What do I do at art events – specifically at gallery or art fair openings?

Total Views: 1590The fine arts industry offers all sorts of event types: gallery brunches, artist talks and preview dinners; work screenings, press conferences and afterparties; finissages, closed collector events etc. Exhibition openings and art fairs are the industries’ flagship events, and can feel intimidating because of their open social architecture. Whether they happen at galleries, … Continue reading “What do I do at art events – specifically at gallery or art fair openings?”

How should I tackle life? What are general strategies?

Total Views: 933Since every life differs, there can’t be a specific route that applies to everyone. Instead, here are three general, structural approaches to tackling life. It’s up to each of us to derive strategies from them that are individually relevant. Accumulate experiences. Life creates experiences, which help us develop strategies to confront upcoming challenges. … Continue reading “How should I tackle life? What are general strategies?”

Life, relationships, socialization, personal growth: how does it all connect?

Total Views: 1223Humans want to feel safe, embedded, relevant and valued. While we can create these states to certain degrees autonomously, it’s usually through interaction with others that we thrive. Social interactions are the basis of our species, but can be risky: what about misunderstandings, quarrels or fights? We need ways to judge others, and … Continue reading “Life, relationships, socialization, personal growth: how does it all connect?”

What is the one approach to take from this project?

Total Views: 970Independently of our specific personal or professional situations, we are all endlessly challenged by life. While this project discusses a variety of strategies to counter these challenges, here’s its general strategy explained upfront. If you read just one chapter, let it be this. Let it become your guiding light, your personal attitude. As … Continue reading “What is the one approach to take from this project?”