5 Fallacies About Creativity

Throughout my life, I have involved myself in creative projects; from t-shirt design to UX design, comic books to concept albums. Some of my earliest memories are of my brother and I painstakingly making stop-motion movies with action figures on our compact VHS camcorder. Why?

How nostalgia took over the world

From the reboot of Ghostbusters to Drake’s constant reminiscing, looking back is all the rage. Why is that, and what are the consequences?

Squeezing out arts for more ‘useful’ subjects will impoverish us all

In 2006, the 84-year-old Kurt Vonnegut wrote a letter to a class of schoolchildren who had asked him to visit. He was too ill to travel, but offered them instead the following lesson for life: “Practise any art, music, singing, dancing, acting, drawing, painting, sculpting, poetry, fiction, essays, reportage, not to get money and fame, but to experience becoming, to find out what’s inside you, to make your soul grow.”