I have been turning to a more intuitive approach to art making. I sense a wealth of latent imagery that wants to be made visible, much more than I can imagine or "create." So, removing myself from the process seems most productive. It's certainly more fun than a willful approach. So, I listen... and hear images groaning to be born. I approach, and they take my hand. I disappear.
Rilke comments on this:
We are not permitted to linger, even with what is most intimate. From images that are full, the spirit plunges on to others that suddenly must be filled; there are no lakes till eternity. Here, falling is best. To fall from the mastered emotion into the guessed-at, and onward. -Rilke, To Hölderlin (1st stanza)
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