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Jester’s ‘Exquisite Corpse’ Collaboration 

Great to see so many of you participating in the session on Jesters and creative see(k)ing. Copied below is your amazing collaborative discourse that both IS-- and is about-- play, ambiguity, uncertainty, and risk-taking beyond the 'frame.' Jester’s Exquisite Corpse* 5/26/11 (*Note: a forward slash indicates the beginning of a new player’s contribution.) The creative …

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Haiku and Comics – Constraints and the Creative Process 

All - a little bit about the presentation by me, Nick Sousanis and Michele Root-Bernstein of Michigan State University – co-presenter; along with Patricia D. Stokes, Barnard College, Columbia University – moderator. Presenters will engage in a moderated discussion concerning the resonance and intersection of the creative process in haiku and comics and how introducing constraints opens space …

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Uncanny 

The jester’s original function was to recite jests—narrative tales of heroic exploits (O.Fr. geste “action, exploit, romance”). Like fabled tricksters, they amused, cajoled, spun ludic into lucid and transported listeners by weaving together is-was-and-could-be. Both mythic and real, tricksters draw us into this “uncanny territory, a space ruled by the disarming charm of the very …

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