Category Archives: Creative economy

Preserving Cultural Heritage through Creative Industry

Cultural heritage is one important thing about the existence of a society. Therefore, now it’s become increasingly important  to preserve many valuable cultural heritages. It includes many kinds of art works. Recently, creative industries grow rapidly at SME scale. It … Continue reading

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Generativi di tutto il Mondo, Unitevi! Manifesto per la Società dei Liberi

Il mondo è ammalato a causa della nostra libertà. Abbiamo ottenuto il potere e siamo diventati vittime della nostra potenza. Da liberi tutti uguali, finalmente disinibiti, perennemente in evoluzione abbiamo imparato il movimento dell‘incorporazione. Del consumo e del dominio del … Continue reading

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Is there a Creative Class?

One of the many implications of this work is to cast light on some of the most influential work in this field, by the American writer Richard Florida, and in particular its claims for a new ‘creative class‘.  More than … Continue reading

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Social creativity: re-qualifying the creative economy

Despite a strong rhetoric of inclusion, both cultural and economic policies continue to reinforce the deep-seated belief that creativity is something (only) talented and artistic individuals do. This individualistic conception of creativity extends to the framing of the creative industries … Continue reading

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The Creativity Crisis

Nobody would argue that Torrance’s tasks, which have become the gold standard in creativity assessment, measure creativity perfectly. What’s shocking is how incredibly well Torrance’s creativity index predicted those kids’ creative accomplishments as adults. Those who came up with more … Continue reading

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Framing Creativity. User-driven Innovation in Changing Contexts

This article outlines a way of understanding and modelling how it is possible to design for creative processes. The processes in question involve user-driven didactic design in a Danish project for developing e-learning designs to be used at small and … Continue reading

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Beyond Super Prepared Students, How About Some With Creativity?

Read The failures of our education system are now beginning to reach the workplace. Amid worries that workers are becoming less innovative, The Wall Street Journal reported last week that some companies are rewarding their employees for their mistakes or … Continue reading

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Creativity: Interview with Peggy Holman

Read Peggy Holman, who works with social technologies that engage “whole systems” of people from organizations and communities in creating their own future. She consults on strategies for enabling diverse groups to face complex issues by turning presentation into conversation … Continue reading

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Imagination in the Age of the Knowledge Economy

Advancement in the arts and sciences is a primary driver of economic production and social policy in post-industrial societies. Imagination steps back and asks `what advances the arts and sciences?’ This book explores the collective, social and global dimension of … Continue reading

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Creativity and the Global Knowledge Economy

Read This is a major work by three international scholars at the cutting edge of new research that investigates the emerging set of complex relationships between creativity, design, research, higher education and knowledge capitalism. It highlights the role of the … Continue reading

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