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Collective Wisdom & Co-Creation
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Collective Wisdom & Co-Creation

Lunchtime Talks


Please note: This event ended on 2 December 2022

In this Lunchtime Talk we will meet some of the authors / co-authors of Collective Wisdom: Co-Creating Media for Equity and Justice which observes that co-creation is everywhere; from massive prehistoric rock carvings to the birth of the internet...

But it's easy to miss. Individuals often take credit for—and profit from—collective forms of authorship, erasing whole cultures and narratives as they do so. Collective Wisdom offers the first guide to co-creation as a concept and as a practice, tracing co-creation from collaborative journalism to human–AI partnership.

This talk is presented in partnership with i-Docs and will be chaired by Mandy Rose, Professor of Documentary & Digital Cultures at UWE Bristol and Co-Convenor of the i-Docs Symposium.

About Katerina Cizek

Katerina is a Peabody and two-time Emmy-award winning documentarian and the artistic director of the Co-Creation Studio at the MIT Open Documentary Lab. For over a decade at the National Film Board of Canada, she helped redefine the organisation as a digital storytelling hub through her long-form, co-creative documentary projects Filmmaker in Residence and HIGHRISE. She is the author (with Uricchio) of this book and co-principal investigator of the field study.

About Amelia Winger-Bearskin

Amelia is an artist, creative director, and organiser who develops cultural communities at the intersection of art, technology and education. She is now a Banks family preeminence endowed chair and Associate Professor of Artificial Intelligence and the Arts at the Digital Worlds Institute at the University of Florida. She is Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation of Oklahoma, Deer Clan. She contributed the section “Decentralized Storytelling.”

Open Studio Fridays

From 10:00 - 17:00 you can stay at the Studio for Open Studio Fridays - join us to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. The Studio provides chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Tell us what you’re up to, or allow us to facilitate conversations within the resident community. Studio staff and residents will be around to chat, answer questions, or tell you more about what we do. The open afternoons close at 17:00, sometimes with a trip to the Café & Bar.

Where to find us

The Lunchtime Talks take place in the Pervasive Media Studio, which is in the Watershed building. The Studio is just beyond the Café & Bar, turn right and then go down the corridor to your left (where the toilets are). The double doors here will be open, go all the way down until you reach the Studio. A member of staff will sign you in, and check your ticket, if you have booked.

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