× 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"
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"
This post includes a few things I have been reading and translating. I have already posted some of them on Instagram but here I have included a translation of my friend Yutaka’s book, and my teacher Yoko’s buddhist text. I have also included some important practice in Japanese grammar which I really need to commit […]Read more "Japanese"
Inorganic Animations: A Review of Spyros Papapetros’ ‘On the Animation of the Inorganic: Art, Architecture, and the Extension of Life’(University of Chicago Press: Chicago & London, 2012). _____ Paul Harrison (2019). To what extent do humans have agency in the worlds they inhabit? What can we consider as animation? How far does life […]Read more "Inorganic Animations"
Sangha: Seeking of the Path Once there was a boy named Sudhana who also wished for Englightenment and earnestly sought the way. From a fisherman he learned the lore of the sea. From a doctor he learned compassion toward sick people in their suffering. From a wealthy man he learned that saving […]Read more "Avataṃsaka – sūtra."