Archive for July, 2010

Steven Fischer Appears in 0-90 Documentary

July 21, 2010

A documentary examining the first 90 days of President Obama’s administration.

Old School New School director Steven Fischer appears in this clip. Click here to watch 0-90.

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Brian Cox Conversation in Old School New School

July 19, 2010

Click Here to watch a clip from the Brian Cox conversation that appears in Old School New School, Steven Fischer’s study on creativity.

In this clip, Steven and Brian talk about provoking serendipity and creating your own luck.

City Paper’s Feature Story on Old School New School

July 14, 2010

Released today and documents a recent shoot in New York with jazz great McCoy Tyner.

Click here and check it out!

Creativity in Crisis

July 10, 2010

A very interesting (if not distressing) article on the downfall of creativity in American youth came out in Newsweek.

While some people today certainly are creative and produce truly original work, the lack of creative stimulation in modern society, especially among the very young, is overwhelmingly present.

This article, by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman, discusses the decline of American creativity as alerted through a long research on the subject, chiefly the work of Paul Torrance.

Click here to read.