"The more ignoble I find life, the more strongly I react by contradiction, in humour and in an outburst of liberty and expansion." (Joan Miro)Read More
This original documentary offers a rare glimpse into the later works of Spanish-born artist Joan Miró (1893-1983) through 51 drawings, paintings and sculptures drawn from the final 20 years of Miró's career.Read More
Art Spark! - Here's a fun art game that will inspire loads of fun. There are many versions of this project on the internet as well as great videos of Joan Miro's works. Also check out the La Poetisa Animation post.Read More
Short Animation based on Joan Miro's La Poetisa. Get Inspired by this master Surrealist's use of color, line, shape and most of all, IMAGINATION. Check Out the Art Spark! Roll A Miro post for a fun art game to play.Read More
"...to understand that you can teach creativity we need a more expansive and enriched conception of what teaching is and how it actually works. When we will say you can't assess it it's not true either I think it's because people again often operate on a narrow conception of creativity"Read More
My contention is that creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status....all kids have tremendous talents. And we squander them, pretty ruthlessly.
Our education system has mined our minds in the way that we strip-mine the earth: for a particular commodity. And for the future, it won't serve us. We have to rethink the fundamental principles on which we're educating our children.Read More