Sunday 1 May 2011

"I do react to things."

Sometimes, she admits, it was overwhelming, all that death. "I think as a creative artist it's crucial to be open – to feel. You can't do it with a closed heart. You almost have to hand over your soul to that action. And so there can be times when you can feel too full of the piece that you're making. It's almost like being a sponge and you just have to absorb everything in order to have all of the goods to make something out of that. 
The Guardian: PJ Harvey: 'I feel things deeply. I get angry, I shout at the TV, I feel sick', April 24, 2011

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