Rankings, grades and online performance scores don’t reflect reality – but the problem is much worse than that.
Selected from 170 incredible applicants!
The project supporting Black creators continues!
Talking about creativity with Amanda, Heather and Stedman, using Lego.
Inspiring ideas and advice.
Support for BIPOC creators in the Greater Toronto Area.
Book progress! It’s actually going quite well.
I asked my students to do a project across the term, and so I’m doing it too.
Supporting Black creators in the Toronto area.
Now offered free of charge – advice and coaching on your creative ideas and projects.
I put a lot of work into this one!
A new music track. Trying not to throw in too much. Failing.
Recommissioned for a second Artscape Launchpad series!
Advice and coaching on your creative ideas and projects. All proceeds to Black Lives Matter Toronto.
Progress in the music department.
Free online workshops, hosted by Artscape Launchpad.
Thoughts on music-making, all in one place.
What does it mean, “10,000 hours” to master something?
On getting useful feedback.
It’s an obvious idea . . . but that’s not going to stop us!
And in a new team-up with Jodianne Beckford!
Lots of lectures drop at once, like on Netflix, except, lectures.
I worked out why I don’t want to be in their bubble.
On the proper form of a university course
The #FreeSchool was a delightful and diverse success!
Where did we nick this idea from?
Is imagination the same as creativity?
Two weeks of creative everything, open to everyone, running 21–31 May 2019.
This was going to be my next book, but then it wasn’t.
New course I’m teaching at Ryerson University.
Launch of new website for new lab!
The third of my three Canada Research Chair themes.
The second of my three Canada Research Chair themes.
The first of my three Canada Research Chair themes.
My Canada Research Chair seven-year plan.
A new course I’m offering at Ryerson University, Toronto.
A new job at Ryerson University. Locals are invited to say hi.
I’ve got a new job at Ryerson University, Toronto, starting in January.
Reflections after a day in the studio with Matt Gooderson.
New diagram of creativity. Public lecture, workshop and more.
Some thoughts on the creative experience of music-making.
On me making music. Don’t worry, you don’t actually have to listen to any.
They shouldn’t give me flattering titles like this.
From TEDxUmeå. It’s now online.
I made a one-minute intro video in a Danish forest.
Less is more.
15 weeks of planning for 18 minutes of talking starts here.
The second day of my Chicago trip, including my talk and workshop.
I visited Chicago Public Library System, where they are rethinking libraries as places of making and exchange.
University education as conversations, inspirations, making things happen.
Newer, tidier version of my ‘eight principles’ piece, which can be read alongside my new blog post ‘Platforms for Creativity: Introduction’.
Explaining what I mean when I talk about ‘platforms for creativity’.
Chicago event on 23 September 2015.
What happened when I went to the International Centre of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana.
On meaningful connections rather than frictionless content.
Pictures, tweets and blog posts from the Dundee events.
A talk and a workshop about creativity with Amy Twigger Holroyd, on 29 January 2015.
Things by me that you can read for free.
On the importance of play, for everyone.
Final post in the self-reflective four-part series.
…that people in my kind of field don’t always emphasise. Part 3 of the 4-part series.
What can I usefully do? Part 2 in a series of 4.
What am I trying to do? Part 1 of a 4-part series.
Wordy conversations turned into graphic graphics!
Last in the series.
New AHRC funded research.
Number two in the series of three.
The cart before the horse.
First in a series of three!
New old long video.
A new article by me.
Videos from New York and Rome.
An interview with Zoe Romano.
New York! Rome! Exciting!
On creating a ‘climate of possibility’.
From March 2009: on political participation.
From my collaboration with the LEGO Foundation.
Introduction to an ongoing theme.
From April 2012: eight core principles.
A new website and a new blog.