Philippe Petit is a magician, street juggler, visual artist, builder, and a writer. He’s a born rebel who taught himself everything from an early age. He would hide from people in order to stare at them, so he could study them from top to bottom, their every move, and noticing the smallest of their mistakes. He developed a secretive way of learning how to cultivate the attitudes, resources, and techniques to tackle even seemingly impossible feats.
(If you are unfamiliar with Philippe Petit, look up his epic 1974 high wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.)
As a reader, it seemed I joined Philippe Petit as his partner in crime in some unconventional ways of going about my creative endeavors. As a conduit of his knowledge and intuition, this book awakened my imagination to his more unconventional and uniquely structured process.
I highly recommend this surprisingly, adventurous journey with Philippe Petit in unlocking your hidden criminal artist to experience a most wondrous life.
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