While psychological pain can cause all manner of suffering, it can also be an important driver of human creativity. Distress can be functional; we are often moved to create because we need to feel better, to improve the quality of our lives and the lives of people around us.
“When you look in your mind you find it covered with a lot of rubbishy thoughts. You have to penetrate these and hear what your mind is telling you to do. Such work is original work.” -Agnes Martin Seymour suggests: Agnes Martin- With My Back to the World
10 things to do outside this Summer Click on underlined links for further information. 1. Be like Guy Debord and take yourself on a dérive. We think you’ll enjoy exploring psychogeography:”a whole toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities; just about anything that takes pedestrians off their predictable paths and jolts […]
A few books we’re looking forward to reading this Summer. We thought that perhaps they might interest you as well. Click on underlined titles for additional information. The Age of Insight: The Quest to Understand the Unconscious in Art, Mind, and Brain, from Vienna 1900 to the Present by Eric Kandel […]