Life and Death in Art Another Chris Staley video to get us thinking
Posted 07 April 2013 - 11:52 AM
Thanks for my first good laugh of the day! I like Staley and love some of his work, but he can make some pretty depressing videos (not so much this one as others).
"But it does move," said Galileo under his breath.
Posted 08 April 2013 - 10:15 AM
Contemporary Fine Colored Porcelain
"My Artwork would not exist without a thriving global pottery community.
In the isolation of a studio, an artist can begin to feel like an island, but in truth
we are all part of archipelagoes; chains of islands loosely connected by a stream
of information that enhances our Artwork.”
Posted 26 April 2013 - 08:42 AM
They made fantastic pottery, check this out:
What I find particulary good is his conclusion:
" .. It's really powerful in terms of how close our ancesters lived to life and death and how acutely aware they had to be and sensitive they were to their surroundings".
"maybe that's what we need to be doing. We need to be asking these powerful questions about our environment and our surroundings and what is of real value to us and where we are going in this world and why we are going there and where we are going to be 50 or 100 yrs from now."
I would go one step further and mention - in the light of above - Global Warming as THE issue.
It is about our environment and it is about life and death and it is about where we are going, absolutely!