The Shame Affect - from the Tomkins Institute website article: When Positive Affects are Thwarted, Shame Happens Why are shame and pride such central motives? How can loss of face be more intolerable than loss of life? How can hanging the head in shame so mortify the spirit? In contrast to all other affects, shame is … Continue reading Shame

Living Archives

  Info from the Living Archives Research Project site: Living Archives addresses the challenges facing the digitized society through (1) the phenomena of public cultural heritage archives that increasingly are being digitized, and (2) the practices of archiving that are dramatically being transformed because of networked technologies. Researchers in the project see archives as living social … Continue reading Living Archives

“What is essential is invisible to the eye.”- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

I've used this line of Saint-Exupéry's in a work of art in the past. It was an enormous over-sized version of The Little Prince that I created for a museum exhibition, and it included also an audio recording created by my friend, Karen Cellini. “Man is first animated by invisible solicitations.” Maria Popova writes here … Continue reading “What is essential is invisible to the eye.”- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry