Four Things that Hinder Your Art – DP Mavia

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Art is thinking and production. Art is theory and practice. Sometimes there are seasons of production of art, where we get stuck to produce or even to conceptualize art. I have...

Value as a Support System for Discipline in Art and Creativity – DP Mavia

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I the other day I wrote a short article titled Discipline as A support System for Art and Creativity. A full reading can be found when you click on the link. In the article I...

Two Hours a Writer – DP Mavia

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I have been glaring at the white space and tapping my keyboard without writing a word for the last two months. I had this incredible idea that this year my writing would be hard...

How to Find Your Art – DP Mavia

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I had just finished teaching a fifteen-week class that centered largely on artistic process. Every Monday morning we gathered to learn or unlearn something. From fashion...

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Tengeneza in Swahili language means to Make or to Create. Making in the deep sense of the word is securely founded on the idea of narrative. Every one who makes has a story....

Beauty and Meaning in Creative Work – DP Mavia

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The work of visionaries and the work of innovators is beautiful stuff. Not even going into individuals like Cezanne, Monet, Van Gogh, Gauguin, and Picasso innovators in modern...