Art has the power to do things that nothing else does. Itâ€™s personal, intimate, thought provoking, has the ability to express every emotion on the spectrum in vivid technicolor, itâ€™s unique, itâ€™s make you make of it…the word that truly describes all that art encompasses in a life is the word transformative. Art is transformative. Itâ€™s magical. The way it works in each individualâ€™s life is special and the story of transformation is never the same.
One art form that is brilliant at showing how art is used as a transformative medium is film. Film is able to present a story as if it were real life. It includes all of the senses and draws you into take you on a journey. For the sake of example, here are movies where art was brilliantly used as a transformative medium in the lives of the characters involved: [Read more…]