About Mattering

“I’ve often wondered about mattering. It’s an odd verb. It doesn’t conjugate at all regularly. It translates awkwardly. Yet that fugitive meaning it conveys is absolutely key to a certain conception of art. Fiddle about, play at your art, and you miss the point. But make art in the conviction that it matters, and everything else follows.”

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Alfred Stieglitz: The Eloquent Eye

Wish I could say that I’ve had more time to write and think about writing, but I have not. Nevertheless, I have not lost my desire to share. So for your viewing pleasure, here is a great documentary I recently showed my class.