The visual brain involved in hearing echoes… Echolocation in bats and men…
2013 Carnegie International – A Quick Tour of a Must See
Why art matters…Museums are places of learning…Play and creativity…
At Home in Rome – Thomas Houseago’s Monumental Figures
I’d like [visitors] to have a window into the studio and feel an ambition about what sculpture can be, feel the energy, both positively and negatively…these are the things I am trying to do without irony or anything hidden.
The British-born, Los Angeles-based sculptor Thomas Houseago has just come
NEWS: SPRING 2013 – Happenings in Art, Science and Other Stuff
Striking museum gold…I can see through you…Let’s go avant-garde… Bug-eyed Neanderthals…Bees do it…
Learning at Shantou University – Reading Kafka in China
Andy Warhol: 15 Minutes Eternal is now at the Hong Kong Museum of Art (through March 31). During the opening festivities there last December, word came that
Learning at Harvard – Making Pottery & Watching Plants Grow
Consciousness is not a thing, but a process – William James.
Process is the new
Of Chimp & Child – And Aesop’s Fable
How smart is your four-year-old? Not as smart as a chimp, or maybe even Aesop’s rook. Watch these videos in the BBC News report Spitting and Urinating Chimps ‘Replay Aesop’s Fable.
Teaching Is Like Broadcasting?
“I can see often, clearly in my head, a broadcasting booth, soundproof in glass, sitting at the head of a classroom. And on each student desk sits a radio, everyone tuned in to a different wavelength.”
Upside Down And Googling for Light – Does Teaching mean Learning?
How important is Learning as opposed to Teaching? Can we judge by Googling the two words? I did so and counted the number of hits returned.
Bingo… The teaching establishments are catching up with us, the people.
Plants Send SOS – And The Art of Learning
The smell of fresh cut grass means very different things to green plants vs to us humans.
The smell comes from a class of chemicals called Green-leaf Volatiles (GLV) which can protect the plant against predators.