[NetBehaviour] Defining myself
dave.miller.uk at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 12:50:45 CEST 2011
I tried it:
I am an illustrator, I dont draw to express myself
I am a storyteller, who doesn't use stories to communicate
I am a programmer, not using technology as a medium for my pieces
I am a journalist, not interested in news, history, politics
I am an activist, not campaigning for justice
But it's not me! Maybe I best define myself by what I am not? It's a
bit negative though!
On 26 April 2011 10:49, Annie Abrahams <bram.org at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dave what happens when you invert your description?
> I am an illustrator, I don't draw to express myself? etc ...
> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 11:28 AM, dave miller <dave.miller.uk at gmail.com>
>> I've been inspired by looking at Annie Abraham's website, i really
>> admire how she defines what she does:
>> "I am not a performer, I use performance to do research.
>> I am not a researcher, I use research in my performance pieces.
>> I am a performer who uses research as a medium.
>> I am a performer researching encounters."
>> 03 2011 Annie Abrahams.
>> I can see how she's split this into 2 parts - "I am not" and "I am" ...
>> Personally, I'm generally confused about what I do, with my art, where
>> I want to take it, so I've had a go at defining my "art" using Annie's
>> I am not an illustrator, I draw to express myself
>> I am not a storyteller, I use stories to communicate
>> I am not a programmer, I use technology as a medium
>> I am not a journalist, I am interested in news, history, politics
>> I am not an activist, I campaign for justice
>> OK - so far so good - but I'm stuck on the "I am" bit! I know what I'm
>> not, but cant say what I am.
>> Any thought's?
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