On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 9:21 AM, Simon Biggs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Mez
> Output is loaded differently - and different can be destablising.
<imagines a word_revolution_"difference"_engine>:)
> I like Tim
> Ingold's use of the term "improvisation".
...i'm also a big fan of the broader term "expression" / "expressive"?
> It is easy to get your knickers in a knot about the ideological basis of
isn't it just!
> All words have baggage. They are made and used by people. It is
> unavoidable. They can be reclaimed, if only temporarily. Be aware of the
> baggage. You can still use the words but you need to constantly reinvent
that's wot i'm all about:)
> That's what poetry is good for... (is it OK to use the word
i've been fighting having my wurks tagged with it 4 yrs now, but
occasionally it allows 4 at least a [historicised/canonical] reference
framework "housing" 4 potential comprehenders?
The problem with "art" is the "art world", which has become a horrible
> monster servicing corrupt oligarchs and washing dirty money. Too many
> artists, perhaps most, are playing that game. It is sickening. How do we
> reclaim art when people like this have it in their slimy paws?
indeed + agreed...that's y "output" [tho more mechanical-lilted] is
effective [my personal interp only]. expressive also removes the stinking
institutionalized top-heaviness a l'tle?
> "Creativity" is a term that was corrupted by new Labour and is being used
> an instrumental fashion by the current wave of neo-liberal administrations.
..u mean in the "i'm a new-market creative" sense?....
> Nevertheless, it a far less disturbing term than "art" - which is really
> for somebody who wanted to be an artist from the age of 5 and has been
> their teens. It's been my life.
> But abandoning the term (and the "world") is a form of release.
agreed [+ yay:)]
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