On screen, there are many “strong women” who inspire us. I have felt real pleasure and admiration seeing a woman character take action against an evil force, for example – Sigourney Weaver in “Aliens” and Helen Mirren in “Prime Suspect” to mention just a couple of “classics.” And Geena Davis as the President is at […]
[Continued from Part 1] Creative work reflects your state of mind Painter Gayle Stott Lowry also talks about attending a program at the Lucy Daniels Foundation: “I attended Lucy’s class on Dreams and Creativity, and during a presentation I made to the class about my work, I began to see that changes in my painting […]
“The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.” Psychologist William James
Our needs for attention and appreciation may be basic, and grounded in survival as a child, but for some people, those needs are especially potent….
Emotions bring the abstract to life on stage Hoon Lee played David Henry Hwang’s alter ego DHH in the play “Yellow Face” (at The Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, and the Public Theater in New York City in 2008). In an interview article, he talks about the play, and a number of aspects of being […]
Mira Nair on topics for her films: “I want to question what the outside is and who defines it. I often find those that are considered to be on the outside extremely inspiring. They are the people who see through the double standards…” “…I know what it’s like to be in one place and dream […]