Wonder, beyond curiosity: Vlad Glăveanu interviewed by Gil Dekel

Wonder, beyond curiosity: Vlad Glăveanu interviewed by Gil Dekel

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration INTERVIEW Wonder, beyond curiosity: Vlad Glăveanu interviewed by Gil Dekel Vlad Glăveanu and Gil Dekel [Authors info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Gil Dekel: What is ‘creativity’?… Vlad Glăveanu: Creativity is an...
The hidden realms within: Gary Lachman interviewed by Gil Dekel

The hidden realms within: Gary Lachman interviewed by Gil Dekel

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration INTERVIEW The hidden realms within: Gary Lachman interviewed by Gil Dekel Gary Lachman and Gil Dekel [Authors info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Gil Dekel: What are ‘esoteric traditions’? Gary Lachman: Each of the...
Weathering the storm: inspiration, doubts, and beauty

Weathering the storm: inspiration, doubts, and beauty

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration PERSPECTIVE Weathering the storm: inspiration, doubts, and beauty Trinity Johnson [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Creativity. Where do artists find their creativity, their muse and inspiration?  Well,...
Visualizing inspiration: the creative process of an illustrator

Visualizing inspiration: the creative process of an illustrator

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration PERSPECTIVE Visualizing inspiration: the creative process of an illustrator Matt Manley [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Creating art is a method to explore human experiences. For me, art mainly operates...
Non-traditional energy sources: research and creative thinking

Non-traditional energy sources: research and creative thinking

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration EXPERT VOICES Non-traditional energy sources: research and creative thinking Colleen Josephson [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. EDITOR’S NOTE: Colleen’s study into soil batteries represents not just a...
Vision and Ekphrasis

Vision and Ekphrasis

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration RESEARCH Vision and Ekphrasis Mary Attwood [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. How we attend to and respond to works of art transforms not only what we see in the image before us, but what we might glimpse...
Conceptual Metaphor

Conceptual Metaphor

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration RESEARCH Conceptual Metaphor Marina Mandušić [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Conceptual metaphor theory suggests that our understanding of concepts is often shaped by metaphors, where we use terms from one...
The art of hand papermaking: creating from and against nature

The art of hand papermaking: creating from and against nature

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration ESSAY The art of hand papermaking: creating from and against nature Katarina Đošan [Authors info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. The art of creating paper by hand is known as hand papermaking, an art form with a long...
How inspiration unfolds when writing about artworks

How inspiration unfolds when writing about artworks

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration ESSAY How inspiration unfolds when writing about artworks Katarina Đošan [Authors info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. The process of writing about art (for journals or magazines) is usually seen as a process of...
Creating in community: from local to global

Creating in community: from local to global

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration ESSAY Creating in community: from local to global Charlotte Gullick, MFA, and Melinda Rothouse, PhD [Authors info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Across the globe, many individuals and organisations recognise an...
Biomimicry: the natural world as a classroom

Biomimicry: the natural world as a classroom

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration FEATURE Biomimicry: the natural world as a classroom Sajeetha Kannan [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Biomimicry is a research field that aims to inspire solutions based on designs we see in nature. These...
A new form of creativity

A new form of creativity

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration EDITORIAL A new form of creativity Natalie Dekel and Gil Dekel [Author info] 14 February 2024 – Vol 2, Issue 2. Over the years, the practice of art has changed from traditional craftsmanship to ‘techmanship’ (integrating...
Volume 2, Issue 2

Volume 2, Issue 2

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration VOLUME 2   |   ISSUE 2   |   14 FEB 2024   |   ISSN 2977-1811 COVER: Art facilitates perspective change, compassion deepening, and new relational skills. As such it has the power to shape human evolution. COVER ART: Gil Dekel and...
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Creativity and consciousness beyond the mind

Creativity and consciousness beyond the mind

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration EXPERT VOICES Creativity and consciousness beyond the mind Larry Dossey [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. In this short essay, I will offer an alternative way of looking at human consciousness. While many...
On music composition: leading with feeling

On music composition: leading with feeling

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration PERSPECTIVE On music composition: leading with feeling Aradhana Mathews [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. I have never been to a music school. I am not a music producer. I never officially studied music...
From lyrics to melodies: songwriting and self-discovery

From lyrics to melodies: songwriting and self-discovery

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration PERSPECTIVE From lyrics to melodies: songwriting and self-discovery Maru Pardo Saguier [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. I am a singer. That’s the core of my being, the thing that makes me fly and transform...
Opening drawers in my memory: a sculptor’s creative process

Opening drawers in my memory: a sculptor’s creative process

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration PERSPECTIVE Opening drawers in my memory: a sculptor’s creative process Silvia Contarelli [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. Inspiration and art. I have often wondered what links these two together, and if one...
Beauty in ancient Egypt and China: a comparative analysis

Beauty in ancient Egypt and China: a comparative analysis

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration ESSAY Beauty in ancient Egypt and China: a comparative analysis. Rana Fleihan [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. Abstract The standards of beauty vary greatly between societies and cultures, hence it is easier...
Lightness perception and lightness illusions

Lightness perception and lightness illusions

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration RESEARCH ARTICLE Lightness perception and lightness illusions Edward H. Adelson [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. “Every light is a shade, compared to the higher lights, till you come to the sun; and...
Creativity, awareness and agency for emergent paths in life

Creativity, awareness and agency for emergent paths in life

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration ESSAY Creativity, awareness and agency for emergent paths in life Juan Sebastián Gómez-García [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. Abstract How can creativity foster openness and adaptability in a rapidly...
Artificial Intelligence in the service of art

Artificial Intelligence in the service of art

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration EDITORIAL Artificial Intelligence in the service of art Gil Dekel [Author info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. Artists have continuously pushed the boundaries of their craft, finding inspiration in the world outside and...
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Journal of Creativity and Inspiration Guest Editor guide You will need to submit a proposal (unless you have been approached directly by the Editor-in-Chief). In your proposal: Define the area for the issue, aims, scope, and explain the importance in advancing...
AI: from ancient times to present day

AI: from ancient times to present day

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration FEATURE AI: from ancient times to present day Gil Dekel and Ekaterina Pretsch [Authors info] 6 September 2023 – Vol 1, Issue 1. The desire to create intelligent machines is not a new phenomenon. Throughout history, people...
Preserving artistic integrity while creating AI art

Preserving artistic integrity while creating AI art

Journal of Creativity and Inspiration PERSPECTIVE Preserving artistic integrity while creating AI art Gil Dekel [Author info] 6 September 2023 (this article was pre-published on 19 August 2023) – Vol 1, Issue 1. As an artist, I am looking for a process in...