Stephen Nachmanovitch

“People have to know something about the experience of another person” – Interview with Improvisation Violinist, Educator and Author and Stephen Nachmanovitch

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Introduction

Stephen Nachmanovitch is a musician, author, computer artist, and educator. He is an improvisational violinist, and writes and teaches about improvisation, creativity, and systems approaches in many fields of activity. Born in 1950, he graduated in 1971 from Harvard and in 1975 from the University of California, where he earned a Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness for an exploration of William Blake. His mentor was the anthropologist and philosopher Gregory Bateson.

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Julian Schwokowsky Glow in the dark

It’s about an inner certainty. Interview with painter Julian Schwokowsky

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Based in Berlin Julian Schwokowsky is an artist who pays special attention to his gut feeling. This approach takes place directly from the beginning of his working process but also throughout: “It’s possible that you have five or six ideas at the same time and they might be likewise great from a rational or functional point of view. But then you will decide just for one of them. It’s about an inner certainty.”

Please read the full interview here.

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