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A resource of emotional and practical guidance for creative people, published by @kickstarter, PBC. 🐌

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⧱🟡⧱ ⧱🟡⧱ From the TCI archive 🕘 “The problem if you’re self-taught and you’re suddenly interesting to the market,… https://t.co/kU6k9JOa9O🟠 ╲╱╲ 🟠 ╲╱╲╱╲ 🟠 ╲╱ From the TCI archive 🕘 Visual artist Moshtari Hilal discusses being visible on Instagram, lear… https://t.co/W6URiskqwb
10/20
2020
⦁●🟢 🟢●⦁ ⦁●🟢 🟢●⦁ "We’re not going to learn anything as long as we’re comfortable and safe. We have to explore where… https://t.co/FgJaziQSYxThe days are dark, dark, dark, but talking to Ashleigh Bryant Phillips (@woodlandraised) for @thecreativeindp was a… https://t.co/lpbwWRGc2r
Retweeted by The Creative Independent╰╮🟢 🟢╭╯ ╰╮🟢 🟢╭╯ ╰╮🟢 🟢╭╯ ╰╮🟢 🟢╭╯ Author Ashleigh Bryant Phillips (@woodlandraised) on gatekeepers, writing honestly… https://t.co/7UyibwUPy3“You’re constantly negotiating your creativity.” Game designer Allan Cudicio discusses the racism built into many… https://t.co/Mo3yNG5Klt
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10/19
2020
🟣 ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ ╭╯ 🟣 From the TCI archive 🕥 Writer and theater critic Hilton Als on writing and the import… https://t.co/FOkbQECrFa
10/16
2020
⚬⬣🟠 🟠⬣⚬ ⚬⬣🟠 🟠⬣⚬ “I think a creative life is building a life that is nourishing to you and then out flows the work.… https://t.co/T1TuwIWrv2🍂 🍃 🍃 🍂 Musician Sarah Beth Tomberlin on charting your own path, being accountable to your commu… https://t.co/6KMJ7hCfeD“I’ve learned that I am the work—everything I do, read, eat, think, feel, is part of the music, so taking care of m… https://t.co/flOqOvCQwA
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10/15
2020
🔷🔹🔷🔹🔷 🔷🔹🔷🔹🔷 🔷🔹🔷🔹🔷 From the TCI archive 🕥 “It’s very powerful, our own creativity. It can be very restorative and… https://t.co/UTbQ9vEpmx⬥❖🔹❖⬥ ⬥❖🔹❖⬥ ⬥❖🔹❖⬥ From the TCI archive 🕥 Visual artist and designer Laleh Khorramian on knowing when to take a st… https://t.co/vd0rnZlKsG“Any success can also be considered a failure, in some sense, and every failure can also be considered a success be… https://t.co/fJtFSA1GOC
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10/14
2020
⧱🔵⧱ “The larger the company, the less creative control you have. The best-case scenario is you’re doing amazing th… https://t.co/YW0aYQxQ3L▇▇ 🟦 ▇▇ 🟦 ▇▇ 🟦 Game designer and Twin Drums founder @AllanCudicio on acknowledging the racism built into many fant… https://t.co/pi17lJIuEj“I’d much rather fail than be in a blind routine.” In this interview for @thecreativeindp, artist and visual direct… https://t.co/AMWdEkIpKN
Retweeted by The Creative Independent"Music is abundant, purpose is scarce." @matdryhurst x @thecreativeindp https://t.co/VAZEDPDRJg https://t.co/6Ces58ymVQ
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10/13
2020
● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● “Nothing is wasted.” — Sigrid Nunez ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ●… https://t.co/ZN4XP8SVLE⦁ ● ●⦁● ●⦁●⦁● ●⦁●⦁●⦁● Novelist Sigrid Nunez on using autobiography, writing without an ending in mind, taking resp… https://t.co/DiEoDxBKVL
