More on writing and on the value of words.
Musings on coins.
The balance we all have to face in our lives…
Just some idle observations on how people can fill their life with meaning.
One of the tasks set to me while I worked full time for the postal service was to deliver IKEA catalogs every year to those who had no objections to receiving piles of advertisements in their mailbox every week. As I had to drag these rather heavy things around for most of the week one did grow curious about the exact content of their glossy pages. So I did have a peek or two, page after page filled with pictures of rooms that looked almost lived in, furnished with IKEAs best products.
Now that I have joined the vast community of creative individuals that work and practice in the world today I can’t help but take a closer look at it, pick out the slight differences that exist in what we produce and what gets readily consumed by the public. The arts, which is what I like to call everything that we all produce, whether it is traditional art, comics, literature, music, more cinematic endeavors or something else altogether all have different penetrating power and different appeal. What is the most common form of culture that we serve up to the masses? And what does that say about us as a creative community and society at large?