(speaking of aphasia)
Wittgenstein’s first use of the term ‘language game’ What is called understanding a sentence is not very different from what a child does when he points to colors on hearing color words. Now there are all sorts of language-games suggested by the one in which color words are taught: games of orders and commands, of question and answer, of questions and “Yes” and...
Philip Guston: There’s some mysterious process at work here which I don’t even want to understand[…] I don’t want to understand it like that, analytically. I know that there’s some working out that takes place in time, but it’s not given to me to completely understand it. * And later, with eloquence he says what I often struggle to say in regards to my...
Once an image has been broadcast it’s out of my hands; it can be received and...– David Horvitz from Sir W. Mitchel-Thomson”
Saw this video for the first time a few years ago in a classroom. Moves something very deep within me.
Arthur Rimbaud to Paul Verlaine Come back, come back, dear friend, only friend, come back. I promise to be good. If I was short with you, I was either kidding or just being stubborn. I regret all this more than I can express. Come back and all is forgotten. It is unbearable to think you took my joke seriously. I have been crying for two days straight. Come back. Be brave, dear friend. All is not...
The most creative artists […] know how to separate even from their own...– Otto Rank