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Beauty and the Beast; Finding an aesthetic through experiencing art in the urban surround

A9QqM__CEAAyuMAWhat is everyday life and what is an art of living?

When rushing about from A-B, The familiarity of the daily environment can result in a bland and passive attitude towards the objectivity of the visual aspect of surroundings. Emotional disengagement and alienation can occur. On a subjective level, without taking time to look we often refrain from taking notice. Taking notice is a way of developing attention and awareness and of establishing an experience relationship with the seemingly ordinary.  So ,what then, if you consider your journey each day as an exercise in aesthetic exploration?

Could you transform the prosaic landscape of your work, life journey and effectively bring about an

A7bNG9CCEAEyi-cCarole Stagg

has a considerable portfolio of work dedicated to creatively engaging individuals, groups and communities to transform and enhance their lives and the lives of others.

‘Everyone is an artist’, is a comment first made by Novalis and later taken up by Joseph Beuys. Inspired by the freedom implied by this quote, she continued to weave life’s rich tapestry and birthed 3 children whilst undertaking a BA and MA over 20 years ago. Since then she has combined her background in Fine Art from the RCA with therapeutic training, anthroposophical teaching qualifications and more recently a Positive Psychology MSc.

She has designed and managed a number of high profile community projects, devised and produced interventions, leading to publications, conducts research projects, is an executive coach and the Director of Art of Positive.

As stated by Seneca, “Life is long if you know how to use it” and so not to miss a minute, Carole is learning to play the accordion, bakes croissants, is a trainee yoga teacher and MBSR instructor.


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