In honor of Lennon’s 81st birthday, a tribute by Gary Tillery, author of The Cynical Idealist: The Spiritual Autobiography...
IMAGINE is a digital magazine celebrating the art and culture of the human imagination.
Launched on the first-annual Imagination Day on October 9, 2021, in honor of John Lennon’s 81st birthday and the 50th anniversary of his song, Imagine, IMAGINE brings together many of the world’s most imaginative people to speak on the power and importance of the creative imagination.
As a manifesto and Declaration of Imagination, IMAGINE is a call to imagine and re-imagine the role that imagination can play in creating a better world and enhancing the quality of our lives.
What is imagination to you? What does it mean to imagine? Why is imagination important? How are you applying imagination in your life and work? How does imagination help us become better people and live better lives? IMAGINE collects and presents inspiring answers to these questions and more from today’s global thought leaders.
Submissions have poured in from visionaries across many fields, ranging from scholars of the imagination, creativity, and the arts, to philosophers, psychologists, anthropologists, mythologists, and astrophysicists, to cultural policy experts, science authors, and science fiction writers, to creative artists, social entrepreneurs, museum designers, Disney executives, and Grammy®-winning musicians.
Contributors come from all cultures, nationalities, and countries, such as America, Canada, Mexico, England, Scotland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, India, Malaysia, Australia, Argentina, Russia, and beyond.
Altogether, this group represents some of the most influential and biggest names in the world of creativity and imagination. The total scope and impact are astounding and a testament that in today’s world we need imagination more than ever.