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Using a wide range of media and techniques to explore my fascination for creativity, I work in many fields including painting, sculpture, photography, graphic design, product design, visualization, UX and user interface design.

Before moving to Bali, I was Director of Research and Development at Jawbone. I previously ran a lecture series in London at Tate Modern on computer graphics under my company Supernatural and continue now to work on speech writing and presentation development such as Green School co-founder, John Hardy's TED lectures. I use this site as a portfolio of recent projects and concepts and also home to my blog where I discuss ideas, news and areas of this great wide world that pique my diverse interests ...and yes, my real name is zissou.  

Sustainability

Since moving to Bali in 2010 I have become far more deeply involved in sustainable thinking and design. I have built a bamboo home in the jungle, grow a wide range of fruit and vegetables and make a concerted effort to become more aware and considerate of nature and it's vital role in allowing us to live on this planet. To this end, should you have a creative project you feel could advance this type of neo-realism and are looking for creative assistance, you can contact me via the link above.

Transform

6th February, 2012

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Another knockout experience that it seems Bali is uniquely able to provide.

A week ago, and very last minute,  I was given the golden opportunity to join my first health retreat. With little idea what to expect, but reassured by that fact it was being run by dear friends, I jumped at the opportunity.

What I had initially imagined would be massages and yoga in the jungle turned out to be one of the most transformational physical and emotional experiences in recent memory.

While the program listed a huge range of activities set in an idyllic jungle retreat – from yoga, meditation, satori breathwork, massage, full detox, workshops on all sorts of subjects from human design to a foundation in neural biology, even visits to stunning temples – but what none of us participants may have expected, and likely the organisers too, was the extent of emotional opening that each one of us offered up. None of us had known each other prior to the retreat and it is likely I now know few other people in my regular life as intimately as this crew.

It will be the days, months and years ahead that will determine just how profound this experience has been. For now though, I am smiling… a genuine and peaceful smile.

 

This is not for everyone. Not everyone is willing to risk throwing off their blinkers to risk seeing the real, and I am delighted to report, beautiful world that surrounds us.
If, however, you are willing …and up for being fantastically pampered and nurtured on the journey, you could do a lot worse than sign up for a transformation vacation.

link here.

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