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What would happen if we unleashed a communication frame in untouched areas, beckoning an unsuspecting public to share their thoughts, struggles and finally be heard? Public camera's could be that frame through which any shy person could speak up.

What would happen if we unleashed a communication frame in untouched areas, beckoning an unsuspecting public to share their thoughts, struggles and finally be heard? Public camera's could be that frame through which any shy person could speak up.

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Povilas commented on Contemporary confidence = I could do that + show me where

It can be perceived as an ongoing process of collaboration, not the competition as here in OpenIdeo, but the key points are still the same - the best proposals need to be pushed further and appraised.

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Povilas commented on Contemporary confidence = I could do that + show me where

I just looked through the book I read long time ago from Edward de Bono called How To Have Creative Ideas. Strategy used in his approach is always the same and something could be learned and used. It goes like this:

All exercises starts by obtaining different number of random words. It can be random words from the mind, but it is advisable to use tables of random words provided at the end of the book.

Second step varies depending on the specific game. For example, let’s look at the exercise Central. It starts with obtaining five random words which has to be viewed together.

Then you have to select from these five words the one you choose to be central.

In the third step relate the four other random words to the one you have chosen to be central.

Finally, in each case explain the nature of the relationship.

This exercise encourages perceputal creativity. You have to look at things in different ways. You need to be able to perceive a wide range of relationships, similiarities and connections. These 3 things are crucial for nurturing creativity. And contemporary art is a great area to look for relationships, similiarities and connections.

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Povilas commented on Contemporary confidence = I could do that + show me where

Hey Ashley,

Good points. I think the easiest way to handle it would be to make it virtual. However, exercises or real life classes with mentors would be much more effective. It would be great if the work & ideas which young people produce would be good enough to include it in the local museum exhibitions. This type of model could be also implemented as a series of workshops.