242 Rise & Grind Culture, Suffering for Your Art, and Other Thoughts (Part 2)

We’re continuing our conversation inspired by Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette on Netflix, and a ColdCrashPictures YouTube video critiquing harmful cliches in the art industry, particularly the film industry, around “rise and grind” culture and the idea of suffering for your art, starving artist syndrome, etc.

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Today we talk about the dangers of believing that people should suffer for their art, that art is a luxurious and immature pursuit, and that anyone who works “hard enough” will make it, therefore anyone who hasn’t made it doesn’t want it enough.

We highly recommend watching this video before (or after) listening to the show, it’s great:

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