I often felt uncomfortable in school because I seemed I needed to arrive in class each day and develop into a person I wasn’t. My perception of the landscape was that the goal was to work the class in total into something new, not to … Read More →
Monthly Archives: July 2010
It seems a lot of people are afraid of dragons, real and imagined. As has been the recurring theme, some of the more resonant formulations of schools during this iteration of A/AA have been imagined by kids. What has come up on a number of … Read More →
So many interesting ideas have passed through the construction site in the first week of A/AA in MPLS, and we and the folks who have joined in through the process have hopped onto many of them. Here’s a review of what’s taken place thus far.
In what way does the speed of the petroleum-age effect the way we interact with one another, the speed in which we expect the world to operate in, and hence the means in which we not only relate to the world, but also each other … Read More →
Mike and Sam have been taking a lot of time working on the School for Not Talking (formerly described as The School for Listening, which is a bit of a misnomer). The idea is that you enter this, as Courtney Dailey termed it, “black-box theater” … Read More →
Matt Olson, a designer from the Cities stopped through A/AA the other day. As usual, we were clued in to the historical continuum. Always a lovely bit of space travel that is. Matt was excited about the project, and mentioned that he had recently found … Read More →
Daniel and Jason, day laborers by trade, came to the opening of Surplus Seminar and enjoyed themselves with the rest of us. Taking the day off work (payed work that is) they arrived bright and early the next morning to help us start construction on … Read More →