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Fail Again. Fail Better: A Conversation on Artistic Failure

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http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2904502
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Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122

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http://nwfilmforum.org
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Free!

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Go on social media, and everyday you’ll see artists winning awards, receiving big grants, and promoting their latest work. In a culture where likes, comments, and retweets are currency, good news spreads fast, but we rarely hear of the bad, the dark days when an artists project falls apart or their practice bottoms out. In this conversation artists Valerie Curtis-Newton, Sheila Klein, Peter Mountford, and Ahamefule Oluo share their stories of failure, how they coped when they almost lost hope, and what they did to turn the train-wrecks into success. Moderated by Artist Trust Program Director Brian McGuigan.