Posted by: Liz Massey | July 28, 2010

Surf’s Up, Condensed: Top Creativity Links for July 28, 2010

Photo courtesy SXC.

Why using improvisation to teach business skills is no joke –
Business professors, including Duke’s Robert Kulhan, are teaching improv techniques to their students to help sharpen their business acumen. “Improvisation isn’t about comedy, it’s about reacting — being focused and present in the moment at a very high level,” Kulhan told CNN.

Solar Powered, Sun Projection Artwork, Permanent Addition to Denver Skyline
A report from The Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts. Brooklyn based artist and inventor Adam Frank, is currently installing SUNLIGHT, a permanent, solar powered, public art installation made entirely of light. This unique light mural, commissioned by the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, is entirely solar powered. SUNLIGHT uses actual sunlight to render the sun.

Notes from #twchat – Collaboration Jam! | Thoughtwrestling
Ian Rountree recaps a Twitter-moderated conversation on creative collaboration. Part one discussed the attitudes and behavior required for collaboration (is being nice enough?) and part two covered tools.

10 Cool Crowdsourced Music Video Projects
What better way for an artist to engage with his or her fans than by collaborating with them? Although just 10 years ago this would have been an arduous undertaking, collaborative music video projects are now common, thanks to social media and the wonders of the web.

EyeWriter Initiative
This technology-development project allows urban projection artists (which is a sort of ephemeral graffiti) who have ALS and other disabling conditions practice their art by creating using only eye movements. The project is supported in part by the Parsons School of Communication, Design & Technology.

Responsible Photography | Fuel Your Photography
Mathieu Jarry discusses several ways in which photographers can give back to the community by using their picture-taking abilities to help others in need.



  1. Thanks very much to linking out to our #twchat post from Thoughtwrestling! Please join us there sometime!

    • Thanks Mark, I will try to do that soon!

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