“Speaking about elements of artistic creativity among primitive peoples, we observe first the inclination to personify things and ideas. Ghosts, gods, and demonic or mythological creatures generally assume the appearance of humans or animals and only rarely do we find really hybrid figures. Man reflects his own ideas, conflicts, and desires in his thinking about the world, and artistic expression forms a medium for the solution of unconscious conflicts.” Excerpt of Chapter 1. Some Elements of Artistic Creativity Among Primitive Peoples by Dr. Warner Muensterberger: Art and Aesthetics in Primitive Societies. A critical anthology edited by Carol F. Jopling, New York 1971.
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Global crises can also lead to very personal crises, with graphic designers, for example, who are looking for social relevance in their work.
In the self published zine ISSUES, aspects of these identity crises are depicted, offering a chance to reflect on originality, change, oppression, truth, creativity and culture.