Tag: creativity

Where do new ideas come from? And how do they emerge?

I found I was working in another space. The mind wasn’t judging, but rather wondering. (Research Participant 6). Since completing my doctorate in 2018, I have been developing a practice-based program promoting a new approach to creativity and cognition. Rather than writing academic papers, I’ve been giving lectures and workshops

Art as Research

“I never made a painting as a work of art, it’s all research” (Pablo Picasso) Here is a short, very academic reflection upon art as a research process. It’s from my doctoral thesis, with a few adaptions. Making art is not so much a form of self-expression as a process

The Blank Page

The blank page is an endangered place. It’s like the silent room, the empty space, the quiet moment. Look around your desk – is there one piece of paper that hasn’t got some important note, or scribble, even if just doodle, on it? Look at your digital desktop – even worse? Even

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