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The Myth of TALENT


Greg Ruth

TALENT is the most misused word in the language we all swim in as artists. More often than not it is meant as a simple compliment of doing something well. An imperfect term in the place of one that may not be there when someone sees something you do and loves it. Talent is more often a word used to stand in for PRACTICE, or TRAINING, or simply HARD WORK. When someone praises your talent,…

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Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn


Donato Giancola

September 28, 2022 - This past week found me at an artistic gathering in Troia, Portugal - Trojan Horse was a Unicorn (THU).  Over 700 attendees form the base of this event , with another 50+ professional guests as lecturers, presenters and live side shows. THU is a celebration of talent from a wide range of arts related to science fiction and fantasy, from animators to writers to illustrators to sculptors to art therapists to creative directors and more.  There is no one flag which could be waved to categorize this event, except that it is an open, educational share. André Luis is the moving force behind this event, drawing in the diverse talent, obtaining large sponsors for funding,  structuring programming,  and managing a large host of staff and volunteers.…

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