:: On Escapism ::
it is one thing to go to another place because it is calling to you. it is another to go to a place because you don’t want to be in the one that you are currently in.
i know because i have tried to do it.
i tried to go to Berlin. i tried to make that happen. and i got thwarted. (most notably by my self.)
my proposal wasn’t truly honest. it was in the sense that i was saying that art here is over and i want to go to the place where it is present and to figure out why. but my proposal was unclear because i wasn’t being truthful with my self about what i was running away from here. and staying here (being here then, being there now), i now know the difference between escaping and following. seeking vs. finding. making things happen vs. allowing them to. running from one’s self vs. facing our true selves.CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE