In conversation with Laurence Fuller

In this episode of Fakewhale Live host Jesse Draxler chats with actor, poet, and visual artist Laurence Fuller.

The conversation starts off with how he approaches his work, especially his role as David Hockney and how he researched for the role, underlining the importance of emotional journaling and following one’s instincts when developing a deeper understanding of a character.

He goes on to discuss how beauty can be used to gain power in the works of poets and artists. But aspects of city life and the struggle between commercialism and artistic integrity are also discussed, centered around “the search for beauty” and how it has been prevalent in art throughout the 20th century.

After describing his background and experience in the blockchain industry, Laurence mentions a number of the challenges he has faced as a result of his involvement in it: while he may have been criticized some individuals in Hollywood, he remains committed to his biggest passion.

Lastly, Laurence discusses the role of social media in the art world and its potential as a tool of artistic expression, highlighting the importance of art and culture in society and their impact on communities. 

Jesse Draxler is an LA-based artist working in mixed media and digital formats to create deconstructed, distorted images.

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