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Re: Great speech video on "Sound"

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Per Boysen <perboysen@gmail.com>
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Subject: Re: Great speech video on "Sound"
> Date: Sun, 24 Oct 2010 17:48:39 +0200
> On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Mark Showalter
> <folkstone57@operamail.com> wrote:
> >
> > What is the definition of art?
> > My answer is: art is intent.
> Not much to discuss since I agree ;-)
> "Intent" includes other less abstract descriptions as "communication
> of perspective" etc.
Not sure what you mean here, could you expand on this a bit more?

 I mean, even if no one understands a piece of art
> it still is art.

I agree here with only one additional comment. There is also the 
determination of the "artist" validity i.e. can the person experiencing 
the art trust the sincerity of the artist. Cubisim comes to mind here as I 
find it hard to know if a cube drawn on a piece of canvass because that 
was the style at the time expresses the intent to produce art or is just a 
bandwagon product. Or, one could look at this as the old " give the 
audience what they want " tactic, which I'm not so sure really constitutes 

> A related thought:
> At the SC live looping festival last week Singapore musician Randolf
> Arriola reminded us in a discussion about the three aspects that are
> evident in public performance: entertainment value, musical value and
> art value. The understatement in that discussion was that many live
> looping artist focus mainly on music and art factors when putting on a
> show.

Do all Live Loopers agree with this statement? Or rather understatement? 
> Greetings from Sweden
> Per Boysen
> www.boysen.se
> www.perboysen.com
> www.looproom.com internet music hub


Mark Showalter
Minden Jot!

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