The Public Studio & The School of Life.
Clouds, Trees, Streams.
Words by Alain de Botton for The School of Life. Music by Marcel Pequel.
The Public Studio is a screen media practice based in Melbourne, ran by Creative Director Ming-Zhu & Production Manager Nicholas Coghlan.
The School of Life is an organization founded in 2008 and based in branches in Melbourne, Paris, Amsterdam, Belgrade, Antwerp, Istanbul and London. They offer a variety of programmes and services concerned with how to live wisely and well: finding fulfilling work, mastering relationships, achieving calm, and understanding and changing the world. They also offers psychotherapy and bibliotherapy services and runs small shops which have been described as ‘apothecaries for the mind’. Co-founded & run by the brilliant writer/philosopher Alain de Botton and Sophie Howarth, a former curator from Tate Modern, in collaboration with a number of writers, artists and educators.