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The art of critical making : Rhode Island School of Design on creative practice

Author: Mara Hermano; Roseanne Somerson
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2013.
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Describes the world's leading approach to art and design taught at Rhode Island School of Design At Rhode Island School of Design students are immersed in a culture where making questions, ideas, and objects, using and inventing materials, and activating experience all serve to define a form of critical thinking-albeit with one's hands-i.e. ""critical making."" The Art of Critical Making, by RISD faculty and staff,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Art of critical making.
Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, 2013
(OCoLC)857524549
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mara Hermano; Roseanne Somerson
ISBN: 9781118517864 1118517865 9781118764039 111876403X 1299864562 9781299864566 1118763955 9781118763957
OCLC Number: 861533612
Description: 1 online resource (274 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: The Art of Critical Making: Rhode Island School of Design on Creative Practice; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Notes; The Art of Critical Making: An Introduction; Groundwork; Lesson #1: Begin by looking at options, which is different from acting at random; Lesson #2: learn to see by thinking more complexly about visibility; Lesson #3: Use everything that you know and record everything; Lesson #4: Don't try to get to the end without taking all the steps necessary to get there; Lesson #5: Understand that what you are learning is not the same thing as what is being taught; Notes. Text and Context: Outward in All DirectionsNotes; Conversation: Drawing; Notes; Thingking; Notes; Object Lessons; Notes; Conversation: Materials; Anais Missakian, Professor and Department Head, Textiles; Jocelyne Prince, Assistant Professor, Glass; Eric Anderson, Assistant Professor, History of Art and Visual Culture; Mark Pompelia, Visual + Material Resource Librarian, Fleet Library at RISD; Notes; Graphic Design, Storytelling, and the Making of Meaning; Notes; The Nature Imperative; Hands-on Learning and Personal Taxonomies; Biological Guides: Inspiration and Innovation. Scientific Methods: Microscopy and Mental ImagingThe Human-Nature Connection and Our Future; Notes; Conversation: Critique; Christina Bertoni, Professor, Foundation Studies; Elliott Romano, BFA 2013 Photography; Norm Paris, Assistant Professor, Foundation Studies; Ian Stell, MFA 2012 Furniture Design; Daniel Hewett, Critic, Landscape Architecture; Eva Sutton, Professor, Photography; Acting into the Unknown; 1. Beware generalization; 2. Attention coexists with intention; 3. Guessing is a valid form of logic; 4. Expect uncertainty; 5. Communicate toward joint action. 6. Practice, practice, practice7. Don't be afraid to fail /be afraid to fail; Notes; Afterword; Notes; Acknowledgments; Illustrations; Index.
Other Titles: Creative practice
Responsibility: edited by Roseanne Somerson and Mara L. Hermano ; foreword byJohn Maeda.

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Describes the world's leading approach to art and design taught at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). This book illuminates how RISD nurtures the creative process, from brief or prompt to outcome,  Read more...

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