Just Add Water
They tell me Medium readers need images or, better, animated gifs to be captivated by an article. (This article has none.) You’re better than that, right?
Batteries not included.
Some assembly required.
Just add water.
For me, a work of art is raw material until it engages individuals and communities and sustains conversations with them. (If a painting or song falls in a forest, it indeed makes no sound.) When these conversational relationships emerge, the work truly becomes art.