This week I’m in Brisbane, Australia, visiting the School of Music at the University of Queensland. I’m giving a series of talks related to music education, performance, and creativity. Here are a couple of links: Piano Collaboration Workshop: A local piano duo will perform Thursday afternoon, followed by an open discussion about music performance and… Read More Creative Collaboration in Brisbane, Australia
Just found this on mobypicture.com, I think it’s a great list! The original image is here.
I’m really excited about a new book I just finished. It’s a self-help book with the goal of showing everyone how to be more creative. Here’s how the book proposal describes it: A major new work of nonfiction that will provide a science-backed step-by-step method to maximize our creative potential in any sphere of life—in the workplace, at home, in the… Read More Help Me Name My Next Book!
Have you ever modified something you bought, to make it work better, or to serve your own unique needs? Have you ever created something from scratch to solve a problem? This is what innovation researchers call “consumer innovation” or “household innovation,” and it turns out it’s surprisingly common. MIT Professor Eric von Hippel, long famous… Read More Everyday Innovation
In 2012, the top prize at the Sundance Film Festival went to Beasts of the Southern Wild, which was generated collaboratively by an artistic collective. FastCompany Magazine interviewed three champions of collaborative film-making, and asked them to select a great film made by a collective: Benh Zeitlin, Court 13. Notable film: Beasts of the Southern Wild… Read More Indie Film Collectives