Creator of 'Everything is a Remix,' Film Director
The speeches by Kirby Ferguson identify remixing as a staple for creativity. Humans learn from copying and emulating old ideas and combining them into new ones.
Kirby Ferguson earned a degree in English from the University of Prince Edward Island before becoming a publisher for Island Edition. For 12 years he worked as a sole proprietor doing freelance graphic design work throughout Canada. He recently created the web video series 'Everything is a Remix,' and is a writer and director for the comedy site GoodieBag.tv.
The speeches by Kirby Ferguson focus on remixing, copying and referencing old materials over time to create a unique voice. He believes that remixing relates to every aspect of creativity, and producing new materials comes from taking ideas from the past.