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Kyle’s Metaprimer #1: O is for on The Westside Highway 

I have driven continually on the Westside Highway for almost a year now. I find comfort in these experiences that nearly resemble wanderlust. Transitoriness, if nothing else, has emerged as a thematic recurrence since the start of my last year as an undergraduate. The constancy of impermanence fuels my insatiable desire to experience everything. Coping …

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O is for Orwellian 

I first read George Orwell’s classic 1984 when I was a senior in high school. It is amazing to think about the influence of this novel, as well as its commentary on society. Although it was published back in 1949, the themes and ideas within it are perhaps more relevant than ever. With the ways …

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O is for Organic 

The term organic can refer to overpriced food at Fairway that I'm always worried still has chemicals on it due to multiple HuffPo exposes. Here I am planning a short post on organic forms in architecture. The master of organic forms is Frank Lloyd Wright. Organic forms in architecture is a philosophy of architecture that …

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O is for Intellectual Property/Propriety 

In an odd bit of coincidence last week, I was wrapping up with applying some copy to a teaching website I was working on. Specifically: I was applying a Creative Commons Attribution/Non-Commercial license to the materials on the site, and as I finished applying my edits, I switched over to this blog to work on …

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O is for On Location 

I'm doing (or at least beginning) this post live from the field of an aesthetic experience, as it were. Thanks to the happy convergence of an unexpected night off and $35 rush tickets, I'm sitting in the audience of the Walter Kerr Theatre, waiting for the curtain to rise on "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and …

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O is for the Observer Effect 

This post goes back, well, a whole bunch of class sessions, to when I wasn’t lazy and taking weeks off of posting. You might remember that, back in those halcyon days, we talked about the impact observation has in the classroom. I think this general question was posed in some form or another: i.e., what …

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O is for Old Walt’s Speciman Days 

One of my favorite books is Walt Whitman's Specimen Days, his journal of vignettes spanning his boyhood in Brooklyn and his days at the Brooklyn Eagle to his experiences as a nurse for soldiers of Civil War battles all the way (with large gaps in between) to his later years in Camden, NJ where he …

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O is for Ontological 

To what degree might artistic engagement be of some help in finding our way out of a world which we seem to instinctively structure along lines of subject-object dualisms, fact-value distinctions, and the stark division of nature from culture? And how might we go about using it to such an end? This is the central …

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O is for Off-Topic 

1. I am moving from my apartment in a couple weeks and my wife and I are in the process of packing our things. Like most people, we don't like having to pack up and move, but we have made 3 cross-country moves in the last two years. 2. Moving does help us get rid …

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O is for Oregon 

O is for Oregon Oregon, home of the dirty hipsters, elitist coffee and moderately left-leaning population. Oregon, where food carts are considered proper cuisine and where beer must be described by the explicit detailing of its brewing. Oregon, where chickens, treated as pets, are fed better than most people ate during the great depression. Oregon, …

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O is for on the Westside Highway 

I have driven continually on the Westside Highway for almost a year now. I find comfort in these experiences that nearly resemble wanderlust. Transitoriness, if nothing else, has emerged as a thematic recurrence since the start of my last year as an undergraduate. There might be some kind of therapeutic component to lengthy trips in …

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O is for Optical illusions 

What is the sense you rely on the most? As you are sitting on your chair and sensing your surroundings, what is it that allows you to say with certainty that you are in fact in your room, sipping on your coffee in front of your computer? Most of us will reply; vision! Humans are …

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O is for Online Classes 

For the first time I have been taking an online class. Though, much of my work for other classes has been online, having this class be exclusive to this world makes it feel different. Without the classroom setting the whole concept of a class seems strange.  Is it there when there is no actual physical …

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O is for Classroom Organization 

I have been thinking a lot about how we very often discuss movement in class, especially with Manning but even with with the lines and we did a lot of movement exercises etc. It just got me thinking about the rigidity of the space of the classroom. There seems to be very little room for …

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O is for Order. 

O is for Order by Randall Mann.  Order is one of my favorite poems of all time.  When I first came across it in the April 2013 issue of Poetry Magazine, I didn’t realize it was written according to a very exact form.  Upon rereading it multiple times and showing it to my Poetic Forms …

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O is for Original Ecology Art 

“The Spirit of Peacock” video: The original ecology art refers to a form of performance without special carving, which exists in the folk primitive. It is an important part of oral and intangible cultural heritage in the art of the Chinese nation. The peacock dance originated in Dai, a minority group in China. Peacocks are …

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O is for Oration 

In his funeral oration, Pericles honors those who have died in battle and praises the ideals of democratic Athens. He begins by respecting the memory of the ancestors, who have laid the foundation of the great empire. Throughout the rest of his speech, Pericles describes the greatness of the city of Athens and how it …

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O is for Oedipus 

The psychoanalyst became the carrier of Oedipus, the great agent of antiproduction in desire. The same history as that of Capital, with its enchanted, “miraculated” world… — Deleuze and Guattari, Anti-Oedipus Oedipus, a cautionary tale against doing nothing, of avoidance. The great muting force that is discovered to blanket everything. The action of Oedipus the King …

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O is for the Olympics 

O is for the Olympics... because they are awesome. Beauty, awe and wonder abound. I was watching a men's snowboarding event and the winner, Sage, did a trick that he had never attempted before. He seemed so relaxed and in the flow. Somehow he had the confidence and impulse to plow into untested territory. A …

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