Code artist Afra Noubarzadeh talks about the power of limitations

According to Afra Noubarzadeh, limitations plays a central role in boosting creativity in a time of unlimited possibilities and choices. By defining and limiting your reality, he suggests that we will have a greater chance of maximizing our imagination and fantasy in creative processes. Afra’s goal as an artist is to use limitations to enable people to communicate and create art together. In his talk he describes not only his view on creativity and limitations but also his creative journey as an artist. And invites the audience to co-create an art piece.

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Afra Noubarzadeh is a Swedish code artist. According to Afra Noubarzadeh, limitations plays a central role in boosting creativity in a time of unlimited possibilities and choices. By defining and limiting your reality, he suggests that we will have a greater chance of maximizing our imagination and fantasy in creative processes. Afra’s goal as an artist is to use limitations to enable people to communicate and create art together. In his talk he describes not only his view on creativity and limitations but also his creative journey as an artist. And invites the audience to co-create an art piece.

Afra has an interdisciplinary educational background covering environmental science, politics, entrepreneurship and art. In his professional life he has focused his work on the intersections between creativity and logic, and through communication boosting co-creation processes. He has worked with large enterprises, universities, NGOs and all ages. Afra is currently employed by the West Sweden Chamber of Commerce to inspire and to increase the interest among pupils in Sweden for natural science and art.

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What are mistakes anyway? We all make them right? Some might argue, that its one way of learning how to not do something. But it can also be an invitation to other possibilities. — Afra Noubarzadeh

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