Introduction to Creative Reading

I'm really looking forward to this section of the course as I love thinking about the way language and words operate, surprise us, evolve over time and in (or out of) context. I read (or listen to audio versions of) many different literary genres and forms, and I also spend a lot of time writing.… Continue reading Introduction to Creative Reading

Introduction to contemporary art

The early pages of Part One: Contemporary Art deal with the infamous(ly frustrating) question: What is art? It’s a valid question, and one that has oftentimes struck me as I take in a confusing piece of contemporary art and resist the urge to make some ignorant or slightly cynical comment to myself, such as, “If… Continue reading Introduction to contemporary art