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The whole world a creativity kit

Palmer (nee Reiser), Michaela

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Abstract

This paper revisits code-based computing practices in art and design education. The case often made for such practices is that they allow non-experts to shape what surrounds them, leading to a greater sense of emotional involvement, empowerment and creative ownership. This must be radicalized further. The maker’s mindset can take students beyond the status quo of cultural consumption, and its unethical resourcing and manufacturing. The paper argues that by cultivating resourcefulness and making more with less, art and design education will become more resilient, sustainable and creative.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Start Date Apr 8, 2013
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
APA6 Citation Palmer (nee Reiser), M. (2013, April). The whole world a creativity kit. Paper presented at CAS/CADE 2013 'Codes of Engagement' conference
Keywords frugal design, maker movement, recycling, collaboration, resilience
Publisher URL http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cascade-conference-2013-codes-of-engagement-tickets-6047685791
Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : CAS/CADE 2013 'Codes of Engagement'
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