10/12
2020
"I have no plan. I wish I had a plan. But I have no strategy. It’s just writing about stuff that I really love. Tha… https://t.co/mTcSCISHwV
10/9
2020
🔴 🔴 🔴 🔴 “It’s empowering to have a career, and simply a life, where you’re true to yourself. There’s n… https://t.co/f8HCW04C6vi read and respect the @thecreativeindp so, so much. this is a huge honor. thank you @brandonstosuy https://t.co/xjdudWsyOT
Retweeted by The Creative Independent⸦🔴⸧• •⸦🔴⸧ ⸦🔴⸧• •⸦🔴⸧ ⸦🔴⸧• Musician @ela_minus on instinct, the energy of working alone, why deadlines matt… https://t.co/F36sMzGIgtROOM TONE with @thecreativeindp visits musicians to see how they're working during COVID-19. We spoke with Danz CM… https://t.co/4BoRqE7hgL
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10/8
2020
◥◤🟢 🟢◥◤ ◥◤🟢 “We have a very narrow understanding of success and failure, as though they were absolute states.” —… https://t.co/Us0LkYdwpg⦁●🟢 🟢●⦁ ⦁●🟢 🟢●⦁ Anelise Chen, author of “So Many Olympic Exertions,” talks about refusing social media, finding v… https://t.co/H3En0u5MMk
10/7
2020
╰╮🟣 ╰╮🟠 ╰╮🟣 ╰╮🟠 ╰╮🟣 ╰╮🟠 “I think we all can benefit from being more honest about uncertainty and difficulty.” —… https://t.co/6gHT9MrJ47╰╮🟣 🟣╭╯ ╰╮🟣 🟣╭╯ Musician Phil Elverum (@PWElverum) on parenting in a pandemic, expressing universal truths through… https://t.co/PfXTcdoZA3
10/6
2020
🔵🟢🟡🔴 🔵🟢🟡🔴 🔵🟢🟡🔴 🔵🟢🟡🔴 🔵🟢🟡🔴 “Remember what excites you as an artist and what’s important to you as an artist and not… https://t.co/gpadAtCahhI <3 Ana Benaroya's work. And I got to interview her about it for @thecreativeindp : ) https://t.co/ptw5mk3uHU
Retweeted by The Creative Independent╱╲ 🔴╱╲ ╱╲ 🟡 ╱╲ ╱╲ 🟢╱╲ ╱╲ 🔵 ╱╲ Visual artist @AnaBenaroya on shifting from commercial to fine art, exploring ideas… https://t.co/Ce3g3W1U0paquí pueden leer una entrevista que le hizo @thecreativeindp a @LeonBenLarregui https://t.co/A4zdQU5o0d https://t.co/QXOFdBZu4J
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10/5
2020
🔴 ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮  ╰╮  ╭╯ ╭╯ ╰╮ 🔵 “I’d much rather fail than be in a blind routine.” — @shawnax 🟡 ╭╯ ╰╮  ╰╮… https://t.co/HX9RVKKqjP╲╱╲🟢 ╲╱🟡 From the TCI archive 🕣 Artist and visual director @shawnax on the power of sadness, the difference betw… https://t.co/z8xTQMRS0j
10/2
2020
● ╲ ╲ ╲ ● “There are always expectations, but they are most… https://t.co/4VfX654iiI●● ●● Musician and songwriter @LeonBenLarregui of @zoetheband on developing his artistic voice, how definitions of… https://t.co/FDc3OCvPwD
10/1
2020
🔴 ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ 🔴 From the TCI archive 🕥 “I’ve been trying to commit to myself at least one day out of the week whe… https://t.co/6yz3pTDYP7Hi, if you read anything today, please let it be this older piece from @thecreativeindp where @brandonstosuy interv… https://t.co/LatzARB8Ru
Retweeted by The Creative Independent🔴 ● 🔴 ● 🔴 Painter Jordan Casteel (@jordan_casteel) discusses the process of trying to strike a variety of balanc… https://t.co/UYSBS7yUJA
9/30
2020
