Artists can be weird, secluded, introverted humans.
We often hovel ourselves away in our studios/offices/where ever we work. Some of us forget what time it is, some of us forget what day it is, some of us even forget to eat during the workdays *guilty*. But one very important thing that we both forget to do — and sometimes even actively avoid — is socialising.
Introvert or not, we need occasional contact with other people to remember how to socialise and to, every now and then, snap us back into reality. Creative endeavours and careers are so absorbing and all encompassing (if it’s a decent project, that is…) that we can drift away into another world temporarily. Whilst this can be beneficial to some practices, there are a multitude of reasons as to why we sometimes need to come back to reality. We might need to do our accounts, run some errands, or just generally make sure we can still communicate with other people without sounding like confused cave-people.Read More