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Creativity and Design: The Rules and When to Break Them.

This week’s lecture looked at how rules interact with creative production. The guest lecturer for this week, Dr. Stuart Medley, referenced his own work in graphic and multimedia design to expand upon this topic. 625 more words

Creativity Research: Value in Practice

Creativity and research are words not typically associated with one another. But this week’s lecture looked at exactly that; the methodology of using creative practice to generate ‘new ideas and goals’ (Edmonds, 2007). 582 more words

The Creative Personality: 'A Method in the Madness'

This week’s lecture looked at the stereotypically romanticized notion of the creative personality and the personal creative process. This is something that, although glamorous and exciting in film and popular culture, holds with it a much more practical and ambiguous reality. 576 more words

Week Six- Creativity and Technology

This week a lot happened. I had a group presentation with two classmates on this weeks topic- Creativity and Technology. Our presentation, in my opinion, went really well. 730 more words


Week Four- The Creative Psyche

The reading this week was “The Jung Reader” by David Tracey, pages 137-150. This section explored Carl Jung’s theory of archetypes, and also included studies of cultures, religions and history of ideas. 543 more words


Week Three- Creative Personality

Name an individual (historical or contemporary) who you consider to be extremely creative and why.”

One creative person who inspires me is the artist Ben Quilty. 851 more words


Week One- Reading Response

Which idea felt the most ‘wrong’ to you? Discuss why.

This week’s reading was quite long, and came from “Rethinking Creativity: Contributions from social and cultural psychology”. 424 more words