●▂▂ ▂▂ ● ●▂▂ ▂▂ ● ●▂▂ ▂▂ ● ●▂▂ ▂▂ ● "I always advise people to quit the arts because if you can quit you should. I… https://t.co/gtqDO4WvqV🟡 🔻 🔺 🟡 Writer @VanessaVeselka on challenging yourself, standing by what you make, the physicality of writing, a… https://t.co/aeellhF7u5
9/29
2020
⦁●⚬⬤⚫ ⚫⬤⚬● ⦁●⚬⬤ "My goal is to give whatever I’m making every opportunity to come alive on its own, to be responsi… https://t.co/Q8vVye6o6GI talked w/ ⁦⁦@thecreativeindp⁩ about the pandemic as a time to re-evaluate what forms of connection we want to c… https://t.co/WOLnfMDGAy
Retweeted by The Creative Independent●⟶ ⚫⟶ ●⟶⟶ ⚫⟶ ●⟶ Musician and writer René Kladzyk, aka Ziemba (@ziembavision), on writing love songs, valuing hones… https://t.co/WVCIAYS1eL
9/28
2020
Had the honor of speaking with @timheidecker for @thecreativeindp. Tim has a beautiful new record out today on… https://t.co/vzxylrE6yH
Retweeted by The Creative Independent🔸 ╰╮ ╭╯ 🔸 "I don’t think I’m a master of anything, but I’m pretty good at a lot of different things. One of my… https://t.co/ZvaulExMVQ▁▁🟢 🟢▁▁🟢 ▁▁🟢▁▁🟢 🟢▁▁🟢 ▁▁🟢 Actor, comedian, director, and musician @timheidecker on creative partnerships, not being… https://t.co/KHRLHKTIIj
9/25
2020
🟢▂ ▂🟠 🟢▂ ▂🟠 “My first advice to anyone telling me they want a life in music is to say ‘It’s hard, don’t do it.’ If… https://t.co/7j6APC47Qg🔹🔹🔹🔹🔹 🔹 NEW 🔹 🔹 GUIDE 🔹 🔹 ALERT 🔹 🔹🔹🔹🔹🔹 👇 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸 🔸🔹🔸🔹🔸 .@Brassland cofounder @alechanleybemis expl… https://t.co/ECoReKVYtFA thoughtful guide on how to design, nourish, and grow a flourishing global community. We're mentioned in it! 👀 (vi… https://t.co/gjHc8tnBpo
Retweeted by The Creative Independent @aniphoebe This is why we do what we do. Thanks for reading!
9/24
2020
⌑ 🔵 ⌑ ⌑ 🔵 ⌑ ⌑ 🔵 ⌑ ⌑ 🔵 ⌑ “Problems arise when you set expectations for yourself—in others… https://t.co/7H1UXuHuPw🔴 ╰╮ ╰╮ 🔵 Designer Theseus Chan on challenging yourself, being adaptable and empathetic, balancing sty… https://t.co/tYwdTDN6Pc
9/23
2020
. ● . . ● . . ● . . ● . . ● . “You’re not sure what you’re learning a lot of times at the time you’re learning it.… https://t.co/zG7o6hdaG2for the first day of fall, we updated the tci homepage to connote seasonal change—hopefully larger structural chang… https://t.co/gc4ZTjpYZf
Retweeted by The Creative Independent◥◤◢  ⠀⠀⠀◥◤◢ ◥◤◢ Musician Lucinda Williams (@HappyWoman9) on juggling everyday life and creative work, collaboratin… https://t.co/kdD3GQ4mA2Talked to the one and only Lucinda Williams for @thecreativeindp. https://t.co/7beI6ddcMV
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9/22
2020
🟣 ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ ╭╯ ╰╮ ╭╯ 🟣 “I found that the creative practice is very uncontrollable.” — Lillian Li (@ZillianZi… https://t.co/kSQDnj8fgl╰╮🟣 🟣╭╯ ╰╮🟣 Author Lillian Li (@ZillianZi) on setting aside time for writing, the pros and cons of day jobs, fendi… https://t.co/wMU8TIOxM7
9/21
2020
⸨🔹⸩ ⸨🔹⸩⸨🔹⸩ ⸨🔹⸩⸨🔹⸩⸨🔹⸩ ⸨🔹⸩⸨🔹⸩⸨🔹⸩⸨🔹⸩ "I pushed myself because no one else was going to do it for me." — Emma Kohl… https://t.co/JDq6lBK23bTotalmente de acuerdo! Pasen a leer @thecreativeindp 🐌 https://t.co/u6YYgj8E6h
Retweeted by The Creative Independent🐬🐬🐬🐬 🐬🐬🐬 🐬 From the TCI archive ⏳ Visual artist Emma Kohlmann on learning to accept her identity as an a… https://t.co/A1hRKK4CSZ
9/18
2020
⦿⦿🔸 ⦿⦿⦿⦿🔸 ⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿🔸 ⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿⦿🔸 “I always hope it’s a success and I always feel like a failure. Imposter syndrome, it’… https://t.co/e40qGeZ7Ny"We need structural change. The idea of shopping your way out of monopoly capitalism is like recycling your way out… https://t.co/mUT40tqdd3
Retweeted by The Creative Independent✸✸ 🟠 ✸✸ ✸✸ Writer Cory Doctorow (@doctorow) on finding an audience, the restorative power of solidarity, how peop… https://t.co/svYT78KV6n"On Being Compelled to Create" A conversation with visual artist Noelia Towers: https://t.co/UqBnkbZKAv (… https://t.co/sRhWnlNyt0
Retweeted by The Creative IndependentFor @thecreativeindp I interviewed the incomparable @KnowleWestboy (!!) about 'staying on top,' discovering the rea… https://t.co/PICxuAxWP2
Retweeted by The Creative IndependentCreative friends - I can highly recommend you install @thecreativeindp's Chrome extension, which shows you a differ… https://t.co/QCzMoQfeEs
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9/17
2020
⭕️🟣 🟣⭕️ ⭕️🟣 🟣⭕️ ⭕️🟣 🟣⭕️ ⭕️🟣 🟣⭕️ “I’ve been thinking about this idea of sugar-coating everything. I think we all ne… https://t.co/dnEX2wUr9T🌺 🌺🌺 🌺🌺🌺 Artist and activist Emily Barker on making art about inaccessibility, needing real friendship and collabo… https://t.co/4qcSTks1HL
9/16
2020
⚫ ⬤ ⬤⚫● ● “I’m not motivated by houses and cars. I understand you make money for your children’s future, but… https://t.co/WuJUMJsrou◸◢ ◸◢ ◤◿ ◤◿ ◸◢ ◸◢ ◤ Musician Tricky (@KnowleWestboy) on discovering the real reason for making music, lacking con… https://t.co/24A2oclFKI“Don’t wait for somebody else, just do it on your own.” Writer and artist @mattkindt spoke with @rebeccahiscott ab… https://t.co/2PTlGgDPsn
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9/15
2020
❏ ● ❐ ● ❑ ● “A thing that we lack as humans is showing how vulnerable we are. Everybody's so afraid of people fin… https://t.co/g0iQ4V2M4zI spoke to @noeliatowers about how hard it is to make things. https://t.co/t79FmVXXmN https://t.co/e38ZHXNWvo
Retweeted by The Creative Independent"You know what they say, that when you have a job you love, you don't work a single day of your life? That's bullsh… https://t.co/m3m9f1pcvj
Retweeted by The Creative Independent❏ ❐ ❑ ❒ ❏ ❐ ❑ ❒ Visual artist @noeliatowers on using yourself as the subject, making art with a chronic illness, w… https://t.co/lbPYnXGrwn
9/14
2020
⬛️ ◼️ ◾️ ▪️ “Ask yourself, is it better to be remembered for the people you served or is it better to only be rem… https://t.co/CVbs03lnXr🔴 🔴 🔴 Visual artist LaToya Ruby Frazier spoke to @dan_sharp about the billboards she made for the “ENOUGH of… https://t.co/1o6wUHCY63
9/11
2020
⦁●🟢 🟢●⦁ ⦁●🟢 🟢●⦁ ⦁●🟢 “There has never been a better time to be developing your project.” — @janewapplegate ⦁●🟢 🟢●… https://t.co/5QQyGEkFnq◥◤🟢 🟢◥◤ Producer Jane Applegate (@janewapplegate) on how to save money and time—and reduce stress—when making a lo… https://t.co/lqD92hm2Tt
