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Re: Great speech video on "Sound"

On Sun, Oct 24, 2010 at 4:42 PM, Mark Showalter
<folkstone57@operamail.com> wrote:
> What is the definition of art?
> My answer is: art is intent.

Not much to discuss since I agree ;-)

"Intent" includes other less abstract descriptions as "communication
of perspective" etc. I mean, even if no one understands a piece of art
it still is art.

A related thought:
At the SC live looping festival last week Singapore musician Randolf
Arriola reminded us in a discussion about the three aspects that are
evident in public performance: entertainment value, musical value and
art value. The understatement in that discussion was that many live
looping artist focus mainly on music and art factors when putting on a

Greetings from Sweden

Per Boysen
www.looproom.com internet music hub