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RE: James Joyce

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From: Lawrence A. Parker (occti_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Jun 18 2003 - 09:13:18 PDT


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> From: lindwood@webtv.net [mailto:lindwood@webtv.net]
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> I've made plenty of pieces of art without thinking of an
> audience.

Thank you, Linda. So, here's the whammy question - if you aren't
thinking of an audience, or of selling your art -

Why do you make/create it?

> It's what happens when you open yourself fully to
> whatever might happen in the process. Sort of like
> channeling. The process of being totally open seems to me to
> preclude the inclusion of a possible audience at the time of
> creation...When I go in with an audience in mind, it just isn't the
same.
> Linda

Can you relate any of this to Joyce's "irresponsibility"?

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