Friday, September 1, 2017

clay doesn't listen

Mulla's neighbour was a famous conceptual artist like Mulla or may be more famous. A well read man, in theory, history, philosophy and with wide exposure to art and design world, he always argued that skill of making is only a craft any idiot can practice in comparison to the skill of thinking and conceptualisation. One day he came to visit mulla and saw mulla sitting next to a lump of clay and having an animated conversation with clay. Curious, he asked mulla what was he doing?
Shrugging his shoulder like any wise man and told: " Oh, I was telling entire history, theory, philosophy, process and methodology to this clay but it refuses to become a pot..."