Entry from a 1996 notebook recording a conversation with Craig Squires.
Risks of Improvisation
know people well danger of falling into old habits
when you don’t know the people well you can’t “hear” because you don’t know their vocabulary
for people you know well touch those buttons you “can’t” touch
Aleatory aspects more present with people you don’t know well
but with people you know the aleatory is mapped onto the emergence of novelty in the relationship
control of adequate redundancy in communication situations
with performance with people you know the third. is there, a sensing of other participants sensing …
— without risk improv doesn’t work.
the punctuation is odd and so is the spacing – familiar and yet disjunctive
And so for day 542