No More Silence

I speak because I am an optimist, and I believe that if I speak, I may be able to normalize ideology that could bring more justice to my corner of the world for marginalized people.

Episode 3 | Kristin Norderval

Kristin Norderval

Composer and Performer Kristin Norderval talks about human rights, her experience as a lesbian and a sexual assault survivor, and how she wrote her opera.

Flow versus “Taste”: How to silence your inner critic

Cultivating flow means that our creative work blossoms when we feel the freedom to make whatever the hell we want to make – the pressure to make something that is in “good taste” is not part of the vocabulary of flow. We can and should celebrate the experiments that end up as misfit appendages of our core opus as we expand our perspective and skills…and in the meantime gain more courage to escape any boxes we find ourselves in.