The Art of Making Things Happen Together

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Navigating Complexity Last week I reconnected to my strength. I was asked to present a one-hour workshop for 50 people at the Human Systems Dynamics Institute conference in Chicago: Navigating Complexity. I designed a process making a collaborative paining as a metaphor for the dynamics in complex adaptive systems. The whole process was in silence.


Managing Complexity: Four Simple Rules for Painting

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In the course of the years I have developed a workshop combining my understanding of complex systems and art. It has been widely recognized in anthropology, biology, physics and computer science that living systems are governed by simple rules. Like in a flock of birds: fly to the centre, keep the same pace and don’t


I Bet you’re an Artist too: Art is in the Seeing, not in the Making

Original Art Jouke Kruijer

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What ‘s a work of art anyway? This is a question that can be answered in many ways. Two well-known misconceptions are: Because it takes artistic skill (“My little sister can make this, too”) or because it is inside a museum (Duchamp put a urinoir in a museum which turned the thing into a work


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Jouke Kruijer

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