Creativity and the Power of Frustration

Art and innovation doesn’t just come from someone working happily away on their project. Part of creative work involves frustration and failure. This video by Flash Rosenberg examines the agony of art and how that can lead us to imagining and creating the impossible:

Definitely something to bookmark and watch again when you feel like an artistic failure.

(via Brain Pickings)

0 thoughts on “Creativity and the Power of Frustration

  1. Chad says:

    I think the idea of being defeated by the problem first is really accurate. It works that way for almost any puzzle. You keep working on it even when you’ve walked away and gained a little perspective. Does it always have to be this way? I don’t know about that, but it does seem like a very normal part of the analytic, creative mind.

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