“If I could go back in time and speak to my twenty-three-year-old-self, my advice would be threefold: travel further and more often to see what art actually looks like, figuring out sooner which ideas are currently convincing, which have become passé; spend more time making stuff, less time thinking about it; and do a better job of networking, staying in touch with people who show interest or friendship.”
Life lessons courtesy of Thomas Lawson.
A great resource for career and inspirational advice is this new book:
Mark, L. G., Gaines, C., Lind, M., Studio Raqs Media Collective, Abramovic, M., Eliasson, O. & Graham, D., ed. (2015) AKADEMIE X: Lessons in Art + Life. London: Phaidon