Hey y’all here is one of several posts about… our Bunkhouse Build Team ! A mix of photos, Alumni/Intern spotlights, Natural Building. Check out our mud filled fun !
Here we have Semra placing a note to all who enter… dust, brush, wash that clay away! Kick those kicks off for shoeless entry (please). Forthought and communication helps make for cleaner communal spaces.
SEMRA – Alumni Spring 2016 – Question & Answer
Q: Where are you from ?
A: I spent this last Winter in Salt Lake City with a fun intentional community. Montana doing trailwork before that.
Q: What do you hope to learn/ primary focuses for the Bunkhouse Build ?
A: Hoping to do things I missed out on last time. Even though we were doing two houses it seemed I was missing out on some tasks. Im interested in this being a two story, larger situation, get something different from the last build. Most importantly to hone skills to build structures for a Queer intentional farm.
Q: Hobbies/ Moab specific activities you enjoy?
A: Swim club. Love getting involved in the Community, free film screenings at Star Hall. Also being involved in Moabs enviromental issues, some of which we’ve been facing for decades.
Q: Favorite tool to use on site – embodied, power and/or hand tool(s) ?
A: I’d say the crew as a resource. The knowledge, sillyness and moral on the job site. Love a good trowel.
Q: Most interesting, inspired or favorite book you’ve read ?
A: ‘Orlando’ by Virginia Wolfe – Based off one of her real life lovers. Whose proganist changes genders and the story spans centuries so its like a time travel novel as well.
Q: Most helpful and/or favorite quote of your life ? Or perhaps one you’d like to table/share ?
A: “ Beauty must be defined as what we are or else the concept itself is our enemy” CRIMETHINC
Q: What do you most enjoy doing on the build site ?
A: Besides interacting with the crew- problem solving with people and the general physical labor. And getting better at fractions during framing.
Q: Any shout outs to people, places, things ?
A: Supportive farming community in Montana. My sweetie in Salt Lake and my community of lovely friends in Moab.