The Eye in the Hand

White Tara, Dharmapala Thangka Centre *** The hands want to see, the eyes want to caress. –Johann Wolfgang von Goethe *** The dancer has his ear in his toes. –Friedrich Nietzsche *** How would the painter or poet express anything other than his encounter with the world? –Maurice Merleau-Ponty These quotes are included in The […]

The Primaries

Friedrich Nietzsche Bodies. Language. Expression. Metaphors. Meaning. That’s a list of issues that most people who make things think about. A lot. A recent article from the Boston Globe written by Drake Bennett touches on a lot of these themes, particularly how metaphor both comes from and impacts the way we think. Here’s a sampling: […]