I’m a writer. And the greatest things I’ve ever written were hammered out as a collaborative with someone else. My best characters, best stories, best settings… all came about because someone else looked at what I’d written and said “Well what if we did this…” Because everyone has a new perspective to offer. Even if that perspective isn’t the most brilliant thing you’ve ever heard (though usually it was still smarter than whatever I was blathering), it’s still different, and they lead you to new ideas too.
This post is so true and so inspirational. Thank you *bow*
You’ve often heard me say that we all possess the power and creativity to create. We are creators, all of us. We can create something out of nothing. Creativity knows no bounds. We all borrow from popular culture, from history, music, art, oral tradition, crafts, design, graffiti, film, sculpture, architecture, dance; these things all know no bounds and have no keepers once they enter the public sphere. They are not static but are continuously evolving and taking on new meanings. We all traverse space and time in our different context and imbue those structures and forms in our lives with new meanings.
Or so we should. If you entered our house this week you were sure to be met by these scenarios: there was jazz playing in the background, flowing simultaneously in the corners of our minds, rousing various sensations and urging us to create our respective arts. Reinier was…
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