#FinalStage

Click through The Dialogue to see how residents can transform their projects at YNR. The Yefe Nof Residency is designed as an opportunity to cross-fertilize intelligent ideas in a system less reliant on market forces. Residents are granted between two and six weeks to complete the final stage of their work as part of an ongoing narrative addressing civilization’s most pressing challenges. The two…

#Cultivate

This is a new culture in which one rises above oneself to grow. During their stay a resident is encouraged to see his work differently, think more diversely, and be more open to advancing the genetic code of his own material within a more spontaneous context. YNR is collaborative in the sense that there is…

#Redesign

The Yefe Nof Residency is an imaginative process of invention. If perfectionism and over-formality often straightjacket our designs, we see inconsistency as the great enabler of the working creative. How she chooses to use her resources is entirely up to the resident, and outcomes will differ with each approach, but it’s the possibility of getting under…

#YouJudge

YNR is designed for residents to consider unknown authors and think about their work and not to be strangled by conformity. It requires enormous energy and support to produce a work and bring it to market. We are committed to being a part of that process as it reflects the natural outgrowth of our network. When you apply to…

#Hope

To perpetuate an ideal of human decency, and not a narrow-minded, prejudiced one, we have to guard hope. In his career as a psychologist, Dr. Zvi Leo Soltz gave thousands of people hope. He can give millions more. If egoism flat-lines the shared experience, we want to select creators who promote visions of community. We want authorship…

#InspirationDrive

Category: Promonostory Challenge: Cancer Key Words: father and son, goodbye, melanoma, Alpha Chapters, redesign Created by: Gil Soltz Funded & Produced by: Kickstarter backers, Teg Down Publishing Link: Amazon Description: I took six weeks to write Inspiration Drive from notebooks I filled during the final year of life with my father. In the midst of life,…