Living words, MAET Summer 2013

by | Jul 31, 2013 | Art, Creativity, Design, Film, Fun, Learning, MAET, News, Representation, Teaching, Technology, Worth Reading

Steven Jobs famously said,

Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences they’ve had and synthesize new things.

This summer the students and instructors of the East Lansing cohort of the MAET program created a short video around this quote.

Each participant was given one word (selected from the quote above) to illustrate in a creative manner. The only constraint was that they could not use any digital technology to create their designs – anything else was fair game. William Cain then took all these designs and incorporated them into one neat video. This was our final assignment for the summer and was a fun way to create an artifact that included contributions from everybody who had been part of the class. A nice way to end the summer session.

Here is the final video below:


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