8th International CREANDO Symposium on Creativity in Economics, Arts and Science
Zermatt/Valais, Switzerland, 1994
Playful Imagination in the Creative Process
Chairman: Gottlieb GUNTERN
Ph. D. ethologist, Cambridge University, Founder and Scientific Director of Gombe Stream Research Centre, Tanzania
president Walt Disney Feature Animation, Glendale/California, USA.
actress, writer, film director,â€¨USA
Gerald M. EDELMAN
Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine in 1972, chairman of the Department of Neurobiology of the Scripps Research Institute,â€¨USA
composer, bandleader of the famous rock group Deep Purple, England
Liv ULLMANN: What prompts the Norwegian actress, bestseller author, and film director not to stop a shooting camera?
Jane GOODALL: What kind of behavior observed during the time span of thirty years in Gombe (Tanzania) in chimpanzees may also be useful for the stimulation of human creativity?â€¨â€¨
Peter SCHNEIDER: What turns a so-called secondary artist in Hollywood into such a central figure?
Jon LORD: How does the professional musician and bandleader of the legendary rock band Deep Purple find new musical ideas time and again? Why is it easier to compose a sad melody rather than a cheerful one?â€¨â€¨
Gerald M. EDELMAN: Why does neurobiologist and Nobel laureate in medicine rigorously reject the idea that our brain resembles a computer and why does he compare it to a jungle instead?
Imagination is the mysterious word inspiring the discussions during the 8th International CREANDO Symposium on Creativity in Economics, Arts and Science held in Zermatt.
The Swiss researcher creativity Gottlieb GUNTERN has invited five personalities of great renown and coming from various countries in order to shed more light and the enigma of the creative process. They elucidate the various ways leading from the very first vague idea to its realization. Thus the reader gets new impulses for his own creativity.
Scalo Verlag, Zürich
16 x 23,5 cm