December 2007

To create great work you need focus

Without a doubt, the best work is done by people who are dedicated to their work. The reason is pretty simple. It is hard to develop something amazing if you don’t care about it, when there’s no interest or passion.

If you talk to people who do great work, they will tell you that there is dedication based on the inner need to craft something wonderful. It isn’t money or external rewards that drive the best people ...

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Published: Dec. 21st, 2007. Categorized: Text. Tagged: Creativity, Focus, Productivity


The Creative Habit

... routine is as much a part of the creative process as the lightning bolt of inspiration, maybe more

From The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life by Twyla Tharp.

Published: Dec. 20th, 2007. Categorized: Text. Tagged: Book, Creativity


Artivists and Mobile Phones: The Transborder Immigrant Project

Ricardo Dominguez calls himself an "artivist." Half political activism and half art, Ricardo's projects blur the boundaries between the aesthetic and the political. "We always view our activism within the frame of art and the poetic," said Ricardo. Ricardo was part of a team that was recently awarded the Transnational Communities Award for a Transborder Immigrant Tool that uses GPS-enabled mobile phones to help immigrants crossing the border between Mexico and the United States.
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Published: Dec. 19th, 2007. Categorized: Interactive. Tagged: Art, GPS, Mobile




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