The art is the gift to the community, but I'm not sufficiently wealthy
enough to do everything I'd like to on my own. The support I've
gotten thus far has been wonderful, and I'll be able to bring a (slightly
smaller than desired) project to the community this year, whereas
even that was in question just a few short months ago (thanks to
Elizabeth, Richard, Natalie and my other "patrons").
I'm not talking about needing to sell something in order to bring a
project. The subjective time clock is coming to the playa no matter
what! Even if it's me standing on a platform, wearing a painted box
and shouting the time every couple of minutes (Ok, that ain't gonna
It's more like "fundraising brainstorming" at this point. If I had talent
as a DJ, I could host a party like many others do and the cover charge
could go into an art fund. Hell, if I were an actual artist, I could sell
a painting or something! But I'm an under-employed engineer, so I
do what I can.
I don't mean to sound mean... I do get what you're saying and totally
agree. But that damned "reality" stuff keeps intruding on my art
Ok, rant off.