If you don’t take money, they can’t tell you what to do....– Bill Cunningham (via Matt Haughey)
The Task of Art
“The task of art is to transform what is continuously happening to us, to transform all these things into symbols, into music, into something which can last in man’s memory. That is our duty. If we don’t fulfill it, we feel unhappy. A writer or any artist has the sometimes joyful duty to transform all that into symbols. These symbols could be colors, forms or sounds. For a poet, the symbols...
New obsession: “Way is a two-player online game where anonymous strangers speak and collaborate with puppetry.”
It’s been slow here for the past few weeks. I’ve been busy over at my class blog, tcsnmy8. For those of you who are unaware, this is my last of what will be four years at The Children’s School. Over the course of that time, I blogged at tcsnmy6 for two school years (2008-2009 and 2009-2010), tcsnmy7 for two (2009-2010 and 2010-2011), and tcsnmy8 for the final two (2010-2011 and...
I don’t want a ‘City for Children’, I want a city where...– Chris Berthelsen
The Essence of Connected Learning (See also Connected Learning, via Thomas Steele-Maley)
The masters of information have forgotten about poetry, where words may have a...– J.M. Coetzee, Diary of a Bad Year (via Stuart Candy)
The artist is always engaged in writing a detailed history of the future because...– Marshall McLuhan