Everything is in everything.
I’ve come across this statement in Rancière’s Ignorant Schoolmaster.Everything is in everything.
It hits home with me as a painter, directly, viscerally.
It’s clear when we look at a Cezanne, for example. (more…)
Learning is more than the acquisition of facts. Learning is not dominant/passive. What is pushed at us is not absorbed. No one teaches anyone.
We take in what we can. We reflect. Insights arise. There is a sharing of gifts. Learning is a collaboration. Teaching and learning together in reciprocity.
Learning is dialogue.
Summer has struck, though for us here in Southern New England it has been mercifully cool so far. The centripetal forces of this season have had their affect on our little band. It has become difficult to gather us around the circle for a number of weeks now and it may be time to just announce a hiatus until the first premonitions of Autumn in early September.
I may be able to post something here…
We see it all around us. This is a society choking on contempt. Every faction and group is held together by the contempt in which it holds the rest.
The path to anger, to disappointment, to hatred passes through contempt it seems.