My approach to this year-long commitment has been that regardless of how I feel or whether I have an idea or not, every-day I show up and create something. I keep an open mind and heart, try to keep judgement at bay and commit to making. A favourite quote from Picasso that motivates me is “when inspiration arrives, I want it to find me working”. I’ve seen this happen regularly when I show up and begin to make.
My other creative philosophy is that of the bricoleur and bricolage which is to construct and create with whatever materials are available and make do with what is at hand. I find this concept very liberating and akin to creative problem-solving.
So far this major project has provided me with a body of work that I can draw on when working with clients, for instance I have used them as facilitation and coaching cards, to start conversations and generate ideas, and in various interactive online presentations and courses. People are asking if I will have an exhibition. Watch this space I’ll keep you posted.
In the meantime if you’re curious to find out more send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org or call me 0406 007 753. I’d love to have that creative conversation with you. If would like to keep up with daily posts find me on Instagram @maverickminds1