Creative Spark Talk Analysis

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Creative spark talk Analusis
Rodrigo Botello
PHL/458
April 23, 2015
DOUGLAS PETRIKAT

TED known to many as Technology, Entertainment and design is a website that has videos that encourages new ideas and new ways of thinking to user. This website is nonprofit design to spread ideas by short and encouraging talks (TED, 2015) some of the greatest minds of our time such as leaders, Teachers and the greatest thinkers of our time have videos for viewing on this website. While browsing the website I came across a title names Taking Imagination Seriously that was recorded in June of 2011 by creator and Artist Janet Echelman.
Janet Echelman is a true inspiration to all the view this video, she saw art in the form of fishnets and made her creations to life. She Mentions in the video that she herself never thought of herself as being an artist in her life. After she has been reject from 7 different art schools she began to paint ten years later on her own. One day she was offer a Fulbright in India where she had the opportunity to have an exhibition of her paintings. When she arrived in India to show off her art in her exhibition she ran into a slight dilemma, her paintings never arrived with her. While trying to come up with a solution to her problem, she stayed in a fishing village that was famous for sculptures. While observing the local she tried to create a bronze casting but realized that creating a sculpture out of bronze would be too costly and heavy to create.
One day while she was strolling down the beach she notices fishermen working on fishing nets and that’s when she viewed nets in a whole different view. She began to think out of the box to try and make a sculpture volumetric form without the weight of heavy material. Her first creation of art is known to many as Wide Hips and was made with the help of fisherman from the village where she stayed at.…...

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