9/10
2020
◤❍ ❍◢ ◣ ◤ “I’m a disabled artist so I really believe in collective care, mutual aid, and self-care. I think it’s s… https://t.co/4JjwmmuRAa◥ ◥◤ ◥◤ ◥◤ Visual artist and educator Syrus Marcus Ware (@syrusmarcusware) spoke to @Max_Mertens about collective… https://t.co/Y3Nk5nMyXjWas my absolute pleasure to talk to visual artist, activist, and @BLM_TO core member @syrusmarcusware about his ins… https://t.co/TbAer8nBSE
Retweeted by The Creative IndependentI just emailed @hebakadryy about something, and was thinking about how she does so much for so many people, and it… https://t.co/gNmZkS4k6y
Retweeted by The Creative Independentso excited to read this- brandon is extremely thoughtful and if you haven't checked out his website… https://t.co/4CX0SuDiII
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9/9
2020
⦁ ● ●⦁● ●⦁●⦁● ●⦁●⦁●⦁● “Don’t wait for somebody else, just do it on your own.” — @mattkindt ●⦁●⦁●⦁● ●⦁●⦁● ●⦁● ● ⦁ https://t.co/IRqQQIOGcu❏ ● ❐ ● ❑ ● ❒ ● Comic book writer and artist @mattkindt spoke to @rebeccahiscott about breaking into the industry,… https://t.co/PxUAREGPbX“That’s the main thing that I’ve learned from the work that I do: When you tell your story—your personal story, pub… https://t.co/zblbEMAwTV
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9/8
2020
Freelance writer Madeleine Dore explores the pros and cons of going global with your event, various models for expa… https://t.co/mplKXHheSD
Retweeted by The Creative IndependentLiz / Grouper launched a magazine, and asked me to premiere some of it on TCI. Here goes. https://t.co/iPnpEPvmVn
Retweeted by The Creative Independent● ╲ ╲ ● Today in the TCI lending library… A selection of articles from the first issue… https://t.co/B6NW6Sqctw╲╱╲★ ╲╱╲╱╲★ ╱╲╱╲★ From the TCI archive ⏳ Artist and musician Liz Harris on being impulsive, not having expectatio… https://t.co/gvMLrkxzxJ
9/4
2020
⚬⬣🟡 🟡⬣⚬ ⚬⬣🟡 Musician and composer Owen Pallett (@owenpallett) on maintaining a punk ethos in the world of chamber… https://t.co/AlG1HH03wP🚨 Ep. 8 of ROOM TONE w/ @MoMAPS1 is today at 3:00 pm EDT on Instagram Live! Musician @ela_minus will join TCI cofo… https://t.co/6Wu5xsDiyMEarlier this summer, I had a chat with @owenpallett for @thecreativeindp about their album Island, music criticism… https://t.co/LQOWXOOfoh
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9/3
2020
“It should come to no surprise to you that I’m not a member of any social media team.” - Ian MacKaye https://t.co/6AyldKeM1s
Retweeted by The Creative Independent╲╱╲🔸 From the TCI archive ⏳ “It’s fear or love, period. Fear is: I want to leave a legacy, so I got to work hard… https://t.co/bINVKVYcox🟠 ╲╱╲ From the TCI archive ⏳ Poet, actor, and activist Donté Clark on the origins of his poetry practice, the int… https://t.co/BjzkcVmwmni wrote a book out on @ABRAMSbooks 9/8. it's memoir mixed with thoughts + advice from friends. there are places for… https://t.co/BgWQtQgHrI
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9/2
2020

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