Creativity Everything into 2023
Updates on Reframing Creativity, Innovation Studio, new book, new music, practice-based research, and more.
Creativity Everything and The Creative School Innovation Studio
The Black Mosaic: A Year in Review, and What’s Next
Featuring new work by Black Mosaic artists.
Creativity is a Hat, and other zines
Kyle Rubini made some delightful zines about creativity.
Connection Fellow profile: Pree Rehal
Profile of the interdisciplinary artist who is one of our seven Fellows.
Connection Fellow profile: Jordan M. Burns
Profile of the Indigenous playwright and director who is one of our seven Fellows.
Connection Fellow profile: Niya
Profile of the multi-disciplinary storyteller who is one of our seven Fellows.
Connection Fellow profile: Vanese Smith
Profile of the music producer and DJ who is one of our seven Fellows.
Connection Fellow profile: Habiba El-Sayed
Profile of the ceramic and performance artist who is one of our seven Fellows.
Connection Fellow profile: Kalaisan Kalaichelvan
Profile of the music composer and dancer who is one of our seven Fellows.
Connection Fellow profile: Lola Bunz
Profile of the new hip hop artist who is one of our seven Fellows.
Seven amazing Connection Fellows announced
Seven outstanding Fellows selected from 170 applicants.
The Black Mosaic
Exciting new initiative for Black creatives, led by Mir Asoh.
The Creativity Everything Connection Fellowship is open for applications
A new way to support creators. Includes a mini-bursary of $1,250. Priority for BIPOC applicants.
Short videos: Creativity advice
New very short videos to support your creative confidence.
Hansel Igbavboa – Entrepreneurship, combining your creative expressions and social justice (episode #11)
Podcast episode #11 is a fascinating talk with Hansel Igbavboa, a creative entrepreneur and filmmaker whose work is steeped in social innovation.
New Zoom series: ‘Making it Happen’ on Fridays
Recommissioned by Artscape Launchpad to do more creativity workshops!
Amanda Scriver – Stories and activism through creativity (episode #10)
Podcast episode #10 is a great conversation with Amanda Scriver, freelance journalist, passionate community builder, and award-winning social media strategist.
Get support, advice and coaching on your creative ideas and projects.
Nicola Hamilton – Uncovering your intuitive creative process (episode #9)
Podcast episode #9 is a great conversation with designer Nicola Hamilton, discussing in particular the emotional realities and insecurities of being creative.
David Gauntlett – Writing, music, and exploring creativity (episode #8)
In podcast episode #8 we talk with David Gauntlett, Ryerson University’s Canada Research Chair in Creativity – and founder of this podcast – about the processes of writing, music, and creativity.
Katia Oloy – Design, illustration and business: purposeful creativity (episode #7)
Podcast episode #7 features a non-stop blast of insights into the creative world of Los Angeles-based artist and visual storyteller, Katia Oloy.
Weekly free creativity workshops on Zoom
Exchange ideas with creative people in these free workshops! In collaboration with Artscape Launchpad.
Tasneem – Music, acting, writing: a creative journey (episode #6)
Podcast episode #6 is a really packed conversation with Tasneem, the multi-talented music producer, actor and writer.
Romana Kassam – Becoming a visual storyteller and embracing creativity (episode #5)
Podcast episode #5 is an inspiring conversation with Romana Kassam, a self-taught multi-disciplinary artist, inspired by identity, duality, the human condition and the spaces in between.
Jamie Miller – Biomimicry is design inspired by nature (episode #4)
Podcast episode #4 is a fascinating conversation with Jamie Miller on using the genius of nature to solve problems creatively.
Alia Youssef – Photography and how to keep going with creativity (episode #3)
Podcast episode #3 features the incredible Alia Youssef who makes The Sisters Project, the stunning photography series challenging representations of Muslim women.
Jodianne Beckford – Sharing creativity, plants, podcasts, and mental health (episode #2)
Podcast episode 2 is a wonderful conversation with Jodianne Beckford, creator of The E Project.
Naomi Skwarna – Writing, acting, sewing, and “finding peace in enough” (episode #1)
Podcast episode 1 features Naomi Skwarna, the writer, artist, actor and maker.
David Gauntlett & Camille Favreau – Why we’re making a podcast (episode #0)
A short introduction to the podcast!
New 4-min Creativity Everything video: key ideas
New short video. Explains the ‘low floor, high ceilings, wide walls’ principle, and other things.
Bobbie Burgers on creativity, 23 October 2019
The Vancouver-based artist Bobbie Burgers is coming to talk about her creative process.
Creativity Everything Creative Drop-in
New drop-in at Ryerson University on Tuesdays!
Research, teaching, and everything all interconnected
How it all fits together.
Creativity Everything #FreeSchool video
New 5-min video captures the true spirit of the #FreeSchool.
Creativity Everything #FreeSchool delights!
We were so happy with the diverse and wonderful #FreeSchool – two weeks of creative everything, open to everyone.
Announcing the Creativity Everything #FreeSchool
Two weeks of creative everything, open to everyone, 21–31 May 2019.
Catalyst Workshop #4: Zine-Making with Kendra Yee
Short report on our zine-making workshop, 13 March 2019.
David Gauntlett Experimental Culture work-in-progress talk
Toronto talk on 27 March 2019.
Catalyst Workshop #3: Embroidery with Olivia S-G
Short report on our embroidery workshop, 27 February 2019.
An Experimental Culture of All Kinds of Things Made by Everybody
The next book by David Gauntlett.
Catalyst Workshop #2: Spoken Word Poetry with David Silverberg of Toronto Poetry Slam
Short report on our spoken word poetry workshop, 6 February 2019.
Catalyst Workshop #1: Beading with Ziigwen Mixemong
Short report on our beading workshop, 23 January 2019.
Catalyst Creativity Workshop series
Weekly meetups in The Catalyst, Ryerson University, where we try a new creative practice each week.
Power Plant talk
New short video based on David Gauntlett’s talk at The Power Plant, Toronto.
Making is Connecting, second edition
Fully revised and updated, with three new chapters. Published 2018.