Not knowing

2022-11-13T11:03:09+02:00November 13th, 2022|

We like to have a certain control over our lives. That’s why we plan, make to do lists, create projects. Everything in our society is set to reduce uncertainty. The pandemic brought a certain shift in that. We realised that control is really very flimsy and that we have no grip at all on anything. Slowing down, waiting, not knowing, postponing, patience. These don’t sit well in our busy and fast paced lives. But worrying, pushing and pulling and controlling do not prevent chaos and disaster. Ev [...]

The opposite of order is not chaos. Maybe it is freedom.

2022-06-30T10:14:54+02:00July 2nd, 2022|

The opposite of order is not chaos. Maybe it is freedom. From the book The Dance Tree By @kiran_mh I've always been intrigued by opposites. It's quite a creative exercise to come up with the opposite of things. As an artist you learn the opposite of colors on the color wheel. As a human you are told the opposites of good and bad in people, emotions, actions. But are opposites really always obvious? Like what's the opposite of wood? Or rain? Or, like in the quote, of order? When I read the quote [...]

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