Tom and I have a life built on co-operation – with each other, with other creative people and fellow travelers of all kinds. Things work better when people work together rather than competing with each other. We’re talking about what we do in the hopes of encouraging other people to step away from competitive ideas and towards something that we can promise, is a lot more fun!
Hello again people (and others) It’s been a while, for which I apologise.
I’m going to depart, a bit, from my usual subject matter here, or perhaps, talk about art and our work as a way to point to something else, and larger. It’s a commonly held belief that it is a dog eat dog world out there and you have to look out for number one and be ruthlessly competitive in order to survive and succeed. My belief is that this is only true if we participate in this way. Look at the saying, ‘it’s a jungle out there’, for instance. A jungle is a complex web of visible and microscopic interdependence. In that way, it really is a jungle out there, any why should it be otherwise? We’re hardly outside of nature.
Right. This is all a bit philosophical and ungrounded so far, so let me just talk…
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