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Snippet No. 4: Can contemporary art / theater / music still be original?

This is a Snippet in which I ask myself why it seems so hard to be original in the field of contemporary art/theater/music and possibly introduce you to the term “flameout,” coined by anthropologist David Graeber.

Link to David Graeber’s lecture (very recommended): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCF-8OQj0RE

David Graeber’s website: https://davidgraeber.org/

The Institute for Experimental Art (co-founded by Graeber): https://theinstitute.info/

Full Artists on the Verge episode with composer Jason Cady (the one I quote at the end): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNOaqOmRl1w