Cultural Evolution in the Arts
Cultural evolution in the Arts (versus the usual focus on technology)
Three Research Projects are addressing this theme. Find out more by clicking on the titles:
Genome of Melody [Creativity theme, PI Jan Hajic]: This project considers influences on the stability and diffusion of Gregorian chant using a novel application of bioinformatic techniques.
Phylogenies of Literature [Creativity theme, PI Oleg Sobchuk]: This project aims to draw a macro-map of literary evolution over 300 years using large digital libraries and text mining. [Seedcorn award project]
How stories make us creative [Creativity theme, PI Wojciech Małecki]: This project is a novel consideration of ways in which literature can drive creativity in the reader, rather than focusing on the creativity of the writer. [This project is no longer going ahead.]