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“Whence did the wond’rous mystic art arise, Of painting SPEECH, and speaking to the eyes? That we by tracing magic lines are taught, How to embody, and to colour THOUGHT?" ― Marshall McLuhan, The Medium Is The M(e/a)ssage ----- GREETINGS COMRADES! If you’ve been receiving our emails
[This is part 6 in our ongoing Fuck the Muse mini-series, click the link for previous entries if you wish to start at the very beginning (a very good place to start)] It’s always useful to remember where you are in the overall creative process.
Now that you have a seed worth exploring, you are ready for step 2 of the creative process. The goal of this phase is explosive growth, following your curiosity out from the seed in every direction. You’ve heard of the shitty first draft? It’s
Ripe For Pleasure on Mysterious Mountain - TRAILER from Eliza Swann on Vimeo. In the 1960's, Brion Gysin and William Burroughs developed a method which allowed them to free themselves, together, from the strictures of either of their minds, alone. 'The
"What's the driving force behind this project?" You can't start working until you know what you are working towards. That doesn't mean knowing all the answers, it means knowing the questions that will guide you. I refer to those guiding questions as
Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo. "Creativity isn't magic. It happens by applying ordinary tools of thought to existing materials." — Kirby Ferguson It seems I can't dive straight into the five steps of creative process — my
We recently introduced you to polymathwunderkind Eric Meyer via his TECH/WORD Beautiful, Surprising Culture Battle profile. As this partnership came to fruition, it became a possibility for us to offer Meyer's DIY Creativity-Sparking workshop, FUCK THE MUSE, the first iteration of which
The haiku form stands in a precarious place in the contemporary world. Our collective mindset has adapted appreciation of shorter and shorter gratification cycles, which should benefit the haiku. However, the powerful rise of short form media (yes, twitter) has