Tag Archives: Art

Not Art Nor Science

Science lets us see better: we can see ever deeper the inner workings of the brain, we can image and visualize, scan and probe. We are mapping the functional areas and the interrelationships between them and, as we do so, … Continue reading

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Painting The Thing

I took some time out last week, a chance to catch up on some reading, spend time with family, and even fit in some painting. Whilst wrestling with new paints I was reminded how painting is not about capturing the … Continue reading

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Creative Voices: Performance

Yesterday i wrote a reflective post about fragility and impermanence. Today, i want to explore a related idea: performance. These pieces relate to a ‘Creative Voices’ session that i ran at the Social Age Safari, which used performance poetry and … Continue reading

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Fragility and Impermanence

Nothing lasts forever, not monuments or mountains, not deserts nor seas, not stories or knowledge, not emperors or kings. Everything comes to pass, some things more rapidly than others. In an age of digital permanence, where our signatures are everlasting … Continue reading

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Can You Judge a Book By It’s Cover?

The last job for the new 2nd Edition of the Social Leadership Handbook: finish the cover. I’ve been literally tearing my hair out, trying to do the best job i can do. I’m entirely unsure why it’s harder than any … Continue reading

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Illustrations About ‘Community’ in Social Leadership

Continuing to #WorkOutLoud as i complete the final illustrations for the 2nd Edition of the Social Leadership Handbook: today, three core illustrations about ‘Community‘. These three images accompany the section where we consider where the communties are that we inhabit … Continue reading

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Brighton Rock: Reckless and Homeless

You can’t walk far in Brighton without finding graffiti: the sanctioned and sponsored art form type, decorating electrical boxes and shopfronts, the porto-art inhabiting alleyways and laid on hoardings, and the raw, visceral cries sprayed on garage doors, derelict rooftops … Continue reading

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