I recently wrote an article that was published in the Fractured Atlas Newsletter: The Advocacy Issue. It turnd out pretty wel so I thought I would share a snippet and then provide the link to the full text:
Advocate, noun, from Latin advocatus, advocare – to summon or to call.
(1) one that pleads the cause of another especially before a court.
(2) one that argues for, recommends, or supports a cause or policy
You're busy with your career, pursuing your creative goals and dreams. It takes time, energy, focus, and dedication to hone your skills and artistic endeavors. With everything that it takes to make a living in the arts%u2026why should you be concerned about arts advocacy?
Simple: If we don't, who will?