March 25th, 2013

dax, furry, ukulele, cooner-commission

Performance as created content

Assume, for a second, that the furry fandom is full of content creators and content consumers: Those who enjoy others' creative work, and those who produce new creative work to be enjoyed. (One can obviously belong to both categories, and can belong to either category to varying degrees.)

Most content creation is pretty obvious: Art, costumes, writings, photography, and so forth. The big question: Would you consider costumed performance to be a form of content creation?

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P.S. For the sake of the conversation, I'm setting "content creators" aside from other important fandom contributors, including convention staff, community website coders and sysadmins, and other people who add to the fandom's ability to come together.