WHY ARE WE CREATIVE?

The project of filmmaker Hermann Vaske is a unique journey through the different facets of creativity: artistic, intellectual, philosophical and scientific.

 

Riverside Culture represents this project in Switzerland.

 

We organise special screenings of the film, talks with Vaske and his protagonists or other celebrities, the exhibition of images drawn by Vaske's interview partners and workshops on creativity.

Presenting Partner: ADC Switzerland

The Leading Creatives in Communication

The first SPECIAL SCREENING on 18 March 2019 at the Zurich University of the Arts ZHDK, as the opening of the ADC Creative Week.

 

Vaske in an interview with the persönlich magazine: "It takes tenacity and a goal".

Vaske with Marija Aljochina by Pussy Riot and Marina Abramovic at the premiere of the film at the 2018 Venice Film Festival.

30 years for a question on the road.

 

For his project, Vaske interviewed more than 1,000 personalities. Directors like Steven Spielberg, Ridley Scott and Wim Wenders, musicians like David Bowie, Björk and Bono, writers like Michel Houellebecq, artists like Ai Weiwei, Marina Abramovic and Damien Hirst, fashion designers like Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier, actresses like Angelina Jolie and Isabella Rossellini, actors like Willem Dafoe and Sean Penn, Scientists like Stephen Hawking and CraigVenter, photographers like Anton Corbijn, solar flight pioneers like Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, conductors and instrumentalists like Daniel Barenboim and Ann-Sophie Mutter, architects like Frank Gehry, philosophers like Slavjo Zizek, entrepreneurs like George Soros and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings as well as Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama.

 

In total, over 50 Nobel Laureates and Oscar winners.

 

The exhibition of drawings and assemblages.

WHY ARE WE CREATIVE talks.