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ART Habens Tatawa (Wei Tan) Mourning the Loss of a Dream I reason why I started painting. After years of music education I felt suffocated by all the academic knowledge and craved to create like a child. This desire turned into a commitment to spontaneity and authenticity. At the very beginning Special Issue when I was still making small pieces on paper, I would make a different series each day, entirely based on my mood. It was incredibly liberating. However the more I painted, the more I saw the limitations of spontaneity. It is the same as music improvisation – you reach a 23 4 05