Flint and stone

“I get the same charge from the juxtaposition of colors as I do from the juxtaposition of chords.”Joni Mitchell
“The creative is always an act of recombination…as making a spark requires two things struck together.” Jane Hirschfield
“…two separate shots … [spliced] together resembles not so much a simple sum of one shot plus another shot as it does a creation.” Sergei Eisenstein
“What we’re trying to do is find two or more shots the juxtaposition of which will give us the idea.” David Mamet
Songwriter, poet, film director, playwright: What they mutually recognise is the creativity inherent in combining disparate elements in novel ways, and the powerful impact this can have on an audience.

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