Head (Brushwork I), Laser-cut steel painted with acrylic based paint, 2015. Failure is welcomed and doubt encouraged at The Centre for the Less Good Idea, William Kentridge’s new interdisciplinary arts incubator in Johannesburg. For its inaugural season, artists, poets, digital designers, dancers, actors, and even boxers came together, in Kentridge’s words, “to see the meaning made in the process of making” rather than focus entirely on any predetermined goals. This mission is characteristic of the South African artist, whose work—including charcoal drawings, stop-motion animation films, sculpture, opera and theater productions—is an This story is from Kinfolk Issue Twenty-Five Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 25 Essential Reading Transportable and transportive: the beauty of literature and its ability to absorb us in different worlds. Arts & Culture Issue 25 Lola Kirke Awkward and ascending: Actor Lola Kirke talks to Pip Usher about auditions, America and her next act. Arts & Culture Design Issue 25 Facial Recognition Finding friendly faces in functional objects. Arts & Culture Issue 25 On Narcissism Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else. Arts & Culture Issue 25 One Plus Two Is Blue With synesthesia, senses overlap: Letters become colors, colors become sounds, sounds become tastes. Arts & Culture Issue 25 Personology Want a new partner who likes ironing and poetry? Science might help you find one.