Monthly Archives: December 2012

OSMOSIS

Let’s kick this off with Adam Drucker’s (Doseone) mot: Getting open is the prime objective, it’s sort of like blacking out but with lots of light. This one is going to meander about the idea of osmosis and skill, yet again; … Continue reading

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art opens the mind to its shared and spectral nature

The actor Dustin Hoffman once said that “in acting you try to admit to more than the lesser crime, you want to get down to the deeper crimes of yourself.” Here is what he comments on this inside the actor’s … Continue reading

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homo effectus in a nutshell

Admittedly, I am all over the place in my previous post. There is a red thread, though, running through it. The invariant member of a family resemblance. In essence, the idea is this: picking up a particular craft and relentlessly … Continue reading

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homo effectus

Actors (inside the studio) talk a lot about (magic) moments on the set which are, let’s say, a kind of falling that feels like flying. They describe these moments as a sudden switch in mode or a shift in plane, … Continue reading

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homo haesitatus

Instead of wearing glasses a much better strategy to alleviate blurry vision is to do EYE exercises. Allegedly. Although, ‘exercise’ is a tricky word here since improvement of eyesight is all about relaxation. For the most part. According to some … Continue reading

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