B. Kalivac Carroll or Bob Carroll

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Doctoral Candidate at IDSVA, Novelist & Art and Book Reviewer
Location Northern California, United States
Introduction Published writer (fiction and nonfiction) Forthcoming online arts journal: PRIMARY USE: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ART AND AESTHETICS
Interests Modern Art and Literature, Spirituality. Currently enrolled in an international doctoral program at IDSVA (Institute for Doctoral Studies of the Visual Arts. Background includes: Rinzai Zen Buddhist practitioner in a rural monastic setting for 7 years. Some practice of Ashtanga Yoga. In recent decades, a student and advocate of teachings, art and literature of Adi Da Samraj. Also have been a paratrooper sergeant, amateur and professional boxer, prison teacher, librarian, bookseller, woodcutter, steelworker, newspaper reporter and columnist, diesel mechanic, welder, academic teacher, bibliophile, life-long student/learner, and so on. Business: Kalivac Communications writing and research. Also an on-line bookselling business: KalivacBooks. Forthcoming this summer: My new Internet arts journal: PRIMARY USE: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ART AND AESTHETICS
Favorite Movies The Fall, Wolfen, The Big Lebowski, Blade Runner, The Thin Red Line, Wild at Heart, Heat, Mulholland Drive, The Matrix, and the work of filmmakers like video artist Bill Viola, cinematographer Maya Deren, avant-garde experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage, and painter and filmmaker David Lynch.
Favorite Music Rock, Jazz, Blues
Favorite Books Works by Jorge Luis Borges, Flannery O’Connor, Cormac McCarthy, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, James Joyce, Adi Da Samnraj.