Explorer at @feastongood. In a former life, at @Codecademy and @SmartDesign. Always sipping tea.
Karen’s CreativeMornings activity
Ugly is a naked truth. It is what you do not want to hear or see, but it's necessary. It creates controversy, challenges, and often time, raises questions. Ugly is an idea, an event, an emotion, among many other things. In my world, it's an inspiration.
I want to allow kids to understand that learning is happening all the time, not just in formal spaces.
Art just gets to be weird, provoking you, crazy or beautiful. We as creatives actually have to try to make something happen.
The thing that scares us is what we lean into.
It's unsafe to play it safe— and I've got a chart proving that!
At the end of the day it's not how many hours you work, it's your output.
It's not that creatives are insane - it's that we're passionate about weird shit, and you need to celebrate that weird shit that we care about.
Creativity is not a department. It's actually a culture.