Form + Light = Color
The Reflector + The Reflected = The Message
You (the reflector, aka light embodied, aka form) are a key ingredient here!
You! In your earth body — moving, breathing, walking, touching. Raw material. Clay from the river. The wind caught in creativity, bound by soft skin. The fog left on the window. The warmth still on the pillow from your deep sleep.
A Living Testimony.
Do you think my green looks like your green?
Without you, the channel, the vessel to fill, the light made manifest, the color in motion — where would the light land?
Giving, receiving, holding, precipitating, sharing, revealing — every interaction is dependent on your earth body, either directly or indirectly.
This is why I never spend time worrying about trends, standing out, or originality as an artist. These are useless distractions masquerading as productivity/marketing hacks for hustle culture, and 9/10 I find that they don’t make good art.
They also don’t generally make me feel good when they’re the place I begin from. Thumbs down to that.
What you have already inside of you, can’t possibly be expressed and shared like anyone else would do it. You don’t even have to try. It’s all there for