What It Actually Means to Be Creative

"The ancient Greeks were so mystified by creativity that they attributed it to a series of goddesses: the muses. Calliope inspired poetry, while Melpomene and Thalia were responsible for tragedy and comedy." An article from Artsy.net Read More...

Moving Space Manifesto

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This idea grew out of stuff I read about arts manifestos. Some people love them, some hate them. Moving Space Manifesto gives a snapshot of how outoors as / art / as research works. As my understanding changes, my manifesto will change.

The Evolutionary Uses of Imagination

Why are we so imaginative? What possible use is there in passing through the looking-glass with Alice or supposing that the moon is inhabited by creatures with aerials growing out of their heads? These are some of the wilder flights of our imagination and not shared by everyone. Read More...

The One Thing You Should Do to Amp Up Your Creativity

The trope of the isolated artist is all around us. From Anthony Burgess’ writing retreat in the English countryside to Dali’s hideaway in the north of Spain and more recently, the mansionof DJ and producer Deadmau5 near Toronto, artists have been seeking to get away from it all for centuries. And in many cases, solitude is an effective …

Even a small amount of creativity can help you cope with modern life, reveals new research by BBC Arts and UCL

Good news for those juggling time-pressures in today’s busy, modern life. According to ground breaking research commissioned by BBC Arts, even the briefest time spent on a creative pastime such as painting, pottery or playing the piano, has an impact on our wellbeing and emotions. In the largest study of its kind, with almost 50,000 …