(Un)common Ground: Creative Encounters across Sectors and Disciplines

(Un)common Ground: Creative Encounters across Sectors and Disciplines


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A range of practical and inspiring insights into the complex realities and rewards of cross-sector collaboration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789063691660
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2009
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

David Garcia is the founding member of Amsterdam's Time Based Arts and creator of a number of international conferences which explore ways in which live events and public debate can be enhanced by being combined with electronic communications. Currently he is Professor of Design for Digital Cultures at the University of Portsmouth and the School of the Arts in Utrecht. Bronac Ferran is a researcher and cultural producer, previously Director of Interdisciplinary Arts at Arts Council England (ACE). She is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin, where she studied English Language and Literature. She is on the UK's Government's Creative Industries and Higher Education Forum and has been a Visiting Associate at Darwin College, Cambridge. Cathy Brickwood is Programme manager of the Virtueel Platform in the Netherlands. Former founder and co-ordinator of the European Cultural Backbone, for which she wrote articles on European funding and policy in the field of new media and culture. She has also worked as a freelance translator and editor of numerous books on visual art, digital culture and media.

Table of Contents

Preface Cathy Brickwood Willem-Jan Renger 6

Introduction David Garcia 8

Experiences of Academic/Business Interdisciplinary Work-Two Cases and a Framework Garrick Jones 16

Creative Collaborations for Innovative Service Design Geke van Dijk 28

Facilitating Knowledge Exchanges through Inclusive Design Yanki Lee 36

Celebrating a Common and Uncommon Ground - A Case Study Sam Bucolo 44

Creative Spaces and the Knowledge Economy Tim Putman 50

Design and the Growth of Knowledge John Thackara 57

Redefining the Guild Andrew Bullen Jane Szita 62

Managing Creative Encounters - A Team of Art Students Contributes to Research on a Radically New Gaming Platform Gerard Hollemans Willem-Jan Renger David Garcia 68

Protect the Crocodile Simon Robertshaw 78

The Beach Ethic Charles Leadbeater 88

Location, Creation, Location Bronac Ferran based on interviews with Clare Reddington Erik Geelhoed 96

Building on Uncommon Grounds - A Perspective from Arts Council England's Interact Programme of Artist Placements in Innovative Industry Contexts Samuelle Carlson 104

Meeting in Montalvo - Models of Ownership and the Challenges of Contemporary Creativity Bronac Ferran 114

Art as Boundary Object? Anne Nigten 126

A Pair of Doxa and a Paradox Sher Doruff 130

Orchestrating Uncommon Ground Caroline Nevejan 136

Bricolabs: a Network for Generic Infrastructures Matt Ratto Rob van Kranenburg 144

Seams and Scars, or How to Locate Accountability in Collaborative Work Anne Galloway 152

Acknowledgements 160

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