“Young artists easily fall into the trap of confusing originality with newness. Originality does not mean being unlike the past or unlike the present; it means being the origin, acting out of your own center. Out of your spontaneous heart you may do something reminiscent of the very old, and it will be original...”

“Paradoxically, the more you are yourself, the more universal your message.”

︎︎︎from Free Play: Improvisation in life and Art by Stephen Nachmanovitch