CREATIVITY: AN INTRODUCTION TO POPULAR CONCEPTS, TOPICS, AND DISCUSSIONS
USTVARJALNOST. UVOD V RAZŠIRJENE KONCEPTE, TEME IN RAZPRAVE

Saša Poljak Istenič

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3986/Traditio2017460201

Abstract

Broad interest in creativity in academic disciplines, applied fields, and everyday life has turned the phenomenon of creativity into a fashionable concept, attached to a vast array of objects, practices, and actors. This article outlines popular discussions on creativity, addressing concepts such as individual and social creativity, the creative class, creative industries, and the creative city.

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Veliko zanimanje za ustvarjalnost v znanstvenih disciplinah, uporabnih vedah in vsakdanjem življenju je pojav spreobrnilo v moden koncept, ki se ga pripenja na široko množico predmetov, praks in akterjev. Prispevek oriše razširjene razprave o ustvarjalnosti, ki se nanašajo na koncepte, kot so individualna in družbena ustvarjalnost, ustvarjalni razred, ustvarjalne industrije in ustvarjalno mesto.

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concepts; individual creativity; social creativity; creative class; creative industries; creative city; Slovenia // koncepti; individualna ustvarjalnost; družbena ustvarjalnost; ustvarjalni razred; ustvarjalne industrije; ustvarjalno mesto; Slovenija

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