Creativity and Innovation

This course provides a unique learning experience, which will help you to identify your individual strengths. Taking an innovative approach to everyday life is crucial to success. By developing your passions into expertise, you will identify how your strengths can stand you apart from the crowd! By participating in a variety of workshops, you will use alternative ways of learning, including narrative, making and the spontaneity of play...

Taught by: Alexandra Antonopoulou.

Description

This course provides a unique learning experience, which will help you to identify your individual strengths. Taking an innovative approach to everyday life is crucial to success. By developing your passions into expertise, you will identify how your strengths can stand you apart from the crowd! By participating in a variety of workshops, you will use alternative ways of learning, including narrative, making and the spontaneity of play. Through these workshops you will unlock your interests and explore the idea of creative identity. Using critical reflection, analysis and experimentation, you will gain confidence to taking an innovative stride towards shaping your future creative pathway!

Course Outcomes
The course will lead to an understanding of the undeniable need for creative identity as a tool to navigate through the creative industries and the everyday need for creative thinking. An essential component in a world in need of unique and innovative thinkers rather than people with a ‘wholesale’ knowledge and identical skill sets.

Who Should Attend
Creativity is an essential ingredient in your day to day life. Whether you are currently studying, a graduate, professional, entrepreneur or someone with personal interest in creativity. This course is ideal for any creative looking to find their place in the industry, challenge or define themselves and gain the confidence to develop a unique vision.

Level
All Levels Welcome



Tutor information

Alexandra Antonopoulou is currently a Senior Lecturer and Course Leader in the UK, teaching a broad range of Art and Design courses. Her research explores the uses of story-making, fiction and play in learning, designing and research, as well as ideas of shared authorship and collaboration. As part of her research, she is devising and running educational programs in collaboration with museums, schools, universities and research units. Covering a broad field in Arts and Design (Graphic Design Communication, Interaction design, Fashion Design, Children book writing - illustration, Sculpture and Book Arts), her work has been showcased at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Design Museum London, the Whitechapel Gallery, and several Universities - Research Institutions around the world.




Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:


  • Notebook and Pen
  • Sketchbook
  • Preferred drawing- making material
  • A camera to document your work
  • Your favourite object

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
10/04/2017 - 12/04/2017Monday - Wednesday10:00 - 16:003 Days£475Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket
26/07/2017 - 28/07/2017Wednesday - Friday10:00 - 16:003 Days£475Available Atterbury St - SW1P Add to Basket