Talent Development And ‘The Space Of The Talkaboutable’

An opinion piece from Steve Lawson discussing the semantics of resources in this discussion:

It seems that one of the many obstructions to the balanced discussion about resourcing talent development is the semantic gulf between the (perfectly understandable) sense of entitlement that some artists have about their art, and their art-practice and the impartiality that has to be built into the structure of any resource body (whether its an arts centre, educational facility, funding body, collective or festival). The outworking of that impartiality can often seem like a personal affront to the artist’s sense that their own work is of huge significance, over and above that which is externally observable…

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