The Artist-Audience Dilemma

As an artist of any kind, you are very likely to at least eventually face some sort of artist-audience dilemma. It starts with the question of “Who do you create for?” Some people would readily answer with “Myself,” others would readily answer with “For other people.” And the people whose initial answer is the former… Continue reading The Artist-Audience Dilemma


“Stop talking.” “What?” “I said stop talking.” “Excuse me?” “Gyae kasa! Anaa Twi nso wo nte ase?” “I understand, but…why should I stop talking?” “Because, quite obviously, nobody cares.” They were sitting in the lavishly furnished living room of one Kwasi-Mensah’s good friends, Victor, enjoying a drink or two each, as well as some light… Continue reading Upstaged