Kristopher Matheson

Recontextualized

“From the whole of what I examine I look for the interesting, the minutia that made me stop in the first place, and from that I create a new abstract piece of art.” A Pandora’s box of possibilities appears when you begin to consider the question “what is art?”, and if you’ve spent any time […]

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Insights: May 2015

  “Your influences are all worth sharing because they clue people in to who you are and what you do—sometimes even more than your own work.” – Austin Kleon Eight years ago, I faced a choice: stay in Canada or move to Japan. Which would you have chosen, the safety and comfort of home or […]

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Between Chaos & Control, Part Two [Guest Post]

“Being constantly creative and producing new works for people to enjoy and criticize is both intensely satisfying and painstakingly difficult.” – Kristopher Matheson How you arrive at creativity is in your hands alone. I don’t think people can be taught to be creative. You only need a sense of self-discovery, to be open to new […]

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Between Chaos & Control, Part One [Guest Post]

“Creativity is when chaos and control come together – you and the work become connected and energized.” – Kristopher Matheson You’ve read about or talked with someone who you think is creative, complimented their creativity, and possibly even asked them where their creativity comes from. This is often when creatives get stuck. So often we […]

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