What dreams are made of?

What dreams are made of?

by Natalie Dekel, MPhil. Today (13 Feb 2009) I woke up at 4 o’clock in the morning and had time to observe the dreams I just had… I dreamt about the materiality of dreams themselves… I came to see that in dreams we create situations like theatre stages on which...
Fully Experiencing.

Fully Experiencing.

‘The Guide of Fridays’ (channelled by Natalie Dekel) in a conversation with Gil Dekel.   ‘The Guide of Fridays’: Now, let me start by talking about the difficulties you face in life. Every day people face challenges, and many times they feel...
Portals of the Mind and the Soul.

Portals of the Mind and the Soul.

Painter, poet and philosopher Paul Hartal is interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: What is your view on the sources of creativity in art? [1] Paul Hartal: Creativity is a cognitive process that results in new outcomes. It generates original ideas and novel products....
Turning On the Light Without Choosing Which Way It Will Spread.

Turning On the Light Without Choosing Which Way It Will Spread.

The authorial-Self, a ‘Muse’ of poetry, is interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: I am very happy to be able to interview my own ‘Muse’, my own creative self, and ask him about processes of inspiration in writing poetry. [1] I would like to thank you, the...
Insight into Words.

Insight into Words.

Poet Maggie Sawkins interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: You have been writing since the age of nine. How does the process of writing poetry work for you? [1] Maggie Sawkins: I think that there are different processes for different poems. Sometimes it is two things...
Insight into Words.

Rising to the Surface of Language.

Poet Anne Stevenson interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Can we talk about your creative process of writing? [1] Anne Stevenson: For me, writing poems is not so much a process as a way of feeling my way in the dark. Lines come to mind; I work them over in my head and...