Visual Spacial Creativity

In my previous blog about Creativity I came to the conclusion that ‘me in my studio’, my mini “Institute for Curiosity” should: change all the time: size, dimensions, values, colors, sounds… limit until the absurd, then invite chaos. create problems. provide problem-inventors. make things more complicated. help asking Why? from the beginning. offer a search for unthinkable… Continue reading Visual Spacial Creativity

Teddy is Music

Let me tell you a little about my previous profession, I promise, this is going to be fascinating:  Before I was blessed with this strange talent, I was a teddy-bear-doctor with a teddy-bear-hotel, where your ‘Teddy’ could go for wellness and treatment. Costumers would send their Teddy on a holiday by mail and I would… Continue reading Teddy is Music

The Necklace as a new beginning

“The New Beginning” is a composition by S. Melillo, that made me think “full circle” with the ‘necklace’-idea!! Look at the necklace picture. It’s not a mistake nor a problem: this is the FORM of a new beginning.  Remember Stephen telling me never to use the word “problem”, but “challenge” instead? He was right: Problems… Continue reading The Necklace as a new beginning

Thinking Tool: Q&A in a FORM-poem

When I have to think about structural, philosophical, emotional or spiritual dimensions of Music, or have to find my path through new territory. I formulate questions, words, ideas, answers and put the into a FORM. FORM helps form-ulate all thoughts, helps stripping it down to a minimum of words, structures ideas, connects and repeats. It’s… Continue reading Thinking Tool: Q&A in a FORM-poem

Werken in Wezep

Vanwege werkzaamheden voor ons huis, hebben we de afgelopen weken gewoond en gewerkt op de B&B van boerderij “Op Vollenhof” te Wezep. Een inspirerende omgeving met dieren, tuin, wijnstokken, zonnepanelen, geiten, kippen, paarden. Achterin het veld een imker met originele rieten korven. Boven de bomen allerhand roofvogels en een kerkuil op het terrein. Terwijl iedereen… Continue reading Werken in Wezep