To mark the first UK show of artist Henri Barande, graphic designer Pavel Murren and German studio Schultzschultz have created
The Lodge Wooden
This response is important for our ability to learn from mistakes, but it also
gives rise to self-criticism, because it is part of the threat-protection system. In other words, what keeps us safe can go too far, and keep us too safe. In fact
it can trigger self-censoring.
Welsh novelist Sarah Waters sums it up eloquently
In their classic book, Creativity in Business, based on a popular course they co-taught
Novelist and screenwriter Steven Pressfield
A possible off-the-wall idea or solution appears like a blip and disappears without us
Both of these assumptions, of course, could be entirely false. Self-censoring is firmly rooted in
our experiences with mistakes in the past and not the present. The brain messages arising
from those experiences can be deceptive.