Arse baptism and creativity
Mon Yeu is an intern at FutureRising. He shares his experience working with FutureRising and what he has learnt about the creative industries so far. His view: ‘it’s all about your ideas!’
Hello reader, you may have clicked on this article because of a specific part of the title. I will get to that later. However, this article will be (a little bit) about myself and my experiences as someone new to the creative industries.
When looking at the FutureRising website, you are immediately presented with a plethora of relevant and insightful articles regarding the creative industries listed in the ‘Inspiration’ Section. However, before joining FutureRising, I myself had only a somewhat limited knowledge of advertising and the creative industry. I am not even sure if I would consider myself a ‘creative’. The only thing I had previously done that arguably pertains to the description was a young adult fantasy novel I wrote when I was fifteen (which I had read recently and subsequently burnt all evidence of, lest it evokes further spasms of embarrassment). Yet I have found a veritable smorgasbord of roles that revolve around creativity: Planners, Copywriters, Art Directors - a variety of jobs in which one may allow his/her ‘creativity’ to flourish.
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