September 5, 2008

On Practicing…

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Got this off an email from a friend: Why some people do not find practice boring: For the superior performer, the goal isn’t just repeating the same thing again and again but achieving higher levels of control over every aspect of their performance. That’s why they don’t find practice boring….

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August 3, 2008

NAFA Symposium 2008: New Asian Imaginations

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A two-day long symposium with 22 thought-provoking lectures by international artists across various disciplines; artists, theatre specialists, a chinese opera specialist dancers, an art historian, music curators, lecturers, etc.. Some interesting points raised: “But when forms are subverted and accepted rules and principles abandoned, by what criteria are we to…

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March 26, 2008

a conversation with a friend…

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“…just indulge, but always always always stay true to your highest convictions. no compromises… “but at the same time, do remember this.. to live intensely is one of the basic human desires and an artistic need. don’t snuff out the artistic streak in you.” “we can stop playing music, but…

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