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I believe that artists can become the visionaries of culture and community. They help us interpret our world through their own unique lens of creativity and imagination.
ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA, July 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Top music artists from all over the world share their insights and experiences about the creative spirit and the powerful interconnectedness that exists between both artists and creativity in the new, free eBook, "LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists."
Author, Justin St. Vincent, has put together an exciting collection of exclusive interviews with more than 100 of the world's most visionary musicians, artists and authors to bring his new eBook, LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists. Interviewing those artists from a diverse background of different cultures, faiths and artistic genres, LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists offers a unique insight into their personal experiences while collectively, the interviews reveal a shared passion for art and creativity and its ability to influence and transform individuals and the wider world.
"I believe that artists can become the visionaries of culture and community. They help us interpret our world through their own unique lens of creativity and imagination," said Justin. "Artists write the poems, carve the statues, paint the pictures and sing the songs that define us and can reflect the essential heart of humanity."
Justin St. Vincent interviewed a diverse range of leading artists, including Megadeth bass guitarist, David Ellefson, world renowned DJ, Moby and U.K. chart topping band, Rudimental. Exploring the transforming power of the creative spirit and the powerful intersections that exist between creativity and the concepts of love and forgiveness, LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists delves into these artists personal life experiences, opening the reader to each individual's life concepts and how their personal creativity has influenced, directed, and transformed their lives and the lives of those around them.
In a clever way, Justin St. Vincent asked each contributing artist three simple questions: How can art/music transform our capacity to love and forgive? What positive values does art/music communicate to the world? How has your own creative life impacted or transformed your values? From the responses, each interview is grouped into five chapters: Artistry, Love and Forgiveness, Compassion and Healing, Transformation and Unity. Justin's primary goal for his latest book is to create something that inspires and offers true insight into the relationship between artistry and creativity, seeking to ground its readers in the values, practices and beliefs of creativity, love, forgiveness, spirituality and much more.
LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists is available as a free downloadable eBook as well as being offered for sale as a paperback print version from Amazon. Having received 5-star ratings, the book is receiving rave reviews. "This is an amazing, mind-expanding book featuring artists from many spectrums of creativity. I am struck by the "harmonized diversity" of the many contributors as they share their experiences of how love and forgiveness has changed their lives and world-view which they then express through their art," said one reviewer. "Positively life-changing," said another. "This book opens a door into the hearts of the artists" said another Amazon reviewer.
As Director and Founder of Xtreme Music, Justin St. Vincent lives in Auckland, New Zealand with his wife Sara-Maria. He earned his degree in American Business Studies with Honors at the University of Wales, Swansea and the University of New Brunswick, Canada. An accomplished author, Justin has served on the Fetzer Institute's Advisory Council for the Arts and is a current member of the New Zealand Society of Authors, a member of the New Zealand Christian Writers Guild, and associate member of the Australasian Religious Press Association.
Over 100 top artists, from authors to composers, singers to musicians, share their personal experiences about their field of work and how it impacted on them and those around them. "[Music] soothed something inside of me in a way nothing else could," said musician David Ellefson. Composer Shambhu shared, "It occurred to me that music can be a platform for the expression of love." Speech, a poet and co-founder of Arrested Development said, "Art stands in the front of history as a guide towards equality, unity, truth and a higher purpose."
In addition to LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists, Justin St. Vincent has also written a three-part trilogy titled "The Spiritual Significance of Music." From 2006 to 2012, Justin interviewed over 1,000 musicians and writers to discover, explore and share what they believe to be the spiritual significance of music. Also available for sale on Amazon, "The Spiritual Significance to Music" trilogy which has continued to receive rave reviews.
For further information about the free eBook download LOVE LIVE FORGIVE: Insights from Artists, please contact Justin St. Vincent at email@example.com or visit www.LoveLiveForgive.org.
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