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>Guess what I found out about the Navajo "concept of art"?
>ART IS EVERTHING
>You are art, what you do is art, and you better think good thoughts
>while you do it!
Ditto for Balinese art, in fact they didn't have a formal word for 'art'
until this century. Art is life, art is religion, art is a way of
thanking 'higher beings'. Everyone is involved in art in one way or
another, from the rice farmer to the international touring ensembles.
-- Maria Bodmann, BALI & BEYOND, shadow http://www.balibeyond.com/gamelan Ph/Fax: 818/768-7696 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~