Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase – 1 October 2017

Shallow sleep dreams are the sources of many of my best ideas, when my pillow starts to vibrate, I set the long snooze function, hovering between consciousness. Once I have an idea, I scrutinise, explore and practice it. I then reshape that idea into other forms of art, dance, music, stage, I keep it turning for more and more possibilities. I develop a script and then I deliberately lose it, an idea is only a map, to find the treasure I have to walk it, experience and develop it. Development then takes on another form, it cannot be produced from a place of safety, that’s just dull. Locations have emotional dynamics, hospitals, court rooms, car parks, therapy rooms. The take home? Notice what sharpens your senses, makes you listen, awakens and stimulates you. Things that drag you for attention, thoughts, contradictions, double meanings, ugliness. Inspiration, is right there, in front of you, human ingenuity is all around us, let go. Immerse yourself into this weeks Mobile Photography and Art Showcase, this is a developing story, inspired by stories of people, communities, different cultures. This is new history we are creating, dance with me and feel liberated share my unstoppable force of passion.

If you would like your work to be considered for entry into our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

Jun Yamaguchi, Dina Alfasi, Damian De Souza, Poetic Medium, Tricia Dewey, Isabel Afonso, Marguerite Khoury, Dieuwkie Geervliet, Roger Guetta, yaesmbrut, Kate Zari Roberts, Clare Pickett, Catherine Caddigan, Tomaso Belloni, Ginaluca Ricoveri, borisbschulz2009, Lorenka Campos, jillian2 (Jill Lian), Clint Cline, Amanda Parker, Jeronimo Sanz, Gina Costa, Patricia Januszkiewicz, Luc Borell, Barbara Nebel, Pier Luigi Dodi

Music this week ‘Endian’ – Ludwig Amadeus


Flickr Group Showcase



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