Language Fails Us

Have you ever had the thought that words aren't enough? That there is no language for the idea you're trying to express? I've heard people say they dance to express the things they can't express any other way. And, well, I totally get it. While that's not the case for me (I dance because I'm … Continue reading Language Fails Us

“Follow Your Passion” And Other Lies That Make It Sound Like Art Isn’t Work

As a professional artist I can't tell you how many times someone has said to me, "You're so lucky that you get to do what you love everyday." It's in that one statement (and countless others...chase your dreams, follow your passion, etc.) that the unreality of art is born. The implication is that because a … Continue reading “Follow Your Passion” And Other Lies That Make It Sound Like Art Isn’t Work