Category Archives: arts infrastructure

Return

Creative Infrastructure is back, recharged, with a new look and a renewed focus on “thoughts and ideas about infrastructure for the arts.” Infrastructure for the arts is physical (the art studio, the rehearsal room), institutional (organizations, norms, systems), and personal … Continue reading

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Recharging

Rest…(too apathetic) Relaxation…(lacks energy) Restoration…(something you do to inanimate furniture) Recovery…(from what?) Recharging… Recharging… I like that. Recharging sounds active, although recharging is something our brains do automatically while we sleep. According to some new and developing research, taking time … Continue reading

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Distracted

  I’ve been a bit distracted lately from my core focus of writing about “thoughts and ideas about infrastructure for the arts.” First, there was the hideousness and chaos of the current presidential race; then the tragedy of the Orlando … Continue reading

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Book proposal

I’m working on a book proposal – let me know what you think. An Ouroboros: Art, Money, and Entrepreneurial Action. The long form of a book will enable me to delve deeply into the relationships between art, innovation, entrepreneurship, and money … Continue reading

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Knowledge Infrastructure: Artists’ Professional Development

In a podcasted conversation with David Dower some time ago, I explained that creative infrastructure for the arts has three components: physical infrastructure, organizational infrastructure, and personal infrastructure. I’ve noticed (as has at least one regular reader) that this blog … Continue reading

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Networking redux: Pattern recognition

I was reviewing a 2006 article on pattern recognition and entrepreneurship[1] in preparation for my undergraduate seminar, when this passage jumped off the page: …the findings of several studies indicate that the broader entrepreneurs’ social networks (the more people they … Continue reading

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Networks and Entrepreneurship

As my students this week revisited their inventory of means (who they are, what they know, who they know) in the context of the specific enterprise ideas they are developing, I was struck by how much they focused on the … Continue reading

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