Creative snobbery is evil because it denies other people their right to be seen as free and creative.
How does creative snobbery make itself known?
It is most often a vibe or a feeling given off by the artistic or the alternative that simply says that by comparison you are ordinary and that you can’t compete with me so don’t bother.
Every city has their creative residential zone; they are usually characterized by an extravagant use of hair die, multiple body piercing and excessive facial hair. These areas are supposed to feel creative, but to me they can often feel elitist, separated, oddly cold and alienating.
Creative snobbery is never truly collaborative, it is weak and anarchic, it connects only with a few and leaves the others feeling disconnected and dismembered.
We must not deny the universal truth that creativity is everywhere, and that every single person on planet earth has the seed of creativity planted deep within them; only the truly creative person can see and love the creativity in other people.
2012 Copyright Seven Sentences – Creative Snobbery