I wanted to write a little bit about how I generate work and ideas. It begins with an exploratory phase of unfettered play with no outcome in mind. The possibilities are endless, so I have discovered the value of committing to a practice. The practice is defined by a set of rules or conditions:
Maija Liepins is an artist who has been writing stream-of-consciousness poetry since she was fifteen. She practices what Jung calls 'active imagination' which is similar, but with dreams instead of words. Improvisation has recently led her to add sound and sounding to the mix.