SUBJECT : Creative Expression
In relation to my preferred method : digital manipulation of images.
It occurred to me while thinking about the creative process, that the process of flow is, while extremely enjoyable, largely illusory. Although I do not in general have an issue with illusions, hell, I would not get through the day without them! In the context of creativity however I wonder about the possibility of a link much closer to the physiological than psychological states of ourselves. Keeping in mind that all processes are of course linked, my pondering of Digital f’ART came about as a way of expressing a kind of physiological necessity to create – to expel so to speak – as though the utterance of creative gesture is an involuntary jerk which finds origin in, yes the cognizance of our state/being/surrounding but is much less a map of our minds than our bodies?
The expression is thus a far more base and brutish one and fittingly termed digital f’ART