LECTURE | How To Work Better In The Studio

Written by David Attwood, recited by Reis Low, 2020



How To Work Better In The Studio is a lecture that draws on various creative practitioners, including contemporary artists, stand-up comedians and film makers, to present a series of ‘pointers’ for working in the studio. While mostly focused on contemporary art practice, these pointers are applicable to a wide range of creative inquiries.




Anish Kapoor clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF9EWIz_D5Q&t=588s

Phyllida Barlow clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=krbUNuUMVQs

David Lynch clip. David Lynch: The Art Life, 2016, directed by Jon Nguyen.

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Margaret Cho: You Can Go Cho Again

Seinfeld clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itWxXyCfW5s

Agnes Martin Clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=902YXjchQsk

Adam Phillips, “On Kissing, Tickling, and Being Bored: Psychoanalytic Essays on the Unexamined Life”, Harvard University Press: 1998.

Dale Harding clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EA77G9UKIc

Cornelia parker Clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuAF55BN-Ak&t=311s

Pierre Huyghe Clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xy3GFEaz-IY

Liz Magor Clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FPvh4pDQKw4

Marioni, Tom. 2007. Beer, Art and Philosophy. San Francisco: Crown Point Press.

Stilinovic, Mladen. 1993. In Praise of Laziness. Mladen Stilinovic. Accessed 28 July 2016. https://mladenstilinovic.com/works/10-2/

Miranda July clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWSmhafUprA&t=300s

Rosalie Gascoigne Clip. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhkichRaLY0