Art should spark conversations and controversy. It is part of its job. It is supposed to make you think, to make you search your feelings, to argue with others on its meaning. The audience is important, a vital player in the "game" that is Art, because an artist without the will to be presented to, and … Continue reading “Thoughts before coffee” Part 23: The Artist – Audience relationship
"Every story needs a good old-fashioned villain." -Jim Moriarty, "Sherlock". We love them, we hate them, we just can't live without them (I am SO going to get sued). Villains are so precious in our stories. They are the examples to be avoided, the representation of our inner evil. Sometimes, they are just poor, misunderstood … Continue reading “Toughts before coffee” Part 8: The Villains
You are, with a 98.23% certainty, a human being. If not, hail to the Supreme Lizard Overlords! Humans (or S.L.Os for that matter) build societies, complex systems not unlike a spider's web. Each stroke on this web can send off vibrations which affect the entire system. How did we do that? Dull, boring answer incoming: … Continue reading “Thoughts before coffee” Part 2: We don’t communicate anymore.