Familiar vs. Novel – Everything is a Remix

Created: 19 May 2016

First, if you've never seen Everything is a Remix, go watch it now. It's a great primer on creativity, originality, and copyright. Recently Kirby Ferguson posted a new installment about the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. https://vimeo.com/167069783 Towards the end he makes a point ...

Coming Soon: The Pop Culture Salvage Expeditions

Created: 07 Mar 2015

A monthly podcast about the most popular, highest grossing, mainstream culture. How we can use all that bad stuff for good? In each episode an an academic, an activist, and an artist from the Center for Artistic Activism will help navigate through the garbage looking for treasure. Coming ...

Inside The Box: People don’t actually like creativity

Created: 08 Dec 2013

Great article on Slate: In the United States we are raised to appreciate the accomplishments of inventors and thinkers—creative people whose ideas have transformed our world. We celebrate the famously imaginative, the greatest artists and innovators from Van Gogh to Steve Jobs. Viewing the ...

33 Ways to Stay Creative

Created: 27 Mar 2013

Check out this list of 33 Ways to Stay Creative for small everyday suggestions on how to keep the creative juices flowing:       What would happen if most people followed its recommendations instead of just clicking "like"? How would our society change if schools ...