Facilitating organisational change with practices and processes from the Arts. Exploring creativity, multiple-perspective thinking, arts interventions, visual storytelling, and approaches to organisational change.
The concept of The Room is somewhat unprecedented, as it is focused solely on opening complex puzzle boxes. While the pseudo-mechanical contraptions are reminiscent of discrete puzzles found scattered throughout adventure games like Myst, the puzzles in The Room are not nested within a broader world. Instead, the puzzle boxes are all there is to see.
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Article about the design process of this beautiful iPad game...worth reading regardless of whether or not you are into games - the point is that paying attention to the user's experience is at the heart of all good design.
Here the designers have taken into consideration what amounts to Gregory Bateson's theory of learning.
A thoughtful game design which is delightful to play.
Universidad del Sagrado Corazón - San Juan, Puerto Rico Curated by Laura Bravo Organized by Fist_Art Foundation By Irina Leyva-Pérez Nature has always fascinated humans, first as a response to the symbiotic relationship between primal ...
A helpful blog for Isadora enthusiasts and other digital creators from the Digital Creator at York Museums Trust, following his journey to totally rethink the way in which he uses and implements technology.
"Arts and Leadership couples conceptual lectures with experiential learning through arts based activities (from plastic to performative) to promote reflective, sensitive, dynamic, holistic and responsible views of complex issues facing leaders today."
Crack Smoking Dude to the RescueCMSWireRescue workshops are amongst my favorite ones to facilitate as they are usually scheduled when multiple teams are at odds and everyone has, for the most part, given up on a successful resolution.
Combining projection mapping and a pop-up book, Marco Tempest tells the visually arresting story of Nikola Tesla -- called “the greatest geek who ever lived” -- from his triumphant invention of alternating current to his penniless last days.
To reflect this environment on the streets, four artists have begun a Street Art installation in Barcelona that highlights the human aspect of the economic crisis using sculptures of hands strategically placed in the public sphere.
"...They analyzed more than 2700 respondents to the 2002 General Social Survey, conducted biannually by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago and generally considered one of the primary sources of data on American social trends. Their analysis found that people who have direct or indirect involvement with the arts are more likely to also have direct participation in three dimensions of civil society: engagement in civic activities, social tolerance, and other-regarding (i.e., altruistic) behavior."
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Correlation between engagement with the arts and civic mindedness.
"The connection between leadership and art has been made many times over, usually as a way to single out certain properties of the arts that carry over to leadership, such as a jazz musician's ability to create through improvisation. These analogies can be compelling, but my point is more ambitious: leadership is an actual art, not metaphorically an art."
The conference is well established in the field of arts-based methods / practice-based research, so way able to sidestep the need to 'justify' artistic or designerly research as a 'valid' approach. Nonetheless, lingering Much of ...