Sunday, October 6, 2013

Dailey rituals

Creating a solo show is difficult work. Sometimes it happens quickly, sometimes a piece is developed over years. Either way, just as most creative individuals in other media figure out, a certain series of working methods must be developed to really, consistently do one's best work. With this in mind, I stumbled upon this great article in The Guardian by Oliver Burkeman...

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds 

For instance, Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but, this article maintains, six key rules emerge.

Worth a look. Read it HERE.

Related articles... HERE and HERE

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