Welcome to the first article of a new series called Curiosity Lens. This series acts as a guide to stretch our curiosity muscle and look at curiosity as an essential lens to view and create the world around us. This series is for anyone and everyone who has a knowing from within they are creators, be it from any walk of life, trade, profession, or way of being. Curiosity’s sidekicks, observation, awareness, and imagination also join in on the adventures. Enjoy, have fun and get juiced up!
View the three paintings by artist Fritz Millevoix. Have a journal or recorder ready to document your observations to the questions and expand on any details you’d like to add about the fruit, land, and figure in each painting. ‘Fruit’ is being used as a literal translation to present the curiosity questions. Use your own interpretation as to what you see and follow where your imagination takes you.
What if it was possible to grow fruit this large…
What would the seed look like?
How big or small is the seed?
What type of plant structure would hold this size fruit?
How heavy or light is the fruit?
What aroma comes from the fruit?
Do the figures have superpowers to carry this size fruit?
What if the figures were miniature.
Where are the figures going to or coming from?
What part of the world does the fruit grow?
Or is it from another planet/galaxy?
What is the fruit used for?
Is it even called fruit?
What if this size fruit had a special name, what would it be?
Keep your inquisitive nature flowing!
Now, look at your present surroundings through your curiosity lens. Use all your senses. Does your reality seem real?