17 Jan 2020 | Curated News

How Walking Fosters Creativity: Stanford Researchers Confirm What Philosophers and Writers Have Always Known | Open Culture

A certain Zen proverb goes something like this: 'A five year old can understand it, but an 80 year old cannot do it.' The subject of this riddle-like saying has been described as 'mindfulness'---or being absorbed in the moment, free from routine mental habits. Source: How Walking Fosters Creativity: Stanford Researchers Confirm What Philosophers and Writers Have Always Known | Open Culture

08 Jan 2020 | Curated News

Walking to remember – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

War marks everyone, and Steve Maxner’s art brings this home with a powerful punch in his exhibition “But…Such is War,” which comes out of his experience in Vietnam from 1969-1970 when he was just 22 years old. Maxner gives us a precious gift — the opportunity to not just see but to witness part of […] Source: Walking to remember - The Martha's Vineyard Times

31 Dec 2019 | Curated News

A Walk on the Frontier of Art, Where the Sky Is the Limit | Asharq AL-awsat

Augmented reality and virtual reality are opening doors to new experiences for artists and the public.When walking on the High Line, it’s tough to look more lost than some of the tourists, but I did a pretty good job of it last month when I tripped Source: A Walk on the Frontier of Art, Where the Sky Is the Limit | Asharq AL-awsat

18 Dec 2019 | Curated News

“The Art of Flaneuring” Offers a Modern Take on Being a Flâneur or Flâneuse – Frenchly

We’ve all heard the ballad of aimlessly meandering the streets of Paris only for the sake of getting lost in the historic city; this is also known as flâner, or “wandering with intention,” which becomes the noun flâneur. Charles Baudelaire first wrote about the mystical creature in the 1860s, followed by an array of writers including […] Source: "The Art of Flaneuring" Offers a Modern Take on Being a Flâneur or Flâneuse - Frenchly