Elizabeth Gilbert:
Elizabeth Gilbert parle du génie

TED2009 · 19:09 · Filmed Feb 2009
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Elizabeth Gilbert traite des attentes impossibles que nous avons envers les artistes et les génies. Elle avance une idée radicale : au lieu de dire que quelques rares individus « sont » des génies, on pourrait dire que nous « avons » tous un génie. Il s'agit d'une intervention drôle, personnelle et étonnamment émouvante.

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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