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Poiesis

Creativity in all its manifold expressions, exploring the imaginative, artistic and transcendent facets of life
How to curate (just about) anything | Psyche

Beauty and aesthetics

guide

How to curate (just about) anything

Sure, tidying up is a start. But it won’t get you to the kind of lived-in, personalised space that defines an ideal of home

by Glenn Adamson

Five stories | Psyche

Stories and literature

film

‘Once upon a time…’ Deconstructing our insatiable appetite for stories

5 mins

How to gain more from your reading | Psyche

Stories and literature

guide

How to gain more from your reading

There’s more to words than meets the eye. Deepen your appreciation of literature through the art of slow, attentive reading

by Robert DiYanni

Giacometti | Psyche

Painting and sculpture

film

Stretched between dignity and despair, Giacometti’s fragile human figures

14 mins

How to experience more wow | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime

guide

How to experience more wow

Awe might seem an unobtainable luxury to many but, with the right approach, you can enjoy it daily – no mountain required

by Summer Allen

The man with the beautiful eyes | Psyche

Poetry

film

Childhood collides with the adult world in this haunting Bukowski adaptation

6 mins