Thinks too much. never enough

by the sea. living life half in my head. wonderfully content with intermittent moments of awe and moments of despair.
nichelavideoart:

The Selfie As Art? One Gallery Thinks So
The self-portrait, once the intimate, creative and often trenchant expression of artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Gustave Courbet and Max Beckmann, has become an entirely new beast: the selfie. Carefully orchestrated — often featuring close-ups, side views, cleavage and backsides in a nearby mirror — it’s a new form of, well, what? Bragging rights-meets-empowerment-meets-narcissistic-monomania? And now that smartphone cameras and 4G have democratized the selfie, everyone is doing it — from your child to Beyoncé to the Pope.

nichelavideoart:

The Selfie As Art? One Gallery Thinks So

The self-portrait, once the intimate, creative and often trenchant expression of artists such as Vincent van Gogh, Gustave Courbet and Max Beckmann, has become an entirely new beast: the selfie. Carefully orchestrated — often featuring close-ups, side views, cleavage and backsides in a nearby mirror — it’s a new form of, well, what? Bragging rights-meets-empowerment-meets-narcissistic-monomania? And now that smartphone cameras and 4G have democratized the selfie, everyone is doing it — from your child to Beyoncé to the Pope.

"Perhaps one of Marina’s works which best exemplifies the idea of a society able to integrate multiple identities is Multiplicidad (Multiplicity, 2006), a video in which the eye that Marina Núñez shows us, blinks, the universe moves and from it emerge a multitude of visions, abstract and real at once, that reproduce and swallow themselves in a kind of phagocytosis that nurtures and constructs the subject’s identity, the psyche, the soul, and the body-matter itself as an independent and unique entity that elaborates its own map during its journey.”

(source: http://www.marinanunez.net/textos/everything-has-to-do-with-the-monsters/)

(Source: belle-jolie, via nichelavideoart)

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ALSO check out my other blog which is purely for re-blogging purposes of stuff that appeals to me >contains no rants/rambling

So although I thought I was super sure that vis com is what I really want to persue in college I had such an inspirational chat with my moms friend (an artist/ art teacher).. I told her how my dream is to incorporate music and video together and also do editing and photography and hopefully somehow also get to work in advertising or film making / music video making..

I didn’t realise how I had totally let this dream die in my mind, believing that the industry is too hard to break into/ i don’t have enough experience/ the college wants completely conceptual work and not the commercial stuff i am interested in producing

Well its my vision and my dream for what I want
.. I should just work hard to work towards that and not give up before i have begun

and screw the college if they tell me i need to be more of a conceptual/fine artist .. I want to at least try to make the dreams i drempt of years ago come true and tie together my two enormous passions > music and moving image  > and make people FEEL

And if it all falls through and no one will hire me and i am jobless , well I will totally use that experience to help young budding artists on the same journey by becoming an art teacher ( bit of self assurance there)