My transition from “actor” to “writer” turned out to be harder than I thought. I was in my second year at Oberlin and had begun to drift away from the theatre community that had been so much of my self-definition.
[superquote] "Today the arts exist in isolation, from which they can be rescued only through the conscious, cooperative effort of all craftsmen." - Walter Gropius, 1919, Bauhaus Manifesto and Program "All the interviewing of former students and faculty are but shallow reminders,
[articlequote]A LEARNING ORGANIZATION THAT IS WORKING TO CRACK THE CODE OF EDUCATION FOR OUR TIMES.[/articlequote] Last spring, as part of our ongoing Awesome Creator profile series, we introduced you to a human so aptly suited to that title: Matthew Abrams -- educator,
[line] I’d lived in the Faroe Islands for several years before meeting Steinbjørn B. Jacobsen. It was the summer of 2008, and we were introduced at an exhibition’s opening reception in Stephansson’s House. Steinbjørn gave my hand an extra firm shake
There is nothing more at the heart of The Operating System than a deep belief in the transformative power of creative practice -- of storytelling and narrative practice, in particular. In light of that, nothing could give me more pleasure
In today's special edition of the AWESOME CREATORS series, editor Lynne DeSilva-Johnson joins in conversation with Juan Carlos Piñeiro Escoriaza, director of "KNOW HOW" - the first ever feature film written and acted by foster care youth. Check out the
AWESOME CREATOR(S): Sometimes a Doubled Mind (Makes An Astral Temple For A Donkey Goddess): Eliza Swann in conversation with Laura Zuspan
[box] Editor's Note: I am excited to reenter the next phase of our wonderful Awesome Creators series, began on Exit Strata in 2012, with this expansive, exploratory conversation between Eliza Swann and Laura Zuspan, penned for us by Swann - who
As introduced by AWESOME CREATOR, Mycelium School Founder Matthew Abrams in this recent profile, the TALK PURPOSE series is a a Google supported conversation made possible with the partnership of SoCap & The HUB Ventures, in which Mycelium invites diverse stakeholders in age, race, status &
[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