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Anyone out there remember the "happy haptics" and crew? Fran
On Sat, 7 Mar 1998, Diane L. wrote:
> Dear Friend,
> We are all at different levels, life is diversified, You are DBAE which has
> merits when it doesn't get too left brained and text booky. The other
> teacher might be child centered rather that project, process centered. You
> could check that out with her. Child centered was a 70's movement as far as
> I am aware, it was psychological, don't push the child, let him/her find
> his her own level and grow accordingly. Project, process was a bit later.
> Both movements have merits, better than the cut and past assembly line art
> which unfortunately many schools do because classes are so large and
> material so scarce. I don't know what she does, but maybe you can learn
> from her too. (unless it a real dum dum art class) In any event, you're
> the new kid on the block and you have to fit within a system, a structure,
> a social context which means that your world is not just art, it's
> political too. Learn to live like you make sculpture, that is, in the
> round. Love to hear how things go. Just to let you know, I did my masters
> thesis on DBAE, I use it in conjunction with the child centered and process
> approach.Sincerely, Diane L.