Category: Guest post

Guest post: Remixing the fashion commons

At Friday’s workshop the discussion touched on fashion’s approach to intellectual property and how it is different to that of other cultural sectors. (For instance, it was mentioned that in a Guardian webchat the previous evening, Clay Shirky had mentioned that there is […] 

Guest post: Unfinished is good

When I attended the first ‘Community-powered Digital Transformations’ workshop at the University of Westminster, I was listening to presentations and discussion about digital creativity with three different thinking caps on. Firstly, as a former museum curator I listened and spoke […] 

Guest post: Online / offline knitting

I came to the Production and Creativity workshop exercising a sort of double-think. Yes, this day is totally for me, I thought – the agenda seemed to address many issues I’ve been thinking about recently. I am a ‘professional’ knitwear designer-maker […] 

Guest post: Lurking is doing too

When we talk about participation in media we often look to the web to find the footprint of activity, but in doing so we can miss the activity of those who tread lightly online, and sometimes they have an interesting […]