Intentist Bites 51: Michael Jackson- the ONLY way to judge whether or not we listen to his music. Click on the YouTube link below to see how Intentist theory can give us the framework to have this debate.
Intentists believe that all meaning is the imperfect out working of intention. We describe the creative act as ‘external creative gestures.’ Moreover, we maintain ‘no creative input, no meaning input’. That is to say, if you don’t contribute creatively to something, you can’t assume you can contribute to the meaning. … Continue Reading The importance of ‘Empty Gestures’
Recently, Intentism.com became Intentism.org. We have made things fresher and added some new content, including the page on various debates and lectures Intentists have given over the years. Check it out for panel debates including one at the Royal College of Art on intentionalism and a series of ten short … Continue Reading Debates and Lectures page added
Does biography or artist intention influence a work’s meaning? https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/news.sky.com/story/amp/should-we-separate-the-art-from-the-artist-11120843