TATE Modern

Dead trees in a giant, empty white room. They reach toward the ceiling, materializing out of two blocks of industrial wood. Their barren trunks extend upwards from their square bases. Short, cut branches poke out in all directions. A small plaque says that they were chipped out of huge planks, ring by ring, until the […]

GS 554 — Coming of Age in America: Contemporary Issues (Continued)

Explore Roberto Rivera’s www.thegoodlifeorganization.com. Questions of Application: What do we do with the ideas that have come up over the course of the institute? How do we apply our understanding in our specific schools and classrooms? Useful Notions: Ascent and Immersion Borders Double Consciousness Tension Between Stereotype and “Reality” Post-Colonialism Call and Response Philosophical Questions: […]

Final Play

Last night we saw A Comedy of Errors at the Roundhouse. It was our final show in London. It was the best show in my opinion but alas, I am a sucker for twins and slapstick comedy.The Dromios killed me. Really, I keeled over laughing a couple of times. Though the play was stellar, the […]