hannah donovan, 3 september 2010




JAM SESSION: What
Improvisation Can Teach
Us About Design
Prelude




Jamming with George Koller, 1988
Prelude




Dr. Shinichi Suzuki
Prelude




John La Porta
Prelude




dev/fort
prelude




What your brain does
prelude




What your brain does


          Self-censoring
prelude




What your brain does
prelude




What your brain does


          Self-expression
How to improvise




What lessons can
we borrow?
How to improvise




1. Tools
How to improvise




2. Structure &
framework
How to improvise




2. Structure &
framework
How to improvise




2. Structure &
framework
How to improvise




3. Roles
How to improvise




3. Roles
How to improvise




3. Roles
How to improvise




4. Communication &
Expression
How to improvise




5. Trading parts
Why improvise?




New thought
patterns, practises,
structures, and ways
to act.
Why improvise




Improvisation has
been at the heart of
every popular music
movement.
why improvise?




the romantic period
why improvise?




hip hop
Why improvise




Improvisation and
read-write culture
Why improvise




The decline of
improvisation
Why improvise




 The Wurlitzer organ
Why improvise




From tape to the
internet
Why improvise




Spontaneity and the
real-time web
Why improvise




Improvisation is
easiest in our
mother tongue
Finale




Thanks!

Contact
@han on twitter / hannah@last.fm


Credits & further reading:
delicious.com/hannahdonovan/impr...
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Jam Session: What Improvisation Can Teach Us About Design

  1. 1. hannah donovan, 3 september 2010 JAM SESSION: What Improvisation Can Teach Us About Design
  2. 2. Prelude Jamming with George Koller, 1988
  3. 3. Prelude Dr. Shinichi Suzuki
  4. 4. Prelude John La Porta
  5. 5. Prelude dev/fort
  6. 6. prelude What your brain does
  7. 7. prelude What your brain does Self-censoring
  8. 8. prelude What your brain does
  9. 9. prelude What your brain does Self-expression
  10. 10. How to improvise What lessons can we borrow?
  11. 11. How to improvise 1. Tools
  12. 12. How to improvise 2. Structure & framework
  13. 13. How to improvise 2. Structure & framework
  14. 14. How to improvise 2. Structure & framework
  15. 15. How to improvise 3. Roles
  16. 16. How to improvise 3. Roles
  17. 17. How to improvise 3. Roles
  18. 18. How to improvise 4. Communication & Expression
  19. 19. How to improvise 5. Trading parts
  20. 20. Why improvise? New thought patterns, practises, structures, and ways to act.
  21. 21. Why improvise Improvisation has been at the heart of every popular music movement.
  22. 22. why improvise? the romantic period
  23. 23. why improvise? hip hop
  24. 24. Why improvise Improvisation and read-write culture
  25. 25. Why improvise The decline of improvisation
  26. 26. Why improvise The Wurlitzer organ
  27. 27. Why improvise From tape to the internet
  28. 28. Why improvise Spontaneity and the real-time web
  29. 29. Why improvise Improvisation is easiest in our mother tongue
  30. 30. Finale Thanks! Contact @han on twitter / hannah@last.fm Credits & further reading: delicious.com/hannahdonovan/improvisation
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