[NetBehaviour] On art and art-making and needs

Alan Sondheim sondheim at panix.com
Mon Jul 17 02:17:20 CEST 2017

On Sun, 16 Jul 2017, Johannes Birringer wrote:
> The psychological origin story, I sense, takes us back to an 
> anthropology of ritual or shamanic practices, am I correct? and thus to 
> religious or spiritual needs. They can't really be linked to childhood 
> or a need for patterns, can they?
> regards
> Johannes Birringer
They can be linked, though, to an anthropology and ethnopoetics of the 
body, which is where I was starting from in a sense - all that 'muck' - 
and shamanism itself is so often involved in muck itself!

Best!, Alan

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