Cuban artists, writers and performers have met with government officials for weeks trying to get changes in a law they say amounts to censorship. Despite their displeasure, Decree Law 349 went into effect Friday.
— Read on www.miamiherald.com/latest-news/article222724555.html
This 4,000-Year-Old Pot Spent Years as a Toothbrush Holder – Atlas Obscura
— Read on www.atlasobscura.com/articles/ancient-artwork-used-as-toothbrush-holder
Hard to imagine
Is there much hope for artists who didn’t get a Gagosian Gallery showing early in their careers?
— Read on www.takimag.com/article/state-of-the-art/
A Visual Appreciation of Hong Kong’s Bamboo Scaffolding – Atlas Obscura
— Read on www.atlasobscura.com/articles/cocoons-hong-kong-bamboo-scaffolding
Do you get distracted easily? Do you find that you have a hard time focusing your attention on something you aren’t interested in? Ever get the feeling that your brain is like a bird flitting from branch to branch and never staying in the same place long enough to build a nest? You might have some form of ADHD. The good news? It could make you more creative than somebody without it.
— Read on curiosity.com/topics/adhd-could-make-you-more-creative-curiosity
Thinking of it as an advantage instead of a disorder.
Photography in the Field: Ecuadorian Amazon – Atlas Obscura
— Read on www.atlasobscura.com/unusual-trips/ecuador-photo-oct-2019
The beauty in nature
Last week a student asked me, “What is creativity?” I was unsure how to respond. I did not know what it was any more than he. My ignorance on this subject nevertheless inspired me to seek understanding, perhaps even a definition, and then to proffer brief, explanatory remarks… (essay by Allen Mendenhall)
— Read on theimaginativeconservative.org/2018/11/creativity-allen-mendenhall.html
Those in the teaching profession who have the humility to admit they don’t know the answer, have my upmost respect.