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Hosted by photographer, author, and former comedian David duChemin, A Beautiful Anarchy is a deeply human, honest, and insightful mostly-weekly kick in the pants for anyone who longs to create anything with soul and too often finds themselves mud-wrestling with the muse to do so. A Beautiful Anarchy is a candid ongoing exploration of what it means to be an everyday creator, whether you're a writer, photographer, sculptor, or a puppeteer who works exclusively with vintage macrame owls. The struggles and rewards of bringing something new into the world are universal, and you’re not alone.
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No conversation lasts long or finds its most interesting groove when it's entirely one-sided. If you've got a question or an interesting story or a challenge you're fighting in your creative life (and it's all creative life, am I right?), I'd love to hear about it. Click the link below and drop me a line. I'll do what I can to include it in the show if it's a fit. I'd love to do a segment in the show where I address questions; your willingness to ask some would be most helpful.
Uh, Why the Fish?
The latin name of the Siamese Fighting Fish is betta splendens, meaning "beautiful warrior." This podcast is not about fish but making art is often a struggle, if not an outright battle, and though I didn't want to resort to tired images of cameras and paint brushes and the tools of art-making, I very much wanted something that represented both the struggle, as well as the joy and freedom—the beauty!—of the creative life. So fish it is. Here's to you, you beautiful warrior.