Stephen Nachmanovitch Quotes

Stephen Nachmanovitch Quotes: This is the evolutionary value of play- play makes us flexible. By reinterpreting reality and begetting novelty, we keep from becoming rigid. Play enables us to rearrange our capacities and our very identity so that they can be used in unforeseen ways.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Quote: Surrender means cultivating a comfortable attitude toward not knowing, being nurtured by the mystery of moments that are dependably surprising, ever fresh.
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Quotes about Stephen Nachmanovitch: Mastery means responsibility, ability to respond in real time to the need of the moment. Intuitive or inspired living means not just passively hearing the voice, but acting on it.
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Quote about Stephen Nachmanovitch: Memory and intention and intuition are fused. The iron is always hot.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Sayings: In improvisation, there is only one time. This is what computer people call real time. The time of inspiration, the time of technically structuring and realizing... the time of playing it, and the time of communicating with the audience, are all one.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Saying: The conception, composition, practice, and performance of a piece of music can blossom in a single moment.
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Sayings about Stephen Nachmanovitch: Faithfulness to the moment and to the present circumstance entails continuous surrender.
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Saying about Stephen Nachmanovitch: Play is the taproot from which original art springs. It is the raw stuff that the artist channels with all his learning and technique.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Quotes: If we split practice from the real thing, neither one of them will be very real.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Quote: Artwork is not thought up in consciousness and then, as a separate phase, executed by the hand. The hand surprises us creates and solves problems on its own. Often, enigmas that baffle our brains are dealt with easily, unconsciously, by the hand.
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Quotes about Stephen Nachmanovitch: With too little judgement, we get trash. With too much judgement, we get blockage.
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Quote about Stephen Nachmanovitch: Every moment of life is unique-a kiss, a sunset, a dance, a joke. None will ever recur in quite the same way. Each happens only once in the history of the universe.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Sayings: If we are transparent, with nothing to hide, the gap between language and being disappears. Then the Muse can speak.
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Stephen Nachmanovitch Saying: If I
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