Arte Povera was an Italian avant-garde art movement started in the 60s, which is rooted in the appreciation of the mundane and the demystification of art. Traditional elitist art forms were rejected and the commercialised contemporary art system challenged, in favour of everyday objects and natural found materials which they repurposed for their practice.Read More
Focus on multidisciplinary artist Ioana LupascuRead More
One of the most important lessons I’ve learned in my minimalist and slow nomad journey are the tremendous benefits of empty space for the body, mind and soul.
Our surroundings greatly influence our inner state, and vice versa. You can probably relate to one of these situations.Read More
This is the first of the SPOTLIGHT series. This new section features interviews of artists I admire, who have a minimalist aesthetic, a unique style, and a strong vision unaltered by outside noise. My hope is to offer you tangible inspirations to fully embrace simplicity and authenticity in everything that you do.Read More
Rejection hurts, but like most things in life, we can’t control WHAT other people think about us. However, at any given time, we can decide HOW to react to these rejections.Read More
We are ALL creative.
All of us.
The only act of existing, on this earth, leaves trace of our existence behind us.
We leave trace of how we choose to live. Thus, we are all creative.Read More
Wabi sabi is appreciating the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete.
This is a Japanese way of life and aesthetic philosophy coming from the principles of Taoism and Zen Buddhism. It is very present in the context of tea ceremonies but also appreciated in daily life in Japan through being mindful and accepting subtle beauty despite signs of aging, life mishappens, and natural chaos.
The goal of minimalism isn’t about reducing all our material possessions. In fact, minimalism is not a destination or a aim that we should work toward, but a powerful tool that can help navigate all areas of life more gracefully - beyond our home and physical space.Read More
I often refer to myself as a Slow Nomad, as I have been moving around the world for various reasons during the past 12 years. All those countries had a different impact in my identity, mindset, lifestyle and most likely in my creativity. I felt like creating a series of articles about some selected places I have lived and how they relate to who I am today would be a great idea. Here's number one: Iceland.Read More
Minimalism is the value that impacts my life and my work the most.
Let me tell you how it started.