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Alexander Inchbald

Extreme artist and creativity mentor, The (artist) inside

Path To Free Creativity

PRESENTED ON MAR 14, 2019
IN GENÈVE @ VOL 8

When Alexander was 16, his dad told him that he would never make money as a professional artist. This was both the worst and best moment in his life: the worst, because he descended into depression for close on ten years; the best, because if he hadn’t gone that low, he wouldn’t know how to get this high and help others free their creativity.

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The Path of Creativity

BY MANDY METRANO
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2015

Mandy Metrano is a certified art teacher and is the new teacher at the Monhegan School. She has started a new arts program for the Monhegan School called the Monhegan School Youth Arts Initiative, bringing professional artists in a variety of disciplines to the Monhegan School throughout the school year. Her presentation takes on her journey from student to traevling musician to her present roll at the Monhegan School.

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Locate Arts

BY BRIAN JOBE
@ VOL 21 ON AUG 11, 2016

A look at locating contemporary art in Tennessee

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Creativity and Play as Medicine

BY ANNA ATKINSON
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Transpersonal Arts Counsellor Anna Atkinson’s practice incorporates art, movement, creative writing, voice and body work. She explores the potential of creativity to impact on health and wellbeing. Anna gives the audience an insight into the true happiness the freedom that art can give to those who are willing to embrace it. 

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Oil painting

BY DI WU
@ VOL 35 ON MAR 22, 2018

What is the importance of having a hobby, especially in modern life? For Di Wu the practice of oil painting allowed him to observe interesting phenomena and reinvent himself.

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The Necessity of Creativity

BY HILARY JEAN TAPPER
@ VOL 38 ON NOV 08, 2018

Hilary Jean Tapper is an illustrator and dollmaker, and currently undertaking a formal study of the therapeutic nature of art and creativity. Throughout her youth, she received numerous awards for her films on mindfulness and self-discovery, which led to further opportunities of leadership and presenting to youth nationally and globally. At 19 she was brought to India for filming her first documentary on women and devotional yoga, and she presented the film on tour of the USA and Europe. She undertook her Bachelor in Hindu Theology, which is where she found her passion for the transformation of the self through the arts. In this Pechakucha, Hilary shares her story of losing and rediscovering her creativity, and her journey towards a deeper understanding of how powerful, necessary and available creativity is for all of us.

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An Experiment in Creativity

BY DAGMAR STANSOVA
@ VOL 20 ON SEP 14, 2018

As a screenwriter, poet and script doctor Dagmar Stansova wanted to improve her writing, to free up her mind and she thought a great way to do that would be to do something about which she has no preconceived notions or training. Dagmar chose painting. She will share twenty paintings and one of the poems that came out of her Experiment In Creativity. Her hope is to inspire others to do something they’ve never done before. The poem is called “Laundry Day” in memory of her father.

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Inspiring Courage Through Creativity

BY RACHEL ZINK
@ VOL 14 ON MAR 03, 2017

As Executive Director of Asheville-based nonprofit Arts For Life, Rachel Zink sees every day the transformative and healing power of the arts, when put into the hands and hearts of pediatric patients and their families.

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The future of Artificial intelligence and its impact on creativity

BY THOMAS MAZEJIAN
@ VOL 30 ON APR 05, 2019

Thomas Mazejian discusses the future of Artificial intelligence and its impact on creativity.

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Every Day Creativity

BY LUCY JEFFERIES
@ VOL 33 ON JUN 26, 2019

Lucy Jefferies shares about encouraging everyday creativity.