I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art

“I will not make any more boring art!”

This is a statement that changed my life. Back in 2014, when I was writing it on the first page of my journal and till now, these few words had a great impact on me.

I always was in love with art. With any form of it, till the local galleries to the biggest museums of the world, an indie movie or a blockbuster, music, writing, dance, architecture and every little performance always fascinated me in a wonderful and mysterious way.

Every time when I was in contact with art, beside admiring, living and contemplating it I had one extra wish: to create it too.

In my case, writing is my art. I always tried to write something worth readable, but I always ended up by throwing the paper in the trash. Until that day happened, the day when I discovered a simple statement, not in a gallery, but on the internet. It was so simple, but it was everything that I needed to start creating, to trust what I’m doing and go on no matter if I’m appreciated or not, to continue just for myself. That sentence was pictured over and over again in an image: “I will not make anymore boring art” In the next second I realized that this is what I wanted my entire life, to stop being boring like anybody else.

In my opinion, I consider boring art, like mass art or anything that’s not unique. I don’t wanted to be like others, especially in my art field so I decided to take that statement as a motto in my career and accept that even if my writing style can be a little bit weird or different, it’s not gonna copy anyone. I decided to be me and stop trying to write in a way to please others, except myself.

Since then I’m always having the principle “if someone happen to like it, that’s awesome, if not, I’m not gonna stop just because of that”

And this is how my life changed. This is how I ended up writing this post right now, finishing a book and waiting to be published. All those things happened just because I refused to give up and I continued to believe in my work. I’m not saying it was easy, but the results are the best reward.

I wrote this post today, because I wanted to share this with you. Maybe someone will read it and relate. Maybe you, the person, who’s afraid of doing art right now is gonna change her or his mind. Maybe the teenager that’s having dreams that seem so impossible to fulfill will see this and realize, like I did, that loneliness is not a thing anymore as long as you’ll keep going on creating things that inspire others. And, finally, for you, the ‘everybody’ that wasn’t accepted by the crowd, for every person that said “I don’t wanna be boning, I don’t wanna create boring stuff”, this is for you, just keep holding on to your dreams until they will fulfill.

How It All Started and Why I’m Doing This?

Why I’m doing this? Why I’m writing? Why I’ve started this blog?

I have a message to share and dreams bigger than me.

Writing was always my passion. As a storyteller I consider it one of the rawest and purest forms of art. I’ve always been attached to writing, I always loved to tell stories. Through the years I’ve learned by myself how transform this passion into art. It’s a secret that I will share with you: just love what you’re doing.

I started this blog because I have so many things to share and few time to make a book out of every thought that’s going through my mind. I will talk about anything that matters for me and for the entire world. You won’t read just about my passions or the latest books or movies, you will also read about the most important movements and news. I have days when I’m thinking about the political environment and others when I’m just enjoying the beautiful tiny things around me. Everything will be posted here like in a personal notebook.

I want to use my voice to advocate for important causes and never give up on fighting for what’s right. Because this is who I am: feminist, activist, writer, life explorer, storyteller. 

Since I was younger I was in love with telling stories to everyone who was listening. At the age of 6 I “wrote” my first story by telling it to my grandmother who wrote it for me on a piece of paper. I’ll never forget that day, the day when I’ve decided what I wanna do with my life: to write stories that are worth reading.

Now, 14 years later, after so many amazing life experiences, I’m about to fulfill my dream.

December 1st, 2017, was a very important day for me, because on this day I finished my first manuscript which I hope that it will be soon turned into a book. Another step was made out of the longest way of fulfilling my dream, but I will tell you more about this in another post.

Coming back to the main question I will tell you that starting a blog it wasn’t something planned, it was something that just happened. I was working on my site and suddenly I felt how many ideas were invading my mind, so many things that I wanted to share with the world. And this is how this section appeared, like most things in my life: out of my imagination.

In the end I want to share with you one of my favorite quotes, thats talking about speaking up your mind all the time.

“Speak up, stand up, and keep correcting the false perceptions. Stay true to your heart’s views and keep chanting for peace and justice.”     – Suzy Kassem

I’m glad that I can tell stories, that I can use my voice and that I can try to change the world. Thanks for your trust!

Wish you all a pleasant journey through my thoughts!