Tag Archives: Repression

Do You Feel?

Artists ask just one thing of you: that when experiencing their art, you feel something. An artist’s role, in society, is nothing if not to elicit emotional responses from their audiences. Failing to feel anything at all – indifference – … Continue reading

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Let’s Just Pretend Everything is OK

There used to be a lot of respect for open debate, speaking your mind, holding opinions, debating them and having a point of view.  It was never more important than in the arts, where artists were often social commentators and … Continue reading

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Creativity and Social Control

It seems to have been a goal of those that seek to rule and remain elite to keep the rest of the populace under control.  It has been famously said that they don’t want thinkers, they want workers.  Any artist … Continue reading

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