Imagination, Observation, Dedication – What These Artists Teach Us About The Journey Of Creativity

Indian website YourStory celebrates entrepreneurs and change-makers. Its PhotoSparks feature showcases artwork championing the spirit of innovation and creativity. We’ve picked this example because the art has a very niche subject. Through this, and the artist’s dedication to being driven by passion, we see the importance of not following rules or trends when it comes…

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Public Art That Turns Cities Into Playgrounds Of The Imagination

Helen Marriage‘s mission is to create real experiences; moments that are actually memorable. Through her company, Artichoke, her public art projects use imagination to access spaces and forever change how we feel about them. In this TED talk, she shares her ideas on convincing people to value shared artistic experiences. Transform the physical world using…

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DIY Imaginings

Here’s an interesting initiative from the US Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC). We love ‘imaginings’ – a combination of community, culture and creative thinking. It’s a really refreshing take on public consultation and grassroots activism, all with a future focus. They’ve even produced a free guide to creating your own arts-based community dialogue. What…

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Stage Of Reason: How Theatre Is Being Used To Engage People In Science

STEAM in action with a fantastic article from The Stage. James Doeser takes us through the explosion of collaborations between science and theatre. An element of daily life, like medicine, seems removed from ourselves and our understanding, despite us interacting with it constantly. We love how the article recognises the importance of finding ways to communicate…

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This Photographer Has ‘Misplaced’ 11 Of New York’s Most Iconic Buildings

How much of a building’s identity lives in its space? Does our perception of them depend on their surroundings? Photographer Anton Repponen is experimenting with seeing iconic buildings from radical points of view with his Misplaced Series. Here, he talks to Kate Lough at Evening Standard about unleashing the life of a building in your imagination. The…

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