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Poiesis

Creativity in all its manifold expressions, exploring the imaginative, artistic and transcendent facets of life

How to find great films to watch | Psyche

Film

guide

How to find great films to watch

Bored with Hollywood and Netflix? Becoming an adventurous and informed explorer of the cinema world is in everyone’s grasp

by Geoff Andrew

Allergy to originality | Psyche

Philosophy of art

film

Is the concept of originality in art a bit, well, unoriginal?

5 mins

How to nurture a personal library | Psyche

Stories and literature

guide

How to nurture a personal library

An escape, a sanctuary, a place of pleasure, a memoir. Take these steps to ensure your library is just what you want it to be

by Freya Howarth

The photography of Acacia Johnson | Psyche

Photography

film

‘It’s unreal – in the best way.’ Acacia captures visual poetry at Earth’s poles

12 mins

How to thrive after leaving your religion | Psyche

Change and self-development

guide

How to thrive after leaving your religion

It can be distressing, but liberating too. Use these tips from clinical practice and personal experience to emerge stronger

by Micah Rees

Madagascar, a journey diary | Psyche

Rituals and celebrations

film

Come on this painterly journey to Madagascar’s ‘turning of the dead’

11 mins