Extra Light in the Mind.

Extra Light in the Mind.

Installation artist David Johnson interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Your work has undergone an interesting evolution over the years. [1] David Johnson: When I was young I used to paint and draw and make mono-prints. I studied architecture originally, but gave that...
Unfoldment

Unfoldment

Mandala painter, Barry Stevens, interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Mandalas are usually round, or I should say circular around a centre. As such they do not seem to have an up or down, left or right. How do you then ‘plan’ the painting? [1] Barry Stevens: The...
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....
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...