Mentoring relationships are complex and tenuous, but they work best when the needs they fulfill are clearly identified. And like any relationship, they require nothing less than mutual vulnerability.
A freshman art bootcamp offers much more than the development of craft. It becomes a space for community, and in turn, transforms the nature of a creative practice.
A recovering perfectionist embraces chance and vulnerability, to great effect. The substantive results serve as a basis for a call for design humility within the community.
When a familiar walk turns grave, time stretches out in unfamiliar ways. A strange calm in the face of violence gives way to fear, vulnerability, and newfound strength.