Fragments from imaginary dialogues
“What is life-art?“
“Think of listening to a song you love. The first few times, it’s breathtaking. Then it gradually fades until it disappears. I call this, one of the small tragedies of life.
As a child, the entire world is breathtaking. Then it gradually fades until it disappears. This is the compounded effect of a myriad small tragedies.
The purpose of art is to make the invisible visible again.
I call those precious moments when you can see the breathtaking beauty of the world, moments of grace.
I call life-art (among other things) the practice of consistently creating moments of grace.“