Creativity in Amateur Multimedia : Popular Culture , Critical Theory , and Hci

@inproceedings{Bardzell2007CreativityIA,
  title={Creativity in Amateur Multimedia : Popular Culture , Critical Theory , and Hci},
  author={Jeffrey Bardzell},
  year={2007}
}
The last decade has witnessed the emergence and aesthetic maturation of amateur multimedia on an unprecedented scale, from video podcasts to machinima, and Flash animations to user-created metaverses. Today, especially in academic circles, this pop culture phenomenon is little recognized and even less understood. This paper explores creativity in amateur multimedia using three theorizations of creativity—those of HCI, postructuralism, and technological determinism. These theorizations frame a… CONTINUE READING
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