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Digital Creativity

Something from Nothing

Palgrave Macmillan

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction: The Conference

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 1-13
  3. The Social Narrative of Technology

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 14-34
  4. Science with a Business Plan

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 35-57
  5. Technology Adoption as Ideology

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 58-94
  6. Technological Systems and Creative Actions

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 95-122
  7. Can Machines Create?

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 123-146
  8. The Paradox of Creative Practice

    • Gregory Sporton
    Pages 147-167
  9. Back Matter

    Pages 168-182

About this book

Examining the role and impact of technology on creative practice, and how technology evolution determines the forms and format of an artist's work, this book contextualizes technological revolutions with earlier encounters between craft and innovation, endorsing a notion of craft practice within computing that needs rescuing from tech industries.

Keywords

  • Digital creativity
  • imagination
  • creative technology
  • visual imagery
  • innovation
  • creative economy
  • industry
  • machine
  • technology

Authors and Affiliations

  • University of Greenwich, UK

    Gregory Sporton

About the author

Gregory Sporton is Professor of Digital Creativity at the University of Greenwich, London, UK. He founded and heads the Department of Creative Professions and Digital Arts, which approaches art and design solely based on digital outputs including
graphics, film, media, animation, performance and visual arts. With Jonathan Green, he invented MotivePro, a human–computer interface device based on haptics, and regularly publishes work on the issues that surround artists and technology.

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eBook USD 109.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-137-48641-7
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 139.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)