Oct 062005

The Stone

A forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless. The series moderator is Simon Critchley, who teaches philosophy at The New School for Social Research in New York.

The many roles involved in producing a film rule out the notion of a single, indispensable artist.
A conversation between the designer Iris van Herpen and the choreographer Damien Jalet on the creative process.
It permeates life, and, like love, it can break your heart.
We need to wake up. Artists can sound the alarm.
Artificial intelligence is making machines more creative — but machines don’t make art.
Companies cynically use art to build webs of influence and become further enmeshed in our lives.
Art can give witness to those who governments have tried to erase from history.
A role in Alfonso Cuarón’s film showed me how art can provide a voice for the disenfranchised.
Our technologies are tools. But our creative works carry the wisdom of the world.
Art allows us to investigate, illuminate and hopefully understand the apparent gap between us.
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