I’m not so concerned with [art] being ‘creative’ or not. It’s a funny word. Maybe because I was brought up in a working class situation and with the people I admire the most, like my grandparents and my family, if you’d look at their passports, not one of them says ‘artist’. But all of them have been very brave and completely stood by what they are made of. Sometimes just to take care of a lamp shop is a very creative thing…or to feed eight children can be a very pro-life statement, with all its hindrances and everybody wanting to stop you. My grandfather would show me a fireplace that he had just made, and he was just as proud of it as when I’m playing a song. We are all creative.

Björk, when asked “why are you creative?” by interviewer Hermann Vaske (via walterwhitemediocrity)
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