but that still leaves the walls barren and lifeless
i like to use my hands in ways other than this limited typing and mouse handling
- there is pleasure of the body in the old time materials
the infinite monkeys actively seek your critical and academic "papers" please
Judith Bailey wrote:
> This is so deep....however have some forgotten that not everyone can purchase
> a computer with all the appropiate software? The unfortunate ones will have
> to continue to worship the god of the inexpensive paper and pencil.
> Materialism is in the eye of the beholder!
> Barry Smylie wrote:
> > > >i cannot bear the tactile nature of 250 gram hand laid rag paper
> > > >my fingers caressing it and thinking of paris rag pickers
> > > >i cannot confront the hundreds of hours of planning and drawing and
> > > >etching
> > > >the grinding of stone on stone - the vent of fumes
> > > >i loath the idea of rushes and revisions on plates
> > > >trying to dissuade the "artist" away from labor intensive revisions
> > > >the shear effort of it
> > >
> > > this is very dificult situation for a generation educated in a
> > > traditional material culture, to switch from a
> > > action in material world to a virtual one. its like worshiping a 'God'
> > > with no aqppirance instad of a material idol.
> > > Avi.
> > for me (smylie:) .avi i find it difficult to maintain my ties with the old
> > world art idol
> > i am loosing my grip on materialism
> > i am caught in a spiritualist votex digital black whole multimedia thing
> > is it wise to be drawn drawing so far from the actuality of stone
> > of cast epoxy resin
> > of acrylic emulsion on nylon canvas?
> > is the internet
> > like the academy
> > a read only crashed herring
> > drug
> > along
> > the path?
> > pilgrim.avi