The idea of explaining to an animal conveys a sense of the secrecy of the world and of existence that appeals to the imagination. Then, as I said, even a dead animal preserves more powers of intuition than some human beings with their stubborn rationality.
The problem lies in the word ‘understanding’ and its many levels which cannot be restricted to rational analysis. Imagination, inspiration, and longing all lead people to sense that these other levels also play a part in understanding. This must be the root of reactions to this action, and is why my technique has been to try and seek out the energy points in the human power field, rather than demanding specific knowledge or reactions on then part of the public. I try to bring to light the complexity of creative areas.
Overweeg: the essential definition of a human being is that of ‘artist’.
Art kan herleid worden tot de Indo-arische wortel AR- = gewricht, ledemaat (arm). Gepast dus voor de mens, die vreemde aangeklede aap, die zich vooral van de andere hominiden onderscheidt door grotere herseninhoud en het voortdurend gebruik van arm en hand voor taken die complex zijn of kracht vereisen.