In part three, the final part, in our bricolage series we take the topic beyond the dominant notion of re-using available experiences and material to create original and new solutions together with David Kayrouz of Creative Pathways, a consultancy based in New Zealand. David is a passionate practitioner of bricolage as creative discipline but he takes it a step further: “the ‘resurrection’ of the existing is an integral part of the process, but personally I believe and see an important future lies in the use of bricolage through the amorphous possibilities available for a preferred connecting with the bricoleur’s senses through their free choice of media.
Gerald Hüther is a neurobiologist and author. He studied biology in Leipzig and also received his doctorate there. In 1988, he qualified as a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Göttingen and received the teaching license of Neurobiology. Professor Hüther has published a variety of books, most recently “Etwas mehr Hirn, bitte” (“A little more brainpower, please”), where he sums up his experience and insights into the topics of purpose, individual constructiveness and the love of joint creativity.
Recently I had a class reunion meeting in Hungary with my high school friends. There are about 20 of us having the urge to see each other on a regular basis, so we meet once in a while, but at least once a year even though we live in different parts of the world, have families, are busy with our jobs … I was trying to understand why this is so important to us and I came to the conclusion that we still seem to have very similar core values and motivations like respecting others in their nature as humans, accepting them as they are, helping those in need, giving our best at what we do and trying to create a better world around us.