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Lynn Book Discusses Challenge In Building Career As A Performance Artist

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Lynn Book

  • Fellow, Wake Forest University
  • female
  • Caucasian
  • 1960 (Age: 61 years old)
  • Lynn Book - Interview - Wake Forest Unversity
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Biography

Lynn Book is an innovative educator, internationally recognized performance artist, entrepreneur and creativity specialist who relocated from New York City to Winston-Salem, North Carolina in the fall of 2005 to accept a unique position as Faculty Fellow in Creativity at Wake Forest University.

For over twenty years Book has inspired students, professionals, businesses and institutions in a broad range of settings to create new models of innovation for individuals, workplaces and cultural domains. She has contributed to the development of groundbreaking programs that foster innovations in performance and new media in Chicago: The School of the Art Institute (1985-95), in New York City: The Sidney Kahn Kitchen Summer Institute (2000-05) and in Austria at the Transart Institute, Europe's first low-residency MFA program for new media, where she continues as an associate since it's inception in 2005.

Her 20 year teaching career in higher education has included institutions such as Sarah Lawrence College, New York University, Barnard College and Columbia College in Chicago, among others.

Her performance career has included citations, fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, Illinois Arts Council, the New York Foundation for the Arts and MacArthur Foundation funding for the production of a radio drama based upon her original one-woman theater show, Gorgeous Fever.

Lynn Book holds a BFA in sculpture from Memphis College of Art and an MFA in performance art and media studies from School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

So as a practicing artist I started to teach simultaneously with developing my professional life as an artist. At that time I was working in a fine arts kind of framework or domain. So that is, I was not the kind of artist that was making a readily marketable product, you know, but rather an exper...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 15 Lynn Book States She Is An Entrepreneurial Artist
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Video 2 of 15 Lynn Book Discusses Challenge In Building Career As A Performance Artist
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Video 3 of 15 Lynn Book Discusses Position At Wake Forest University
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Video 4 of 15 Lynn Book States Creative Process Demands That You Tolerate Difference
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Video 5 of 15 Lynn Book States Direction Doesn't Always Mean Heading Towards An End Point - It Can Imply Intention As Well
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Video 6 of 15 Lynn Book Shares Thoughts on Concept of Transformative Practice
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Video 7 of 15 Lynn Book Shares Example of Transformative Practice
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Video 8 of 15 Lynn Book States Creative Process Includes Aspect of Discipline
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Video 9 of 15 Lynn Book States Creative Process Has Stepwise Pattern But Also Includes Certain Degree Of Mystery
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Video 10 of 15 Lynn Book States Importance Of Having Space For Contemplation
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Video 11 of 15 Lynn Book Discusses Importance of Joyful Concentration
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Video 12 of 15 Lynn Book States Importance Of Creating Ways To Measure Success
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Video 13 of 15 Lynn Book Discusses Importance of Bridging Creativity Concepts From Classroom To Real World
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Video 14 of 15 Lynn Book States Importance Of Developing Solid Business Skills As Well
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Video 15 of 15 Lynn Book States Importance of Implementing Personal Practice That Enable To You Go Outside Yourself and Foster Innovation
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