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David Lynch on Where Great Ideas Come From

Jul 19, 2016 | 54 videos
Video by The Atlantic

In 2008, The Atlantic sat down with the filmmaker David Lynch as he mused about inspiration and how to capture the flow of creativity. Now, we’ve animated his words of advice. “A lot of artists think that suffering is necessary,” he says. “But in reality, any kind of suffering cramps the flow of creativity.”

Authors: Jackie Lay, Katherine Wells, Jennie Rothenberg Gritz


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