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Autopoiesis in Creativity and Art

Bishop, Mark (J. M.) and al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid. 5 July 2016. 'Autopoiesis in Creativity and Art'. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing. Greece. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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Abstract or Description

The term autopoiesis, (meaning 'self') and 'poiesis' (meaning 'creation, production') defines a system capable of reproducing and maintaining itself. The term was introduced by the theoretical biologists, Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela, in 1972 to define the self-maintaining chemistry of living cells. The term has subsequently also been applied to the fields of systems theory and sociology. In this paper we apply this model to characterise creativity in art practise.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Identification Number (DOI):

10.1145/2948910.2948948

Keywords:

Art, Autopoiesis, Creativity, Embodied Cognition

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Computing

Dates:

DateEvent
5 July 2016Published
1 May 2016Accepted

Event Location:

Greece

Item ID:

18862

Date Deposited:

05 Sep 2016 09:57

Last Modified:

20 Jun 2017 09:39

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/18862

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