ikigai-japanese-philosophy

The Topics of Conversation

feel free to add your own

 

Tell us your story. These are just suggestions to stimulate the conversation.  All information you share will be approved by you before it is posted on social media or exhibited. You will be asked to sign a release.

Your Name – What is your nickname? – Do you have a childhood nickname?
What is your favorite saying?
Where were you born? – Where did you grow up? – Where do you call home?
Where are your parents/grandparents from? – How did they influence you today? (big question)
What is your heritage (ethnicity)?
Why do you live here? – How did you get here?
Do you speak another language?
What is your favorite color?

Do you have a pet(s)?
Do you have children? – How many? – How old are they? – Tell us about them.
Do you have grandchildren? – Tell us about them.

What is your passion? – What are you doing when you are most happy?
Do you have a mission? – A reason for doing that which is your passion?
What is / was your profession? – Is this profession what you were meant to do? Why?

What are you really good at doing? Why?
What do you do that might change the world? Why?
What makes you feel like part of a community? Why?
What is the most interesting thing you have ever done?

What is your greatest accomplishment?
What are your “what ifs?”
What are your struggles?
What are your greatest adventures?

Practicing for Nyeopi in Bali

"Art hurts,

art urges voyages,

and it is easier to stay home."

Gwendolyn Brooks

 

 

Join me on the Fine Art Visual Biographies voyage.

Periodic stories of wisdom and inspiration.

Alright! Let's Go! Andiamo!