"May you live in interesting times", often referred to as the Chinese curse, It is reported that it was the first of three curses of increasing severity, the third one being:
- "May you find what you are looking for." This is sometimes quoted as "May your wishes be granted." or "Be careful what you wish for, you might just get it"...
It has unleashed creativity and talent in an unprecedented way, with unlimited opportunities.
But does democratized culture mean better art or is true talent instead drowned out? This is the question addressed by PressPausePlay, a wonderful documentary film containing interviews with some of the world's most influential creators of the digital era.
As an artist, you might be experiencing a similar mixture of good/bad as technology makes it easier for you to create but at the same time puts you on a longer, more crowded line for true recognition and worthy compensation...would love for you to share your thoughts with me/us here on the blog!