Nothing is Original

Nothing is Original

“Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination. Devour old films, new films, music, books, paintings, photographs, poems, dreams, random conversations, architecture, bridges, street signs, trees, clouds, bodies of water, light and shadows. Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent. And don’t bother concealing your thievery – celebrate it if you feel like it. In any case, always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: “It’s not where you take things from – it’s where you take them to.”
~ Jim Jarmusch

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Shayne House

Shayne House

Shayne is a photographer, filmmaker, writer and otherer... His clients include The Eden Project, Northcliffe Media and Unilever and his work has featured in The Times, The Telegraph and The Metro to name a few. When he's not doing creative things for clients he's developing his practice as a multimedia artist, fuelled mostly by loose leaf tea, fine red wine and traditional real ale. He also enjoys time with his family and friends, live music, art events, dining out and reading a good book. SHAYNEHOUSE.COM

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