WARM UP [fr. chauffer]

The artist needs to warm up.
If, for instance, the artist needs to follow a political issue,
he needs a little bit of background knowledge.
The artist needs to have a disposition to make a work fast.
And the will to work with speed.
The tools of the artist’s should be in proximity.
If the artist have to use a fax,
he should know where to get one.
If the artist have to use a bulldozer,
he should know where to get one.
The artist have to prepare for fast action.
But not only materially.
The awareness muscle of the artist should also be tense
and well-trained.
This is the mental warm up.
The concept of Emergency Room is still warming up.
The format of Emergency Room itself is in a warm up process.
It takes time before the pool of artist involved in Emergency Room
are ready to become precise dysfunction spotters.
The Emergency Room format is still accelerating.
It does not yet have the full speed or full maturity.
The emergency room is not yet ready.
It’s discourse is not pertinent enough yet.
The art works are still too abstract, the comments yet not challenging enough.
A mutation has to be done.
But to sharpen artists and change the artistic attitude will take years.
We are still warming up.

1   DICTIONARY   by Thierry Geoffroy / Colonel    ( link to portail )