Life will throw up tangents that insist on diverting us from routines and habits. We can let each new path take us where it may. That can be fun. But what if we want to go back to some of those seemingly lost things? How do we make our way back? For example, more andContinue reading “Constructing motivation”
Habits and passions can start in the strangest of places. Are we better off not asking “why”?
Walking into an exhibition, one carries expectations that are usually based on past experience. If new to the experience, the ideas that underpin our expectations could spring from anywhere – language, television, marketing … anywhere.
If there are to be paintings at the exhibition, then our minds might expect art.
If there are to be ceramics, do we then expect craft?
My experience now tells me that such a neat divide doesn’t work. In the many exhibitions I’ve seen at the Canberra Potters Society, some feel more art than craft, yet others are definitely only craft. This is a very subjective response. It’s my response. So, following a recent conversation, I’ve been thinking about a typology that …