Elizabeth Gilbert:
Elizabeth Gilbert om genialitet

TED2009 · 19:09 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Elizabeth Gilbert funderer over de umuligheder vi forventer af kunstnere og genier — og deler den radikale idé: at i stedet for at det er den enkelte person der 'er' et geni så det sådan at vi alle 'har' et geni. Det er en sjov, personlig og overraskende rørende tale.

The author of 'Eat, Pray, Love,' Elizabeth Gilbert has thought long and hard about some big topics. Her fascinations: genius, creativity and how we get in our own way when it comes to both. Full bio
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Elizabeth Gilbert says:
Creators should fight against the pull of Romanticism in their work and reject the notion that the artistic life must be one of suffering and torment. I encourage makers to recognize that when you pull your ego out of the game, your work can become a series of joyful collaborations (between artist and mystery, between artist and peers, between artist and audience). The important thing is to take responsibility for continuing to show up for your side of the bargain.



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