Making is Connecting: The social power of creativity, from craft and knitting to digital everything

Making is Connecting: The social power of creativity, from craft and knitting to digital everything

by David Gauntlett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781509513482
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/18/2018
Edition description: Expanded
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

David Gauntlett is Canada Research Chair in the Faculty of Communication and Design, Ryerson University, Toronto. He is the author of several books, and has worked with a number of the worlds leading creative organisations, including the BBC, Tate, and LEGO.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Preamble to the second edition
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The meaning of making I: Philosophies of craft
  • 3. The meaning of making II: Craft today
  • 4. The meaning of making III: Digital
  • 5. The value of connecting: Personal happiness and social capital
  • 6. Tools for change
  • 7. Online creativity needs better platforms
  • 8. Making connections and the creative process: From music to everything
  • 9. Doing it yourself: More lessons from music making and connecting
  • 10. Platforms for creativity
  • 11. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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