Creativity and Design – Week Three Reflection

Tuesday 9 August (Semester 2 and mid year intake brief combined)

Semester 2 Brief: “Drawing for Analysis” class notes:

Map Drawing – “Auckland CIty Council GIS” (web resource – type in geographic data to map a place.

Situationists (https://mappingweirdstuff.wordpress.com/2009/06/14/mapping-weird-stuff-psychogeography/)

Psychogeography is an approach to geography that emphasizes playfulness and “drifting” around urban environments. It has links to the Situationist International. Psychogeography was defined in 1955 by Guy Debord as “the study of the precise laws and specific effects of the geographical environment, consciously organized or not, on the emotions and behavior of individuals.”[1] Another definition is “a whole toy box full of playful, inventive strategies for exploring cities… just about anything that takes pedestrians off their predictable paths and jolts them into a new awareness of the urban landscape.”

Mid year intake brief:

I had trouble with the grasping the concepts of what was required.

The brief states: “explore the process of creativity through the production of creative making through various knowledge perspectives within a creative practise”. I didn’t understand what was required of me so I broke down the above sentence and did some research especiation into what knowledge perspective is, and below are my findings:
tbc. .

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