innovation

Online@AsiaPacific: Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia–Pacific

Authors: 
Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold
Publication date: 
31 March 2013
Type: 
book

The six case studies which inform this book: Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Singapore and Melbourne, offer a range of economic, socio-cultural, linguistic and religious differences, enabling the authors to provide new insights into specific issues pertaining to mobile media in each city.

CCI Director's News - April 2012

Publication date: 
3 April 2012
Type: 
commentary

Welcome to our first CCI newsletter for 2012. The Centre has been quick out of the blocks to start the year, with many publications out, a number of events already held, and plenty more to come. It’s shaping up as an even busier year than 2011, itself a truly impressive year of achievement, as showcased in the recently released CCI Annual Report (available at www.cci.edu.au/reports/2011.pdf )

The CCI narrative: research for a creative Australia

Publication date: 
24 August 2011

Essentially, the story of the CCI has been to give substance to the link between creative industries and innovation, to explore its implications for our core academic discipline fields and several policy domains and, working with industry and community, to assist in its application in practical circumstances. In short, it has sought to mainstream innovation in and through the creative industries for policy consideration, deepen it for academic engagement, and apply it for industry and community benefit.

Growing future innovators: A new approach to learning programs for young people

Authors: 
Julie Robson and Luke Jaaniste
Publication date: 
20 August 2010
Type: 
report

The Growing Future Innovators scoping study includes a detailed review of local, national and international policy relating to arts, education and innovation and case studies of innovative and best practice schools education programs delivered by eighteen contemporary arts organisations in Australia and the UK.

PICA has been working with Edith Cowan University's Centre for Research in Entertainment, the Arts, Technology, Education and Communications (CREATEC) with assistance from the Fogarty Foundation, on a research project called Growing Future Innovators.

Supporting culture when everyone’s on YouTube

Publication date: 
16 February 2010
Type: 
article

There are young Australians who are already making a name (and money) for themselves in the latest market for creative content – and it didn’t exist a moment ago. YouTube is a huge repository of amateur content, but it is also rapidly evolving into a site that has legally contracted Hollywood movies and TV shows but is working out ways to share revenues from advertising with gifted and committed amateurs whose creativity attracts a big following.

Can government play a role in assisting Australian creative talent to catch some of dynamism of emerging markets for culture?

Creative ecologies: where thinking is a proper job

Authors: 
John Howkins
Publication date: 
2 March 2009
Type: 
book

Why_do_some_ideas flourish and others fail?
Why is independent thought valued in some societies and discouraged in others?

Ecology is the study of how organisms relate to their environment. Following on from the success of his 2001 book The Creative Economy, leading thinker John Howkins applies ecological principles to the concepts of creativity and innovation, generating Creative Ecologies.

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