Where does genius reside? Is it learned, or innate? Or does it come from some external force? Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love” explores in a TED conference the idea that genius is outside the individual. Therefore, rather than seek inspiration internally, the artist should try calling his or her muse. This ancient idea … Continue reading Where do ideas come from?
I have the answer to where my genius comes from. This week, I have been taking part in a clowning workshop run by Peta Lily. Our exercises often mean we have to make the audience laugh, and be funny. Lately I was intrigued by Elizabeth Gilbert‘s theory that genius is not internal, but external, and … Continue reading Genius is outside the self