Subject: synergy and color (dispensing with the rap tap dance title)
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Sat Jul 24 2004 - 18:00:02 EDT
actually all of my pieces begin life as pictures. i think purely in
pictures and have difficulty translating a lot of my thought into words
for the purpose of everyday speech. in 'normal' life i have trained
myself to use words. but my native language is visual.
when i am in my native world i do graphic art, computer visual art, and
physical old fashioned etchings.
i disappear... i have no need for words.
when i am in my second-to-native world of music, i translate from visual
images, which are the beginning nebulae-formations of all my thoughts,
into shapes, which become timbres and textures, which become music.
this would probably account for the reason why most of my e/a and even
other music is texturally based. even my song for solo soprano and
various grungy beats has a picture to it.... (me singing, i'll tell you
where it is if you promise not to download it too much and overload my
Kevin Austin wrote:
> The parallel to the world of visual arts is not lost.
> Simplified, the painter has a box of independent colors (categories)
> from which to select and mix / blend. The digital artist has the color
> wheel as the method of random access for color(s).
> At 13:23 +0100 2004/07/24, miriam clinton (iriXx) wrote:
>> perhaps i'm just weird.
>> but crossovers between categories has always been the foundation of
>> my work. its the synergy that comes out of the unexpected... i can't
>> write without it.
-- Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it, you better never let it go, You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow this opportunity comes once in a lifetime.
-- Eminem: from 8 Mile
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