In new book Under the Influence: Putting Peer Pressure to Work, Robert H. Frank makes the case that, given how powerful behavior is as a contagion, it is prudent to put this to good use.
Creation may be the most perfect collaboration of the internal and external: it is where ideation meets materialization. It makes sense then, that to better understand the process of creation, it behooves us to better understand the mind. In her new book, Creative States of Mind: Psychoanalysis and the Artist’s...
In the new book How Art Works, Ellen Winner walks us through the foundations of how we think about art, touching on questions, research, and theory.
From now until 5 January 2020 at the Tate Modern: a mid-career survey of the works of Olafur Eliasson: life-size encounters that engage and confound the senses to trigger what can only be called “experiences.”
In her new book Well-Being as Value Fulfillment, Valerie Tiberius tries to address the question from the a life well-lived perspective of others; that is, how we can help others in a meaningful way beyond dispensing advice, wringing our hands at their dilemmas, or walking away in frustration when—according to us—they just won’t help themselves.
In Becoming Creative, Juniper Hill speaks to musicians in Los Angeles, Cape Town and Helsinki about their personal histories, experiences, and viewpoints to trace patterns of creation.
In Team Human, Douglas Rushkoff unleashes a manifesto equal parts fiery criticism and humanist faith to remake society before our systems remake—or break—us.
In the photobook Somnyama Ngonyama, South African visual activist Zanele Muholi creates an identity, performs an identity, dismantles an identity, confronts with identity.
In his new book The AI Delusion, Gary Smith argues that we need to disabuse ourselves of the blind faith we put in Artificial Intelligence: machines are not, and cannot be, more “intelligent” than we are.
In a recent article on aspirational living for the New York Times, How Goop’s Haters Made Gwyneth Paltrow’s Company Worth $250 Million, Taffy Brodesser-Akner writes: “I thought about the word ‘aspiration,’ how to aspire seems so noble, but how aspiration is always infused with a kind of suffering, and I...