What is an example of bricolage?
Definition. Bricolage is a French word which refers to the skill of using whatever is at hand and recombining all that to create something new. For example in creative bricolage, a bricoleur (tinkerer) may take spare parts of an old automobile to construct a new one.
What does bricolage mean in literature?
The term is borrowed from the French word bricolage, from the verb bricoler, the core meaning in French being, “fiddle, tinker” and, by extension, “to make creative and resourceful use of whatever materials are at hand (regardless of their original purpose)“.
What does bricolage mean in art?
Bricolage is a French wording meaning roughly ‘do-it-yourself‘, and it is applied in an art context to artists who use a diverse range of non-traditional art materials.