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Autopoiesis in creativity and art

Autopoiesis in creativity and art

Bishop, Mark and Al-Rifaie, Mohammad Majid ORCID: 0000-0002-1798-9615 (2016) Autopoiesis in creativity and art. In: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing. ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (27). ACM, New York, USA. ISBN 978-1450343077 (doi:

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The term autopoiesis, (meaning ‘self’) and ‘poiesis’ (mean- ing ‘creation, production’) defines a system capable of repro- ducing and maintaining itself. The term was introduced by the theoretical biologists, Humberto Maturana and Francisco Varela, in 1972 to define the self-maintaining chemistry of living cells. The term has subsequently also been applied to the fields of systems theory and sociology. In this paper we apply this model to characterise creativity in art practise.

Item Type: Conference Proceedings
Title of Proceedings: Proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Movement and Computing
Uncontrolled Keywords: creativity, art, autopoiesis, embodied cognition
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > School of Computing & Mathematical Sciences (CMS)
Faculty of Engineering & Science
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2022 13:07

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