ideas that move
When you think of power in terms of “power to” (versus “power over” people and ideas, or “power within” existing institutions and systems), the world suddenly opens up. The world does not suddenly become more fair or equitable, but one’s felt sense of personal power transforms.
The air is full of tunes. A piece of rock is full of statues. The earth is full of visions. The world is full of stories. As an artist, you trust that. You trust that that is so. You know that whatever your experience, it will give you the material, the ‘ideas’ for your work… But […]
Whether the injuries be to your art, words, lifestyles, thoughts, or ideas, and if you have knitted yourself up into a many-sleeved sweater, cut through the tangle now and get on with it. Beyond desire and wishing, beyond the carefully reasoned methods we love to talk and scheme over, there is a simple door waiting […]
As a kid, I made books, wrote plays, and co-organized neighborhood concerts. I got up on Saturday mornings, put on my leotard and legwarmers, and danced my butt off to my something called “Get In Shape Girl” on VHS. When my brother and I were bored, we made up games and entertained ourselves for hours. […]