LOOKING ASIDE: COLLECTIVE CONSTRUCTS, AUTARCHIC ASSEMBLAGE

24 02 2009

By ELIF AYITER and MURAT GERMEN

This paper describes a proposed electronic, art educational syllabus/methodology focusing primarily on, but not limited to Web 2 communal photography; one which aspires to translate Arthur Koestler’s definition of creativity as a process of “thinking aside”, into an educational approach which can be characterised as “looking aside”; of which, associative content, materialising as a confluence of text and image; as well as the layering and clustering of images, ideas and concepts into complex creative structures/systems are envisioned as the basic building blocks.

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