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Janet Echelman

Sculptor, Studio Director, Studio Echelman


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Creative vision -- how do you develop and hold onto it, especially when obstacles appear in your path?

Artist Janet Echelman overcame rejection and doubts to develop her methods of building voluptuous sculptures the size of buildings out of simple materials like fishnet. In this live conversation, ask questions and share your own experiences with Janet about the path to creative endeavor.

This Live conversation will open on Feb. 13th, 2012, 2 pm EST.

If you couldn't make to this Live Conversation, the discussion with Janet Echelman continues on her TEDTalk page: http://www.ted.com/talks/janet_echelman.html


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  • Feb 13 2012: Do you have a documentary of any of your processes? That would be a great project to work on. Showing some of your skills and unique talents in action while not giving up everything like a TV show. I'd watch it.
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      Feb 13 2012: Andrew, I'd love to work with a crew on a documentary. A crew in Australia began documenting my project in Sydney Australia this past September, and they are seeking collaborators in other countries. If anyone is interested, they should contact me via the email on my website

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