× Does practice make perfection? Or, perfection makes practice? As you may already appreciate practicing something over and over again is the very basis for learning. The same can be said of teaching, a profession that I entered quite some time ago. Both teaching and learning require repetition it is a necessity for the inner […]Read more "The Joy of Teaching: in praise of praxis"
Working and living in Beijing has been an awesome change. In the past I spent so much time making stop motion animation and very recently I had made a new one. The capital city of China is a very animated place and therefore it inspired me to complete this animation. The reason for making it […]Read more "Brussels to China: Koi Animation"
Hello Blogosphere… I have been abscent for quite some time but now I am back with a horribly erratic and often unfollowable peice of writing. A small essay trying to build a metaphorical understanding for how Art of all kinds (but particularly visual) has a virus like quality. I attempted to create a concept that […]Read more "Viral Complexities: Art’s Infective Fissures? －"
Philosopher King or Junzi (“君子”): Platonic or Confucian; who’s leader leads? _ Abstract: The following Article represents a prolonged reading and re-thinking of the merits of the political leaders of antiquity. Asking the question: whose leader leads? I am comparing the Confucian concept of leader the Junzi translated into English as ‘exemplary individual’ who […]Read more "(“君子”)"
A moment from Matthew Cobb’s Eleven Days in August, on the liberation of Paris in 1944: [the voice of Henri Tanguy was heard on the radio proclaiming:] “Open the road to Paris for the Allied armies, hunt down and destroy the remnants of the German divisions, link up with the Leclerc Division in a […]
Crappy Coinage . My penny’s worth. But a week or […]Read more "CC"
Dubbing With Derrida: An underview of a Unique and Great French Philosopher ______________________________________ [Je regrette que ce ne soit pas écrit en Français.] The following is an attempt to provide an overview of one of my favourite philosophers and even with his renowned status as a university professor and the […]Read more "Dubbing with Derrida"