June 2008

Twitter and artists

As Twitter gains popularity, there have been suggestions that artists should embrace it as a way of promoting themselves. But I’ve decided that it doesn’t make sense for…

failing in order to succeed

There is a great video of Ira Glass of This American Life giving advice to people who want to create stories. He’s good some very down-to-earth advice that…

Volcano (abstract of bark) ┬ęDaniel Sroka

Volcano – abstraction of peeling bark

I’ve spent the last few days continuing to work on a piece of peeling bark I found in my yard this winter. I pretty pleased with the direction…

the camera changed the way we behaved, part 2

A couple weeks ago I wrote about some schoolkids who made cardboard video cameras, and got lost in their world seen through their ‘lenses’. I wrote that photography…

back to making new art

This morning I started work on some new photographs. This is the first time in months that I’ve worked on anything new, and it feels good. The past…