Conversation: Sustaining Creative Teams

Arts Collaborative Conversation: Sustaining Creative Teams
Monday, October 23 at 11:30 AM
Main Art Building room S360

How do collaborative teams stay together or fall apart?

Join graduate assistants in interdisciplinary arts research for a conversation about how creative partners meet, work together, and keep going. All are welcome to share questions and knowledge about the challenges and benefits of collaboration.

Hosted by the Arts Collaborative student organization.

Conversation notes:


Making and Being
Susan Jahoda and Caroline Woolard

Emergent Strategy Shaping Change, Changing Worlds
adrienne maree brown

Toolkit for Cooperative, Collective, & Collaborative Cultural Work

Research questions

How do collaborative teams stay together or fall apart?
How do you choose a team?
How do you join a team?
How do you leave a team?
What advice would you give to a new team?
How does volunteering or being paid affect a collaboration?
How do you talk about motivations for collaborating?
How you see others and feel seen?
What is the role of dignity and respect in collaboration?
What drives a team? Passion? Funding?
How do personalities affect a team?
How do you name and assign formal roles?
What are good team building experiences?
How do you decide on a communication style?
How do you document the process of collaboration?
How do you end a project?
What are the benefits of diverse teams?
How to you build transparency?
How do you want to help?
How do you say no?
What does a team do when they encounter challenges?
What is the power dynamic in your team?
How do you give and receive feedback?
How do you create a safe space?
How do you know if you are successful?
How do you translate the vision of a project to all collaborators?
What is the character of your team?
How do instill and keep joy?
How do you design a process for reflection?
How do you identify and manage bias?
What is the role of friendship in collaboration?
How does the structure of a project reflect the culture of a team?
How do you identify what is shared?
Does everyone need to know all parts of a project?