DLD 2018 Main Takeaways: From Tech Colonialism to Values

DLD 2018 Main Takeaways: From Tech Colonialism to Values

Digital Life Design (DLD) is a global conference network, organized by the Munich based DLD Media, a company of the German publishing house Burda Digital. DLD acts as a platform for an exchange of future visions and experiences, driven by the mission to create a network of innovation, digital prospects, science and culture.

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What Does Success in the Arts Look Like - Interview XIII with artists Raquel Durán & Rut Briones

What Does Success in the Arts Look Like - Interview XIII with artists Raquel Durán & Rut Briones

Last year I started with the interview series on what success looks like to arts professionals and people working in the creative industry. It is an attempt to redefine what success is and find personal attempts to define a sustainable definition of creative work. 

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What Does Success in the Arts Look Like - Interview XI with Teresa Diehl

What Does Success in the Arts Look Like - Interview XI with Teresa Diehl

We are told the myth that working harder will be rewarded one day with success. The problem is that sacrification does not necessarily lead to the expected outcome and leaves us drained instead. We need to find a more sustainable approach if we talk about work, in particular if we're talking about creative work. In several interviews I ask curators, academics, artists and other friends and colleagues from the creative field on their thoughts on what success in the arts looks like for them. It is part of my long-term project "Art as Labor" that tries to approach labor issues in the arts and provide more personal conversations. It is about finding a sustainable way to work in the arts and to understand that creative work is a long-term commitment.

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On Museum Neutrality: My Very Personal Take as a Curator

On Museum Neutrality: My Very Personal Take as a Curator

People often ask what I mean if I say that the private is political. It means for me that we develop beliefs and thought patterns based on our private experiences, it means that we will engage more passionately with experiences that we share and it also means that we need more radical empathy in a time that can feel like we are so different. So here I am taking a bold step and walking the talk...

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