PechaKucha Presentation

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Steve Baker

Project Esin

Un-Learning Creativity

PRESENTED ON JAN 28, 2015
IN TOKYO @ VOL 121

Steve Baker has a lot of thoughts on the idea of creativity -- even though he doesn't much like the word -- and he spends some time sharing those thoughts, before introducing a new project he's currently launching called Project ESIN.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 13, 2015.

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Capitalism vs. Creativity

BY TIM REDFERN
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 27, 2013

Tim Redfern, disappointed by the consumeristic society that has devleoped in urban cities, discusses his liberal goal in encouraging people to get more invovled with creativity and begin making their own creations. He beieves that if the community were to stray away from capitalistic thinking, it would make way for more creativity. 

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Daily Acts of Creativity‚Äč

BY AMANDA O'BRYAN
@ VOL 10 ON NOV 21, 2014

How small daily acts of creativity can spark ideas and keep the creative spirit alive. Amanda O'Bryan is a graphic designer and owner of design agency in Springwood. You can find her here:

http://www.creativequeenbees.com

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Inspiring Creativity through LEGO

BY EDWIN KNIGHT
@ VOL 8 ON FEB 28, 2015

Edwin Knight introduces KLUG - Kansai Lego User Group - which aims to inspire creativity one block at a time, organising charitable event along the way.

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The Path of Creativity

BY MANDY METRANO
@ VOL 1 ON SEP 21, 2015

Mandy Metrano is a certified art teacher and is the new teacher at the Monhegan School. She has started a new arts program for the Monhegan School called the Monhegan School Youth Arts Initiative, bringing professional artists in a variety of disciplines to the Monhegan School throughout the school year. Her presentation takes on her journey from student to traevling musician to her present roll at the Monhegan School.

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The Hive | The Benefit of Community, Creativity, and Risk

BY REBECCA RIDNER
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This is the story of Rebecca Ridner's desire for creativity produced a space and community for creative entrepreneurs in Knoxville, TN. 

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Psychology and Creativity

BY ANN CRONIN
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2015

Ann Cronin has been described as a "true Renaisance woman". Her interests and accomplishments span fields as diverse as Neuroscience, tattooing, Zombie culture and Blacksmithing. Ann is a University of Otago PhD candidate researching how drawing affects learning. She is also a director of the inaugural, and highly successful, DunDead Festival.

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Creativity and Play as Medicine

BY ANNA ATKINSON
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Transpersonal Arts Counsellor Anna Atkinson’s practice incorporates art, movement, creative writing, voice and body work. She explores the potential of creativity to impact on health and wellbeing. Anna gives the audience an insight into the true happiness the freedom that art can give to those who are willing to embrace it. 

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Creativity Found

BY PAM WILEY
@ VOL 12 ON SEP 26, 2017

Is creativity only for the Shakespeares? The Michaelangelos? The Mozarts? A miniscule slice of humanity? No! It’s for each of us, in each of us. Pam Wiley explores creativity in the ordinary.