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If the new word means the same thing, then it's not going to help much,
Simon. What we need, if you don't mind me saying, is a redistribution of
cultural relations!


On 31/03/2011 22:56, "Simon Biggs" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Perhaps we need a new word then.
> 
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> On 31/03/2011 22:42, "Dave Beech" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Hi Simon,
>> 
>> Creativity is as ideological as any term you can think of, including God,
>> virtue, nation and art! If we're going to do away with art, it is not in the
>> name of creativity.
>> 
>> Dave
>> 
>> www.freee.org.uk
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>> On 31 Mar 2011, at 21:39, Simon Biggs <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>> This blog demonstrates what a bankrupt term art has become. Is animation
>>> art, is that what it takes to be valued as creative practice? Does it
>>> matter? It does to the Arts Council but to many creative practitioners,
>>> working across diverse sectors, the question of whether it is art or not has
>>> become irrelevant. There are more important issues. Let's disassemble the
>>> term art and concentrate on creativity, putting aside the art world's
>>> interests - a rather corrupt bourgeois scene that gets a kick out of navel
>>> gazing. Real creativity is too important for the arts so why do we want the
>>> Arts Council's blessing? The money, yes - but the value system ACE
>>> represents should be history.
>>> 
>>> Best
>>> 
>>> Simon 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 31/03/2011 18:55, "Jon Thomson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Here's a blog post from animate projects usefully mentioning advocacy
>>>> already:
>>>> 
http://animateprojects.blogspot.com/2011/03/de-animation-arts-council-engla>>>>
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>>>> best wishes,
>>>> Jon
>>>> 
>>>> -->
>>>> http://www.thomson-craighead.net
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>>> 
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