Découpé (cut-up technique)
The cut-up technique(or découpéin French) is an aleatory literary technique in which a written text is cut up and rearranged to create a new text. The concept can be traced to at least the Dadaists of the 1920s, but was popularized in the late 1950s and early 1960s by writer William S. Burroughs, and has since been used in a wide variety of contexts. (Wikipedia)
How David Bowie Used William S. Burroughs’ Cut-Up Method to Write His Unforgettable Lyrics
"If you put three or four dissociated ideas together and create awkward relationships with them, the unconscious intelligence that comes from those pairings is really quite startling sometimes, quite provocative." David Bowie referring to writer, William S Burroughs' cut-up style.
Oblique Strategies(subtitled Over One Hundred Worthwhile Dilemmas) is a card-based method for promoting creativity jointly created by Brian Enoand Peter Schmidt, first published in 1975. Physically, it takes the form of a deck of 7-by-9-centimetre (2.8 in × 3.5 in) printed cards in a black box.Each card offers a challenging constraint intended to help artists (particularly musicians) break creative blocksby encouraging lateral thinking.
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