I feel bad I have not posted in months. I have been scared. I was scared before about being trolled and abused and bullied. This pandemic has been a crazy reality check. I wanted to give hope to others and myself. Yes I admit starting this site was a bit self serving. I needed art in my life and I needed to express that love. I have photos for events I went to pre pandemic I have not posted.
I do not make money doing this site. I intended on trying to find a way to monetize it. I have been a paid writer and performance artist journalist. Someone wanted to stop me from having a business and stop me having a career. They thought I would go get a job and find a husband and build a life but to me art was my life. I was never happy just living my life with out being creative. Art was my job. Art is what I am trained in. They did not think about my happiness or health. They were selfish and narcissistic. Narcissism is the need to belittle others to make oneself feel better. It is using the pain of others to feed one’s ego. We do not have ROYALTY in America so there is no such thing as being born into acting or born into being an artist. Frankly one person can be creative and have a kid who is not. My parents were not about art but growing up, I was.
I want everyone to be safe. I wanted to be artistic Hope and to make art and encourage you to do the same. We all need beauty in our lives. We need to create. Recently tens of thousands of art from over 12000 years ago have been found in the Amazon. That is pretty impressive. People have been making art for that long.
Art to me is not just paintings. It is words. It is sculpture. It is performance. If humans were drawing 12000 years ago, whose to say they were not telling stories in what ever language or means of communications they had. Art to me is stories. It is our way of expressing how we feel and think. We are living in a pandemic but the stories we have to tell have not stopped. We are living a story. We are living as humans who can still express who we are and what we feel and think.
I know we are going stir crazy. I am too. I am dying to see the OCEAN. For those of you who know me in Los Angeles you know I go west at least once a month typically to see art, but truth if there was no art to see, I would still go to see the Ocean, nature’s art.
There are those who are ignoring the fact that there is an illness killing people and making others so sick they become disabled. Please do not be one of those people. STAY HOME. Take care of yourself. But do not lose heart. You have stories to tell and things you can create. Take a walk and get some sun and stay away from others. You need sun for Vitamin D. Wear a mask. Please do not be a narcissist and respect the lives of others. WEAR A MASK. Stay 6 feet from others. Be kind to yourself.