Rejection Actually Makes You More Creative!

As an artist you have an independent mindset. You shrug off rejection and group thinking to go your own way.

When you do and experience more creative breakthroughs.

So, for you, a certain amount of rejection has positive results.

This is the conclusion of a study by research scientists at Cornell and John Hopkins University.

Read the article–Science Confirms The Obvious: Rejection Can Make You More Creative

Zero1 Garage $10K Artist Fellowship

Zero1 Fellowship Call For RFQs   (Note on RFQs: In a past blog post, Artist Marketing Resources has written on what makes up an RFQ‘s, that is Request For Qualifications, –read what an RFQ consists of, here. )ZERO1 Fellowship in collaboration with Google Public Policy Entries must be delivered by Friday, July 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm

Part incubator, part research lab, part think tank, the ZERO1 Garage launches this fall!

The ZERO1 Garage is where principles of artistic creativity are applied to real world innovation challenges. Through the lens of art and technology it will inform strategies for research, development, and creativity by provoking challenges that address the complex world in which we live. The ZERO1 Garage is envisioned as a platform for creative risk-takers from the arts and culture, business, science and academic sectors to interact, engage, and spur innovative change.

The centerpiece of the ZERO1 Garage is an interdisciplinary peer network/brain trust composed of innovation experts engaged in collaborative research and experimentation. For this, we are currently seeking artist candidates to apply for a ZERO1 Fellowships in collaboration with Google Public Policy. This fellowship is designed around an Innovation Challenge; each candidate is to artistically consider a complex issue concerning cultural policy in an information society. The candidate will develop an original artwork that serves to interpret or illuminate the current state of difficulty associated with molding cultural policy so that it conforms to the reality of a society that is more connected with and dependent on technology than ever before. The project duration is six months, with a fellowship award of $10,000. 

Review all details and full RFQ here.

Please e-mail any questions to

Deadline: Fri Jul 13th, 2012

ZERO1: The Art & Technology Network
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United States of America