Unexpected benefits of bringing chaos into the creative process.
Robin Coops used to be neat. So neat, in fact, that the multidisciplinary artist and director was regularly tidying other people – and himself – into boxes. Until he decided to relinquish perfection and embrace the error in his ways (and work) instead. Taking inspiration from jazz music’s improvisation structure, he advocates that a more impromptu approach can make our creative work better. His talk provides advice on dealing with chaos, jazzing your own systems, and learning to breathe.