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sounds_sound  ·  4449 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: John Cleese on Creativity
The pedagogical value of play is essential for my work. The stuff that I create that I like the most almost always has involved spending large amounts of time in that kind of open space. I agree that, when in that space, there is nothing that should be called a mistake. Everything must be on the table. One thing I've found helpful to remind me of this is Sol Lewitt's Sentences on Conceptual Art. Particularly #5: Irrational thoughts should be followed absolutely and logically. When you stick to this rule, some real fun will ensue!