You don’t have to be creative to be open-minded. You just have to be curious.
An interested person understands the subtleties of both sides. They see the gray space, where both parties–artist and fan, politician and voter–try to understand each other.
Once the friction marinates, and the stars align, new ideas and culture scale.
But as soon as this gray void gets filled, the artist reinvents themselves while the curious person looks to discover something new.