“The Americana; a universal reference library, comprising the arts and sciences, literature, history, biography, geography, commerce, etc., of the world” (1908)
I made a career out of considering the obvious, examining the status quo. Is the consultants’ job to make you clear or confuse you? Should we look for similarities or differences in our online space? What is the difference between production and creativity?
I have helped clients, gave talks, coached, and taught in universities — I am now collating different texts into a new kind of book. In the same way that I see myself as a continuous process, I try to value the world in a non-stationary way. The book medium never worked for me; I tried going through the regular publishing route a couple of times, but it felt too strenuous. When all this time, writing essays and weekly newsletters felt incredibly easy. I want to bring the same energy to the book; When you buy Creative Surplus, you will notice some chapters marked ‘TBW,’ which denotes the chapter to be written. I welcome feedback and conversation in a way that is bound to influence the book. I am passionate about the value of conversation and creating generative, inter-subjective spaces; this book is meant to be one such space.
With gratitude, Nitzan
last updated: Aug 3rd, 2021