writing and body

But writing, whatever its medium, is made of words, and words are bodily, made with the body and the breath, received by the body, felt with the body, and the rhythms of words are bodily rhythms. Ursula K. Le Guin http://www.ursulakleguin.com/WhatMakesAStory.html

Design e Comunicação Multissensorial: Lygia Clark – A Casa é o Corpo: Labirinto

Lygia Clark – A Casa é o Corpo: Labirinto Em seu trabalho, Lygia sempre busca a interação do espectador por objetos sensorias, como sacos plásticos, pedras, conchas, luvas, despertando assim as sensações e fantasias. Uma exposição que me chamou atenção foi a “A Casa é o Corpo: Labirinto” de 1968. Foi instalada no MAM – […]

Apparitional experience

Apparitional experience In psychology[1] and parapsychology, an apparitional experience is an anomalous, quasi-perceptual experience.It is characterized by the apparent perception of either a living being or an inanimate object without there being any material stimulus for such a perception. The person experiencing the apparition is awake, excluding dream visions from consideration.In scientific or academic discussion, […]

beautiful (114.detailspiegelung.jpg)

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science as excluding process

We can compare lock-in to scientific method. The philosopher Karl Popper was correct when he claimed that science is a process that disqualifies thoughts as it proceeds – one can, for example, no longer reasonably believe in a flat Earth that sprang into being some thousands years ago. Science removes ideas from play empirically, for […]

Big Data and Borges | The Story of Information

Big Data and Borges Posted on May 29, 2011 by gp “Jorge Luis Borges described an empire in which cartographers became so obsessive that they produced a map as big as the empire itself. This was so cumbersome that future generations left it to disintegrate. (‘[I]n the western deserts, tattered fragments of the map are […]

importance of NOT saying in art

Paul Auster about Pinocchio: The superiority of the Collodi original do Disney adaptation lies in its reluctance to make the inner motivations of the story explicit. They remain intact, in a pre-conscious, dream-like form, whereas in Disney these things are expressed–which sentimentalizes them, and therefore trivializes them. in The Invention of Solitude, p. 131 adaptation, […]

father and son in the shark’s belly

– Oh, Father, dear Father! Have I found you at last? Now I shall never, never leave you again! – The sea was rough and the whitecaps overturned the boat. Then a Terrible Shark came up out of the sea and, as soon as he saw me in the water, swam quickly toward me, put […]

recursion

Recursion is the process of repeating items in a self-similar way. For instance, when the surfaces of two mirrors are exactly parallel with each other the nested images that occur are a form of infinite recursion. The term has a variety of meanings specific to a variety of disciplines ranging from linguistics to logic. The […]

smiling and enjoying your work as an artist

when you doesn’t smile after an artistic performance, you deprive the right of the audience to enjoy it. it is the responsibility of the artist to allow people to enjoy the work. avantagarde/edgy work can possibly make people feel they don’t quite understand it. by smiling, you help them. also often the artist doesn’t really […]