Art has the power to do things that nothing else does. It’s personal, intimate, thought provoking, has the ability to express every emotion on the spectrum in vivid technicolor, it’s unique, it’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. It’s magical. The way it works in each individual’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…]