Emotion is ‘recognition’. When treasured moments are identified in the jungle of our personal history during a visual or aural encounter, we capture magic sparks from our past, arousing flashes of insight and revealing an inner flare. These instants of recognition may kindle enthralling emotion and fulfilling inspiration. (“Those journeys of love”)
The stars up close to the moon were pale; they got brighter and braver the farther they got out of the circle of light ruled by the giant moon
Ken Schles: Modern humans think and operate under the percept that knowledge comes from within us, but I see us in a transitional phase where cybernetic knowledge is destroying the boundaries of where memory and knowledge is situated. It’s a crisis in the making. But perhaps there’s always been confusion. Culture, a creation of Mnemosyne, is nor something that can be possessed internally. It can only be experienced outwardly, collectively, in communication with, in participation with. Perhaps, that’s why collectors put such a high price on art: so they can privately imprison an expression of gods.
You know what I'm sick of? Using my brain. All day long it's people and words and stress and meetings and books that you don't remember you're not really into until you open them on the train home and compromise and sometimes I just want to look at a picture of a dress. Followed by a picture of some cupcakes. And then a kitten.
There are a lot of directors out there who are very specific, visual craftsmen, and while I have the utmost respect for that, they don't really communicate with the actors.
There is research proving that deaf people have increased visual abilities.
For me nature is not landscape, but the dynamism of visual forces.
Evidently the arts, all the visual arts, are becoming more democratic in the worst sense of the word.
I'm a visual learner, so film is a huge inspiration to me.
Reading makes me so sleepy. Honestly, I'm a visual learner.
At the age of 80, I'm becoming a visual artist. This could be my rebirth.
In my art, I deconstruct and then I reconstruct, so visual perception is one of my primary interests.
Essentially a joke is creating an idea, whether sonic or visual, whether it's something musical or a traditional joke.
I'm a visual thinker, not a language-based thinker. My brain is like Google Images.
The visual life is an enormous undertaking, practically unattainable.
The power of elegy, even in the face of an unbounded grief, to provide a containing form is vividly embodied by Anne Carson's 'Nox,' a nocturne with carefully controlled visual and tactile properties.
I've always been involved in the visual arts and music.
Be drawn to the visual arts for it can expand your imagination.
It's much easier to consume the visual image than to read something.
Visual storytelling is at once immediate and subversive.