Rob Austin

An Artist Lives in the World Like Everyone Else – Interview with Rob Austin

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Robert D. Austin is an innovation and technology management researcher and professor of Innovation and Information Technology at Ivey Business School in Canada. Together with dramaturg and emeritus professor of theatre Lee Devin he examines business innovation through the lens of art practice. Their two books Artful Making and The Soul of Design explore the striking structural similarities between theatre artistry and production and today’s business projects.

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Ludger Brümmer

„The Moment of Surprise Always Adheres to Creativity. You Get Surprised by Yourself.” Interview with Composer Ludger Bruemmer

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Composer Ludger Bruemmer was one of the first of his generation who turned towards digitally produced acoustic-electronic music. He is one of the pioneers of a music genre that is beyond growth and several transformations. Did he know that already when he started? “Artists are always associated with the present. The reception is in the past. This means that art, or what we understand as art, is always art of yesteryear.

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Joern Grothkopp

The Annexation of Future and Time – Interview with Painter Joern Grothkopp

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Painter Joern Grothkopp already decided to become an artist when he was quite young. Likewise small decisions that he has to take while painting a picture, this important step for him was about an inner certainty: “If you’re not aware of the result before and finally you get surprised by yourself – this is annexation of future and time. It gives you self-confidence as well as self-coordination within this huge context where you don’t know where you’re standing.

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Dr. Arthur Durham Microphotograph of Traverse Section of Wood

Making mistakes is a concept that does not exist in the arts: Professor Michael Brater on taking detours and the love of experimentation

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English Translation by Hendrik Achenbach
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In an interview with Age of Artists, education research expert Michael Brater explains how mistakes cannot exist in the area of arts. He has recognized what artists share as a fundamental attitude: “It does not matter if something happens that I did not intend. The question is how I can deal with it. It is only going to be an error if I cannot handle it.” The most interesting thing is experimental “playing”, says Brater.

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Hye Young Kim Zurich

I consider it as my job to create something new: Korean painter Hye Young Kim about her artistic mission

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Since she was a child, Hye Young Kim liked to be a painter. With her passion for painting she is an exception in her family but nevertheless she was supported by her parents: “This encouragement was very important for me when I was young and it still is in these days.”

However, it’s not only praise that influences her, but also rational critique: “Of course you have to know about the difference between critique and a simple decline.

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