Janet Kaiser on mon 4 jun 01
Although I agree with you to an extent, Snail, working
to a theme can be the spur some artists/makers need to
look elsewhere for their inspiration or take a much
needed change of direction... Getting out of the rut
and doing something totally new, maybe with a whole
different take on their work... Exciting, energetic
work is often the result.
Our "themes" have provided many artists/makers with
food for thought and the direction and/or focus they
were lacking... Many have told me this with a degree of
gratitude and our exhibition list is eagerly awaited
Just my 2 pence worth!
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----- Original Message -----
> I don't see any point in making work specifically for
> a show theme. You might get into the show, but after
> a string of such 'successes', you're left with a body
> of work that lacks its own direction; a kite in the
> There are a lot of shows out there. Do your own work,
> and enter the shows that suit it.