What does this have to do with art you ask? It has everything to do with the art of transition, with the art of living differently, the art of seeing things differently, the art of recognizing others, with the art of creative living in collaboration
Aretemis was our Producer and Artistic Director as we undertook to film a live work of art created by myself (Sheri Gundry from Art With A Heart Inc.) with Dale as musical muse…We worked collaboratively to respond in the moment to both the music and the art being created in order to get a teaser up on You Tube to encourage young people
It seems so culturally relevant and fitting to have such an interesting character somewhat represent the times we are in, even in my own personal life, the youth that I work with in trying to encourage them into a productive and creative path, a young friend presently travelling in Italy who is so fascinated by gates and doorways and at that transition point in her life from youth to adult, transitions in our economies from industrialized centres to more creative centres…even for Station Gallery who is reflecting on the past 40 years and looking forward to the next.
Sometimes we create for ourselves, sometimes we just create…sometimes what we create changes the lives of others and we don’t even know it.
This statement resonated with me instantly…and I agree that at times, education interferes
Creativity is Uniquely Human… Michael McCrady from The Musical Brain
I was doing some late night reading last night and I had both eyes open for a change. When it gets very late and I am tired, I find I read with one eye closed in order to focus…I likely should take that as a sign to go to bed. Anyway back to creative people…well more like Creative Genius People…like Mozart and Andy Warhol, Beethoven, van Gogh, Yeats, George Orwell, Hans Christian Anderson and others. It seems that many of the [...]