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Why Aren’t Seaside Resorts Thriving?

It’s a mystery to me why seaside resorts are not becoming vibrant, thriving, bustling artistic communities filled with creative industries.  Actually, it’s not wholly a mystery.  There are reasons, but my assertion is that the reasons could and should be … Continue reading

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Wild Ideas

1)       If your art doesn’t stand apart, then it doesn’t stand for anything.  Treat your creative output like a brand.  If your brand (artistic) values are the same as every other artist’s, then there is nothing distinct about your creative … Continue reading

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Where Should the Makers Be?

I came from a place that wasn’t particularly supportive of its artists, or so it seemed to me.  It wasn’t particularly supportive of its entrepreneurs, academics or technologists either.  It wasn’t too keen on becoming the next chic artistic hub, … Continue reading

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Fantasy Humanity

Imagine if somebody decided to declare active and total war on one of the most brilliant manifestations of nature.  Let’s say that in the name of ecology, sustainability and saving the planet, somebody sought to destroy all orchids, as an … Continue reading

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Creativity and Survival

Every now and then, you read something that challenges your assumptions and makes you rethink your beliefs.  This article was one case in point:  http://www.context.org/iclib/ic27/orr/ . What struck me about this article, which dates back to 1991, was that it … Continue reading

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