Considering Courage in Creativity

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The aim for this presentation is to open up a dialogue and discussion around the need for courage in creativity and pedagogy, with a focus on the ways in which education can foster and encourage acts of courage within creative practice. The first part of the presentation will be a visual overview of of what courage looks like in the context of creative practice, specifically illustration, highlighting three main themes of courage within creativity and pedagogy. The second part will present a case study of a graduate from BA Illustration who displayed acts of courage in completing their placement and work experience module as a medical illustrator.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventCreativity and Risk Symposium - University of South Wales, Cardiff, United Kingdom
Duration: 6 Sep 20196 Sep 2019


ConferenceCreativity and Risk Symposium
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom


  • Courage
  • Risk
  • Creativity


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