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Create Date: Bloodlight and Bami with Grace Jones

This week I enjoyed a create date with one of my longtime icons, the beautiful, thrilling, comic, creative master, Grace Jones, filmed by Sophie Fiennes in and “official” biopic, Bloodlight and Bami. “Bloodlight” is the Jamaican words for the red light that comes on when an artist is recording in studio and “bami” for bread. One of the revelations of the movie is that Grace speaks at least four languages, and three of them are versions of English: her voice, expression and gestures change completely, depending on whether she is speaking American English, English English or Jamaican English. Filmed over…

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The No-No Box

Supernanny has her Naughty Step. Those who are cultivating creative intelligence need a No-No Box. Whenever you want to make something happen, people will line up to tell you why you shouldn’t. The bigger the intention, the noisier the naysayers will be. And one of the loudest and most convincing of them will be you. Your own internal voice. A ‘No’ can come from fear of the risks, fear of the outcome, or even fear of the creative spirit itself. From the possibility of failure. From a lack of vision. Or from sound common sense. (Maybe the idea does suck)…

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