Collaborating with a political painter and a psychologist, a museum curator uses abstract expressionism to cure narcissism, a personality disorder associated with a profound lack of empathy.
Jean Smith is seeking a literary agent for “The Black Dot Museum of Political Art” (literary fiction, complete at 87,000 words).
Jean Smith is the singer in Mecca Normal, the highly acclaimed literary rock duo (thirteen CDs on Matador, Kill Rock Stars and K Records). The author of two published novels, Jean Smith is a two-time recipient of Canada Council for the Arts awards as a professional writer of creative fiction. She co-present a touring lecture called “How Art & Music Can Change the World”.
– Artist in residence (painting) at Fountainhead, Miami, February 2013.
– New Mecca Normal album recorded (48:00 minutes) produced by KRAMER, November 2012.
– Lyrics on the new Mecca Normal album are directly from two recently completed novels: “The Black Dot Museum of Political Art” and “Obliterating History – a guitar-making mystery, domination and submission in a small town garage“.
Mecca Normal – Odele’s Bath (live) from the novel “The Black Dot Museum of Political Art”
Mecca Normal – Wasn’t Said from the novel Obliterating History – a guitar-making mystery, domination and submission in a small town garage.