Saturday, October 08, 2016

Mystic Stew

Art bears witness, true or otherwise.

Popular taste does not always bend to political narratives.  Something else is out there. 

Friday, October 07, 2016

Drift and Surge

Attend to limits as indicators of what lies beyond them.

What is revealed offers choices in creative action of all kinds.  For artist as composer, it is a means to the discovery and exploration of sounds and their interactions.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Reality View

Consider the influence of individual will upon critical perspective.

Contrast this influence with that of a "collective will" as represented by mass media. In this way, reflect upon a common course of action, and one that is personal.

It is through volition alone that authentic choices are made, as opposed to unthinking reactions.

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Choice, or No Choice

Ostensibly free to create, one knows the gravity of coercive prevailing standards.

Every artist realizes the impact of cultural conditions characterized by totalitarian conformity.

Monday, October 03, 2016

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Above All Else

The present-day artist has one monumental obstacle.

A single thing is critical, and it must be accomplished: the artist must rise above all media and do as the art demands, with or without acceptance or appreciation.