The album and this remix are great examples of music and the.
Dreams are impartial, spontaneous products of the unconscious psyche, outside the control of the will. They are pure nature; they show us the unvarnished, natural truth, and are therefore fitted, as nothing else is, to give us back an attitude that accords with our basic human nature when our consciousness has strayed too far from its foundations and run into an impasse.
This idea has been praying on my mind as artists are forced to rethink where they perform. Many artists are turning to live steaming from home. For many this has led to a focus on . As the current crisis continues to unfold I wonder what impact that the means of performance will have on the music created.
The current crisis is a different event to make sense of. Whereas a political decision or a bushfire disaster can have its culprits, a pandemic is not so clear. In this week’s NPR New Music podcast, Robin Hilton, Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson talk about finding world’s to immerse yourself in and escape into as a means of response.
I remember reading about how the coronavirus hits us twice. Firstly from a cultural point of view and then as an actual virus. I find myself exhausted at the end of each day from being so attentive all day long.
I’m excited to kick off our next Modern Learners Community theme “Places and Spaces” with today’s interview with Tom Vander Ark. Tom is the CEO of Getting Smart and his brand new book Place Based Learning: Authentic Learning through Place-Based Education has just been released. He co-authored the book with Emily Liebag and Nate McClennen.
In the book, Vander Ark defines place-based learning as anytime, anywhere learning that leverages the power of place to personalize learning. Later the authors add the idea of connecting projects to community, delving into authentic problems, and encouraging public products which ultimately develop an ethic of contribution.
Tells the story of trust destroyed and regained and as it does, aims to impart practical advice that can be adopted by any leader wishing to become a more trustworthy leader.
I am left wonder what part space places with this? Although this book is about various strategies, I am left wondering whether some spaces are more conducive towards ‘trust’ than others? This is particularly pertinent as I recently moved desks. Whether it be location, mood, light, I wonder if there is something different with where I now sit and work.
I wonder if in part this was a product of growing up in the outer east of Melbourne? A place named after is volcanic red earth. Living in an area filled with hills and valleys maybe made me take such space for granted?