This project is about telling a story in my own words. Although it is impossible to completely manipulate what the viewer will interpret, my job is to guide the viewer; I am in charge of sifting the information and pointing to what objects and ideas I feel are important. This is similar to what a blog should exhibit, an examination of ideas and key points.
About blogging… I enjoyed the statement by Steve Portigal, about disciplining ourselves to take observations out of our heads and share them. Assuming the world knows what we are thinking is a tragic mistake.
Another statement I appreciated was, “Learn to hear yourself feeling.” Blogging can be a meditative activity as well. Portigal’s idea of seeing blogging as disposable rather than precious takes a little pressure off. Every blog doesn’t have to be a masterpiece, but rather a means of sharing process.
My goal for blogging is to capture great moments of progress while learning to hear myself feeling.