I am guest blogging for democratic jungle this month. Democratic jungle is a Belgium based photography platform who invite curators of the month and give them carte blanche to discuss (Belgium) photography. My first post is a reflection on David Claerbout’s ‘The Algiers’ Sections of a Happy Moment’.
‘People studying art’ Who do you think about when you read this description? Artists, art historians and art critics might be the first people that pop up. If you brainstorm a bit longer, you might also include philosophers. Were you also thinking about vision scientists? Probably not. There’s a subgroup of visual scientists, however, that focus their research […]
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Aesthetic preferences are often believed to be personal. I prefer retro wooden furniture; my boyfriend prefers modern and sleek. Certain works of art that make someone else highly enthusiastic, leave me indifferent. Usually, discussions about this topic are cut short with: ‘To each his own taste’ or referrals to the subjective nature of them.
Principles for the development of a complete mind: Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses- especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else. (Leonardo Da Vinci)
Yesterday, I went to a lecture by a professor in experimental psychology that made all the artists in the room sit at the edge of their seat.