Introducing what we mean by art as experiential learning.
From Poetics by Aristotle
A very interesting insight into Thoreau as a political commentator and activist in the current state of the union.
Why is it that people who are skilled with their bodies are generally valued, financially and culturally less, that people who are skilled with their heads ? Covid-19 showed this so clearly. You can't do this networking from home.
During a Crisis, Is Art Just a Luxury? What the New Deal Has to Teach Us About the Importance of Supporting the Arts. Scholar Jody Patterson looks at how FDR’s New Deal policies, including the Federal Art Project, made art accessible in the United States.
Great BBC Radio 4 repeat of an ‘In our Time’ programme about Frederick Douglass an astonishing man, born a slave in the USA in 1817. Self educated, self made, companion to Abraham Lincoln, what is covered in this programme shows us the historical background to BLM, and thus shows us that when Michelle Obama stated, ‘When they go low, you go high’, this appeal has a long history. Respect due. Entrepreneur, orator, statesman, part of British and US history, how can this man not be a role model to all?
9 things to look for in visual art to analyse what you see.
Art as Research. Research as Art.
Rilke on experience.
Art is a powerful tool for telling a scientific story. With many scientific fields dealing with the strangest of the animal kingdom—like creatures with a handful of eyes and bodies so different from our own—art can help us experience these hard-to-imagine parts of the natural world and shed light on new scientific discoveries.