Source: https://www.simplypsychology.org/cognitive-dissonance.html “Festinger’s (1957) cognitive dissonance theory suggests that we have an inner drive to hold all our attitudes and behavior in harmony and avoid disharmony (or dissonance). This is known as the principle of cognitive consistency. When there is an inconsistency between attitudes or behaviors (dissonance), something must change to eliminate the dissonance.” PracticallyContinue reading “Psych 101”
I bought a new microphone, a video light circle, getting jiggy with iMovie and I’ve been learning how to read with a little bit more emotion – sort of like singing. ! I think its getting a little bit better – thanks to a little bit to some friends….
A True Story written by Val Sivilli narration, crown, sash and all of the notions : Chris Mundy banner and music : Val Sivilli VIEW ALL OF THE CRANKIES from ARTYARD’s FABULOUS EVENING!
“Nevermind if you think an angry black man is scary … try dealing with an old white lady when her food order gets screwed up – now that’s scary.” Incorrectly recalled quote posted via Instagram, tagged to me, her mother, by my 25 year old daughter currently living and working in Philadelphia. When I getContinue reading “A Righteous Old White Lady”
Heejung Kim and Val Sivilli – RECENT WORKS: is on view at Raritan Valley Community College until March 16th 2018 at the RVCC ART GALLERY located in the COLLEGE CENTER HERE for Map of basement of the COLLEGE CENTER where the Art Gallery is located. HERE for link to Interactive Campus map. HERE for aContinue reading “Val Sivillli on view : 2/16 – 3/16 at RVCC Art Gallery !”
Heejung Kim & Val Sivilli: Recent Work February 16 – March 16 Artists’ Talk: Fri., February 16th; 5:00-6:00 p.m. Reception: Fri., February 16th; 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Destroying work via the flame can be incredibly cathartic. I have to admit, when I first considered destroying my work was a sour grapes kinda thing. Feeling all sorry for myself. So much Work.. so little interest… not thinking the work is valued in any way except for in my own head.. and I amContinue reading “Purge and Burn.”