The Fight

When I heard the thumping and the bumping just on the other side of the door that stands between our utility-slash-laundry room and our garage, I went to see what was happening.  More than two years into family self-isolation in response to the covid pandemic, a length of time I’ve Read more…

"Roosevelt's Bullet" by Adam Williams | Humanitou

Daring Greatly: Brené Brown & Teddy Roosevelt & Me (& You)

Overview: In this short solo episode (Ep. 123), Adam Williams shares about his experience with the conflicting voices in his head, including Brené Brown’s, Teddy Roosevelt’s and his imagined critics’, every time he creates as a writer, poet, artist, podcaster … whatever the creative medium. Also on Apple, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, YouTube, Google and other players. EP Read more…

Insecurities ready the parachute. Confidence trusts it’ll open.

Overview: In this short solo episode (Ep. 124), Adam Williams sorts out some truths of being creative, like facing insecurities with courage and cultivating confidence. He cites Dutch artist, curator and designer Erik Kessels’ book “Failed It!” and reflects on Kessels’ belief that insecurity is essential to confidence. Also on Apple, Spotify, Pandora, Stitcher, YouTube, Google and Read more…

The Job of the Artist | Humanitou Blog

The Job of the Artist

The artist Daniel Arsham posted a handwritten list of answers to this question on Instagram today: What is the job of the artist? Arsham’s answers: Reframe the present Interdimensional narrative Reveal the unseen Interpret the era Make joy and sadness Time travel Re-present the familiar as strange and unusual Provoke Read more…

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