When I started working on this, it came from a place of sheer creative desperation to find something, to make something. I’ve said more than once that the muses are capricious. The night I was making this, they were exponentially so. I had first attempted to record a podcast, a …
Maybe art is an attempt to touch our deepest secrets, buried so deeply that we don’t know that they’re there.
The risk of experimentation isn’t prompted by success but by the desires for discovery.
In the process of searching for the words, and guiding them from my head to the page, the pictures arrive.
Maybe art is an external attempt to touch our deepest secrets, the secrets that we don’t even know are there.
Outside forces are vying for a chance to rid us of our peculiarities. We need rituals that remind us of our strangeness.
What if it’s all the various “pieces” that make up a piece of art that are the real ‘masterpieces”? And what if we treated them that way?
This is a special episode/video because not only is Jerome Shaw a talented creator but, he’s also one of my Patrons.
When we practice meditation we are “doing nothing” and yet, somehow, in some strange way, “something happens”.
I’ve come to realize that I’ve been taking myself and what I create too seriously, and I haven’t been giving myself room to experiment or space to play.