Hole in the wall [article]

Lane Stanley, Austin, The University Of Texas At, K. J. Sanchez
Out of the millions of things any human could do, why make art? This answer surely varies artist to artist. To answer this question for myself, I must first define how I wish to move through this world as a human. In this thesis, I will explore artmaking as a behavioral practice achieving my set personal goals of forging connection with others, expanding the mind, and ethically participating in and challenging society. I will identify compassion, vulnerability, and community as the pillars of
more » ... is practice, and determine how these values influence craft. To track these ideas, I will analyze my directing of MotherWitch by Travis Tate; my writing and directing of the feature film Addict Named Hal; and my writing of two plays about people experiencing homelessness, The Tiny Banger and rain falls special on me.
doi:10.26153/tsw/14056 fatcat:vrjdlvwxcralnfvgkipspoktme