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Category Archives: Researching creativity

temporal possibilities

in short bursts of reading while travelling from the atlantic to the north sea in rare sunshine and in less than an hour, here another blink: ” Rather, what happens in the autobiographical process is an interplay of positioning possible pasts and possible beginnings in the light of an end, that is the present of […]

narrative present

… a conversation that begun a few years back just recently took some unexpected turns. they were circular in fact and as that rather delicious. they are marked, if not fully formed in these few lines that were contained in written text. thanks so much, lb, and looking forward to what this may turn to […]

The presence of precarity

The presence of precarity Self-employment as contemporary formGesa Helms Aligning artistic and academic labour in their shared belief in creative and autonomous practices and work identity formation – the valorisation of one’s self in such relational labour practices – this study, drawing on Maurizio Lazaratto and Sergio Bologna, takes us some way towards unravelling some […]

Doodley-doo? Doodley don’t!

Doodley-doo? Doodley don’t! Life and SabotageGesa Helms “There are two lines of enquiry for this review (of an admittedly rather unimportant book, Claire Faÿ’s The Doodle Notebook. How to Waste Time in the Office, that has already received far more than its fair share of coverage):a. what kind of practices are proposed “to take on […]

Tell me, what is your question?

I have been experimenting with Participatory Action Research (PAR) of late to be able to understand group processes in organisational settings (e.g., labour market training initiatives, young people’s involvement in volunteering etc.). Central to PAR is a relatively short and reiterative cycle of observation, analysis and action. It employs a set of ongoing inquiries – […]