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Steve Dahlberg-Mary Alice Long

Creativity in Play


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Exploring the importance of creativity, play and imagination across society. Hosted by Steven Dahlberg and Mary Alice Long, Ph.D. Produced by the International Centre for Creativity and Imagination, in partnership with the National Creativity Network. ... 'The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.' – Carl Jung

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Our guest will John Seely Brown, co-author of A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change. We'll explore the role of creativity and imagination in change, learning, work and innovation, as... more

Best-selling author Bernie DeKoven joins us to explore game design, healthy competition, play, and creative fun. Bernie is the author of "The Well Played Game," in which he voiced a philosophy of "healthy competition" that formed the... more

Join us with author Sandy Sims to explore the role of creative thinking in life and work. Sandy is the author of "How Frank Lloyd Wright Got Into My Head Under My Skin And Changed The Way I Think About Thinking, A Creative Thinking... more

We'll explore the patterns that organize and control our different learning and creativity styles. And we'll look at the way we move and mind-body connection. Join us with Betsy Wetzig, movement researcher, choreographer, dancer, and... more

We'll explore the importance of playing in the kitchen, creating the space for families to cook and eat together, and fostering creativity and communication through cooking and eating together. Rachel Theriot is the CEO and head chef... more

We'll explore the intersection of travel, play, community-building, creativity, the outdoors, education, music and the environment with the co-founder and international program director of Crooked Trails: Travel with a Purpose. Find... more

We'll explore Matt Brown's work at Klutz, the importance of play and movement, and connections between creativity and play.

We'll explore the importance of advocating for play in nature, what resources are available to support outdoor play, and what's missing from creative play.

Explore why creativity matters in cities and communities, what the state of today's economy means for creativity, and where we stand in "The Great Reset."

We'll talk poetry, arts, creativity in odd places, workshops, artistic community and more with poet, writer and teacher Amena Brown. Plus, we'll hear her poem on creativity - "Be The One" - which she read to help close the Creativity World... more
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