In the late sixties and early seventies, rock both co-opted and challenged the prevailing view of musical artoften at the same time. Pepper ; Frank Zappa 's Freak Out He took control of everything, he picked the artists, wrote or chose the material, supervised the arrangements, told the singers how to phrase, masterminded all phases of the recording process with the most painful attention to detail, and released the result on his own label.
It was founded as a business entity under the Internet domain of SlowArt. Under the domain, logo and label of SlowArt, Slowinski has operated a fine art production company, SlowArt Productions. The primary business activity of SlowArt is the publication of the fine art magazine, Direct Art, and the operation of the Limner Gallery, a fine art gallery founded by Slowinski in Manhattans East Village in and currently located in Hudson, NY.
Essentially, under SlowArt, the life process itself is a devotion to art, all life energy is directed and focused as an expression of art. In a SlowArt life, activity that appears unrelated to art is engaged only as a support structure for art. Art is not an occupation under SlowArt, it is a vocation and devotion.
Much as a monk will engage in mundane activity such as farming or manufacturing to support the monastic devotion, the artist working under SlowArt will also perform such activities, but will do so only to the extent that it enables and supports a continuing devotion to art.
During the s American society became enamoured with fast food. This provided further inspiration to the development of SlowArt.
SlowArt is the antithesis of fast food and reacted against the fast paced, high-speed culture.
Under SlowArt, art is created very slowly and deliberately. The act of creating art is a meditation and devotion.
The principle of food created and eaten fast is in conflict with SlowArt, as such food would not support the art process. Under SlowArt food, like art, is prepared very slowly and carefully.
Rage Gallery in Many other artists followed suit and incorporated anti-food factory and anti-fast food imagery into their artwork. In Slowinski opened the Limner Gallery at E 10th Street and continued to rail against processed food, Wall Street greed, warfare, industrialization and religious intolerance.
At Mulberry he established the business entity SlowArt Productions as an umbrella organization to incorporate the Limner Gallery, the Direct Art Magazine and his fine art studio.
He registered the internet domain SlowArt. Publicly, at the Limner Gallery, from to the present day, he promoted the concepts and principles of SlowArt. During the beginning of the 21st century, the pace of life continued to accelerate. Faster computer and Internet speeds combined with hand held devices and apps to draw human consciousness deeper into the electronic reality.
Simultaneously, society struggled with conflicts of war and fell deeper into debt. This social atmosphere brought a renewed interest in principles of SlowArt as people longed for things slower paced, simpler and profound.
Mid-decade, the Slow Art Movement appeared to spontaneously emerge. Internet references to Slow Art began appearing with more frequency. Exhibitions were organized under the heading of Slow Art and manifestos published as artists proclaimed their allegiance to new found principles of Slow Art.
These new principles involved new ways of looking at art. In keeping with SlowArt principles, the viewing of art under Slow Art is a slow and meditative process.
To properly view a work of art, it must be viewed and pondered over for a duration of time. Under Slow Art works of art are an expression of a devotional life process, they are not decorations or part of a social setting.
A gallery opening where artists network and crowds of people stand talking and drinking wine with their backs to the artwork is demeaning and disrespectful to the principles of the Slow Art Movement.
Ultimately, Slow Art Day has been organized and museums around the world have begun to celebrate this day by having organized viewing of work according to the principles of Slow Art.The Dreaming world was the old time of the Ancestor Beings. They emerged from the earth at the time of the creation.
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