I went over to YT to get a different dose of how and about. Cinema since the start of “art house” theaters has been ground for thoughtful conversations — thoughtful since they produce thought. Work that gives some answers, as it leaves room for your challenge
The question WHY, not HOW. Questions begin the same; with the same question. First questions are the place most hobbyists remain.
In the timeframe of this post, an exhibit: Friedlander Framed by Joel Coen, opened in San Francisco, followed, a week later, by the Chelsea opening. Discussion of that show decants the skill of the online community; separating them into the category of their attention -what can they understand.
The various camps of training, study given, inherent ability have always kept () apart. I use (), in this instance, as a designator looking for a word, or perhaps, a phrase which provides a handle without limits for the words ” novice, amateur, dilettante, professional accomplished”
I am writing, I should say making endless notes, about the levels, stages, distinctions among those who do something without apparent reward; why do they gain skill, how and what skill do they gain, or lack. And why the obvious answer: they learn from others, is incomplete. Badly so.
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