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Kevin A. Short
Forget about playing it safe.
To arrive at a point where our arts scene is held to the same standard as other sectors, we must first reject the archaic notion that the creative and business worlds are separate. Or that they cannot intertwine. They should and they can, and art integrity need not suffer as a result.
Somewhere along the road, business has become burdened with a gravitas that borders on funereal. Taking ourselves too seriously is a modern workplace pandemic. So, it's time for some tough love: we are all contributing to making work... GULP... boring.