As creatives we strive for some form of success — some mountain top, goal, or recognition. So what happens when we finally reach the thing we've been aiming for? After a lifetime of experimentation, artist Joshua Davis found his growth slowing after receiving high-level acknowledgment for his work. "I got lazy, I got comfortable, and I produced less," he says.
Stagnant and absent of the fear that fuels his creativity, he embarked on a multi-year journey to make himself uncomfortable, switching tools, methods, and collaborators. Along the way, he discovered the pitfalls of the known and the importance of play and fear in the creative process.
Warning: This talk contains adult language
About Josh Davis
Joshua Davis, is a New York based artist, designer, and technologist producing both public and private work for companies, collectors, and institutions. Currently residing at Code and Theory, as creative director of physical installations.
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