"I can't believe that", said Alice, "... one can't believe impossible things".
"I dare say you haven't had much practice", said the Queen, "when I was your age, I always did it for half an hour a day. Why sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast"
Passionate about creative innovation, open and dynamic business structures, quality social media editorial and actively engaging communities.
Trained as a Fine Artist at the VCA in Melbourne, Australia, as well as studies in Accounting and Multimedia (Media Studies), my background is working with non-profit Arts organisations and in my own art publishing business. Since arriving in Berlin in 2010 I have worked in technology start-ups; managing online communities, communication and marketing.
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Author Archives: Alice
Artists and creative sorts have a unique set of skills that they need to develop for a successful practice. Not only do we need to realise novel and innovative concepts, but also intensely manage time and resources. Unfortunately just the … Continue reading
I am fascinated by the intersection of disruptive and creative innovation. The potential of impossible things, link and draw interesting similarities between disruptive innovation and artistic production. Whether disrupting markets, technology, social or cultural contexts, both seek to bring into … Continue reading
My Berlin Web Week started appropriately at the Pub Summit with Tech Crunch Editor Mike Butcher posing the question, well shouted from a table top, “Berlin, is it all hype?” For those outside the self-referential Berlin bubble, this is the … Continue reading
Through all of my experiences as an artist I am still in awe of the collective intelligence of collaboration and the unexpected results it can bring. Working collaboratively is a standard artistic practice and artists have a deep wealth of knowledge in … Continue reading
“I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’” Kurt Vonnegut Simple pleasures have always been an important feature of my life. … Continue reading
I recently re-named my blog – ‘Six impossible things before breakfast”. This is from a quote in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, where Alice exasperatedly states that “one can’t believe impossible things”, to which the Queen replies “I dare … Continue reading
Still holding onto my childhood change-the-world spirit, I am fascinated by the role of conversation in developing innovation. A separate yet complimentary practice from invention, Peter Denning and Robert Dunham define innovation in The Innovator’s Way as “the art of … Continue reading