Cultural production, creativity and constraints

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Cultural production, creativity and constraints

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dc.contributor.author Moeran, Brian
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-19
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-19T13:24:17Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-19T13:24:17Z
dc.date.issued 2009-11-19T13:24:17Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/7951
dc.description.abstract This paper draws on extensive fieldwork in a wide range of creative industries to argue that creativity itself is under-theorised, and should be considered as both enabled and inhibited by numerous constraints guiding the choices made by creative personnel during the course of their work. Six sets of constraints are outlined in the context of different forms of cultural production: material, temporal, spatial, social, representational and economic. It is argued that the performance of creative work is similar in part to Turner’s concept of ‘communitas’, when an aura of individual creativity is passed to other participants. This kind of liminal space is also found in creative industry ritual events, which enable participants to communicate on an equal footing, and gain knowledge and connections that they can then use at work in their normal everyday lives. These in turn may have a long-term effect on cultural production, creativity and constraints. en_US
dc.format.extent 24 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Creative Encounters Working Paper;35
dc.subject.other Constraints en_US
dc.subject.other Conventions en_US
dc.subject.other Creative industries en_US
dc.subject.other Creativity en_US
dc.subject.other Cultural production en_US
dc.subject.other Ritual events en_US
dc.title Cultural production, creativity and constraints en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt09nov19 nijemo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Interkulturel Kommunikation og Ledelse en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort IKL en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Intercultural Communication and Management en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort IKL en_US
dc.idnumber x656597614 en_US
dc.publisher.year 2009 en_US


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