Re: Extropic art: symbolism, interpretation & association

Natasha V. More (
Sat, 15 Mar 1997 18:58:20 -0700 (MST)

At 08:01 PM 3/14/97 +0000, Kathryn Aegis wrote:

>Natasha's comments in her post have highlighted my own discomfort
>with signing onto any art movement. If she chooses to utilize her
>artistic skills to further Extropianism,

Yes, I do.

>that is certainly a worthy
>goal and one that I support.

Thank you, Kathryn.

> But I could never accept such a close
>association between my personal philosophy and my art.

My reason for doing so is that my art does reflect who I am as well as my

> My own
>family history, one marked by escape from various repressive
>homelands, serves as a constant reminder to be vigilent, even against
>my own internal tendencies to impose an ideology.

This is a really good point. What I like especially about Extropic Art is
that it is open-ended and not imposing. (Although flaunting entropy under
the guise of extropy would be an imposition, to be sure.)

>I know that my comments are not as erudite as Sarah's or George's,

You speak as an artist, and this is quality enough.

>but mine come from the center of passion that produces the actual art
>in question, and I would hope that they would be considered in that

Quality enough.

Natasha Vita More [fka Nancie Clark]
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