Is it ok to create art without a concept?
When I’m looking at submission guidelines there is often a large box to describe the concept behind the images. The big ‘why’ that propelled you to create your project. Often artists and photographers have a poignant message or story behind their images: A representation or insight into a cause.
My Surreal Furniture project didn’t start with a concept. Rather a desire to animate inanimate objects.
Maybe there is a story behind these images. A story that writes itself with each image. Each image bringing a new character to the story. I have no real plan, only others characters I want to create. ‘What if’ is something I hear myself saying a lot.
So I guess what I’m asking is can concept and story be created through art rather than be represented by it?