"I don't go looking for joy. I don't look for melancholy. I don't have a program. I'm not on an archeological expedition".
"My empiricism, the emphasis on here and now, on what can be made, on what can exist, is perfectly strong and delicate. But then on the other hand everything is and exists in uncertainty." Donald Judd, 4 March 1990 Las Casas
Stacked rocks, more commonly known as Cairns, placed along the trail signify that you are on the right track. It is a marker guiding you to the correct path or trail in cases where navigation becomes difficult and the trail may be easily lost.
Are you born creative or can it be taught? Creativity can’t be taught— It doesn’t need to be.
We are all born creative. Our school system strips out individuality & rewards memorization and conformity.
Design education helps “survivors” to rediscover our true creative self.
The Big Oyster: History on the Half Shell, Mark Kurlansky
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood, Paul Greenberg
South and West, Joan Didion
A Blue Fire, James Hillman
Pulphead Essays, John Sullivan
On The Road, Jack Kerouac
Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga, Hunter S. Thompson
You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Society of the Spectacle, Guy Debord
Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, Georges Perec
The Gift: Creativity and the Artist in the Modern World, Lewis Hyde
The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter, David Sax
Tools for Grassroots Activists, Nora Gallagher
Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living, Pema Chodron
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick
The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood, James Gleick