September 27, 2011 in Miscellaneous

Is Photography only a Remix?

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I have just stumbled across these interesting thesis from Kirby Ferguson.

Kirby is a genius!

His statement disillusioned me in thinking creativity is more special and something different.

He claimed that everything creative is only a remix. There are three simple principles of remixing:

… copy, transform, combine…

This sounds really simple and populist. So let us photographers discuss about his statement.

  • Is there anything special in creativity?
  • Can everybody learn and live creativity by learning these principles?
  • Why are some people so successful creative and others aren’t?
  • What is creativity for you?
  • I’m really curious about the discussion…

    But maybe first see his films and then discuss:

    One Comment

    1. November 12, 2011 at 07:13



      I have watched the first 3 parts and I am looking forward to watch the 4th one. Not really knew but that is how progress works.

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