloured figures of natural objects; drawn and described immediately from nature. on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
By Shaw, George, 1751-1813 
Nodder, Elizabeth
Nodder, Frederick Polydore,
Publication info London :Printed for Nodder & co,1789.
Contributing Library:
Museum Victoria
BioDiv Library


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sayin hey agin

hey folks, I have been horribly neglecting my tumblr. projects and life has been keeping me busy these days, but i think its about time to nurture this space again. so here goes! 

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Tags: jus sayin hey sorry anybody out there?
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imbjorktho said: hi hi i stumbled upon fragile histories while searching for new music on bandcamp and thought i would let you know that i thought it was incredibly beautiful and thank you. hope all is well!

aww thank you thank you! i hope all is well with you too! 


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sweet sadie

sweet sadie

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Tags: * *photography sweet sadie pup pitbull providence rhode island porchmothin nest
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a few photos from odem texas, visiting family on my moms side and seeing the old thomas house again.

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Tags: * *photography texas odem family blood family travel home old nests workshop
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~ Tuesday, January 28 ~
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windwrinkle:

Pete Seeger-Wabash Cannonball

my favorite pete seeger song—he’ll be missed so much


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whimsebox:

Fiber fungi by Mister Finch

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longlongwinter:

I take photos sometimes, because Im afraid I will forget places and faces and happier times.
I am compiling my favourite photos that I’ve taken travelling, hitchhiking, and roadtripping across Canada & USA and will be releasing a thing (and a zine??) to go with it.
I just made a FB page (more for commercial work but whatever) if yall want to check it out that would be great. I will by working on it a bunch and updating it in the next few days. My house currently ran out of oil so we’ll see how long my finger tips last…

Anywho, Ive been feeling bummed out lately so I decided Im finally going to show everyone my travel photos so yall can see how I see it.
Ok. Thats all. Thanks.
-devon

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fairycatz:

mokarnage:

profaneexistence:

The Country Grind #1 (Rural Punks Magazine) Now Out!!!

Hey Rural Punks! We are pleased to announce that issue #1 of everyone’s favorite rural punk…

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yesss need to get a copy!

hmm

"It’s specifically for those folks who have ran away from the cities in search of a simpler, saner, and more fulfilling life." 
This seems cool but there are so many problematic ideas in that sentence ~ feelings overload.

seam-and-destroy:

fairycatz:

mokarnage:

profaneexistence:

The Country Grind #1 (Rural Punks Magazine) Now Out!!!

Hey Rural Punks! We are pleased to announce that issue #1 of everyone’s favorite rural punk…

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yesss need to get a copy!

hmm

"It’s specifically for those folks who have ran away from the cities in search of a simpler, saner, and more fulfilling life."

This seems cool but there are so many problematic ideas in that sentence ~ feelings overload.


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