Neil Gaiman at The University of the Arts Commencement 2012
Neil Gaiman - author and graphic novelist
“The rules on what is possible and impossible in the arts were made by people who had not tested the bounds of the possible by going beyond them. And you can. If you don’t know it’s impossible it’s easier to do. And because nobody’s done it before, they haven’t made up rules to stop anyone doing that particular thing again.“I tended to do anything as long as it felt like an adventure, and to stop when it felt like work, which meant that life did not feel like work.
“Make good art.
Talk given at The University of the Arts - Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pa. on May 17, 2012.
Link to text of speech at uarts.edu