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Acts of Meaning. “The failure of the cognitive revolution to unravel the mysteries of the workings of the human mind as the creator of meanings is the starting point for Jerome Bruner’s Acts of Meaning.

Acts of Meaning.

He argues that psychology should return to human concerns, especially the role of culture in shaping our thoughts and the language we use to express them… [He] seems to have read and assimilated everyone else’s ideas on the topics he discusses. He can—and does—allude to them in context, so that we are constantly rubbing elbows with the giants on whose shoulders he stands. Erudite and recondite, the text glistens with Bruner’s bold style.” Actual Minds, Possible Worlds. In this characteristically graceful and provocative book, Jerome Bruner, one of the principal architects of the cognitive revolution, sets forth nothing less than a new agenda for the study of mind.

Actual Minds, Possible Worlds.

According to Professor Bruner, cognitive science has set its sights too narrowly on the logical, systematic aspects of mental life—those thought processes we use to solve puzzles, test hypotheses, and advance explanations. There is obviously another side to the mind—a side devoted to the irrepressibly human acts of imagination that allow us to make experience meaningful. This is the side of the mind that leads to good stories, gripping drama, primitive myths and rituals, and plausible historical accounts. Bruner calls it the “narrative mode,” and his book makes important advances in the effort to unravel its nature.

Over twenty years ago, Jerome Bruner first sketched his ideas about the mind’s other side in his justly admired book, On Knowing: Essays for the Left Hand. Back to the sandbox. Art and radical pedagogy. Back to Sandbox brings together an international group of artists who ask radical questions about the nature and significance of education in contemporary society.

Back to the sandbox. Art and radical pedagogy.

Ideas about democracy, creativity, and transdisicplinarity are examined along with ideas of freedom and equality and the institutional heritage of discipline and control. The aim is not only to draw attention to the vital role of education and to the challenges of reform, but also to introduce new perspectives on learning and creativity with potential new educational models in mind. The curator of the exhibition, Jaroslav Anděl, Ph.D., is an independent curator and author of over 40 books on contemporary art. He was artistic director of the DOX Center for Contemporary Art in Prague from 2009 – 2014. The exhibition and an accompanying catalog are funded in part by a generous support from the Homer Bernard Mathes Endowment and a grant from the Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation. De kunst van het waarnemen. 131 manieren voor meer creativiteit, inspiratie en verwondering in het dagelijks leven. De proporties van het boek.

De steenhouwer en de robot. Reflecties over handwerk en ambacht. De steenhouwer en de robot.

De steenhouwer en de robot. Reflecties over handwerk en ambacht.

Reflecties over handwerk en ambacht Thomas Crombez. Design as learning : a school of schoolsreader. Redactie: Jan Boelen, Nadine Botha, Vera Sacchetti Bijdragen: Danah Abdulla, Zeynep Çelik Alexander, Nelly Ben Hayoun, Jan Boelen, Nadine Botha, João Ferreira, Corinne Gisel, Gabrielle Kennedy, Naho Kubota, Peter Lang, Claudia Mareis, Deniz Ova, Nina Paim, Vera SacchettiInterviews: Åbäke (Maki Suzuki), Fabb (Burcu Biçer Saner, Efe Gözen), Navine G.

Design as learning : a school of schoolsreader.

Kahn-Dossos, Ebru Kurbak, Prototype Series (Mae-ling Lokko), Studio Folder (Marco Ferrari & Elisa Pasqual), SulSolSal (Hannes Bernard & Guido Gigli), Pinar Yolda? Ontwerp: Offshore Studio 2018, Valiz met 4th Istanbul Design Biennial, Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts | softcover | 208 blz. | 21,2 x 15,2 cm (h x b) | Engels | ISBN 978-94-92095-60-2 Why do design? Design for Wellbeing: An Applied Approach. Description Design for Wellbeing charts the development and application of design research to improve the personal and societal wellbeing and happiness of people.

Design for Wellbeing: An Applied Approach.

It draws together contributions from internationally leading academics and designers to demonstrate the latest thinking and research on the design of products, technologies, environments, services and experiences for wellbeing. Part I starts by conceptualising wellbeing and takes an in-depth look at the rise of the design for wellbeing movement. Part II then goes on to demonstrate design for wellbeing in practice through a broad range of domains from products and environments to services. Among others, we see emerging trends in the design of interiors and urban spaces to support wellbeing, designing to enable and support connectedness and social interaction, and designing for behaviour change to tackle unhealthy eating behaviour in children. Design Thinking: A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone. Die Tagesansicht gegenüber der Nachtansicht. Fraaie vogels. Een boekkunstwerk met 50 soorten vogels.

Generative deep learning. Teaching machines to paint, write, compose and play. Generative modeling is one of the hottest topics in AI.

Generative deep learning. Teaching machines to paint, write, compose and play.

It’s now possible to teach a machine to excel at human endeavors such as painting, writing, and composing music. With this practical book, machine-learning engineers and data scientists will discover how to re-create some of the most impressive examples of generative deep learning models, such as variational autoencoders,generative adversarial networks (GANs), encoder-decoder models, and world models. Author David Foster demonstrates the inner workings of each technique, starting with the basics of deep learning before advancing to some of the most cutting-edge algorithms in the field. Through tips and tricks, you’ll understand how to make your models learn more efficiently and become more creative. Goya Drawings. Drawings by Francisco de Goya presents the fruits of the research undertaken for the publication of a new catalogue raisonné of Goya’s drawings, a subject to which the Museo del Prado has always devoted particular attention and which is one of the keystones of its collection.

Goya Drawings

Since the publication of Gassier’s catalogue in 1973 the number of drawings attributed to Goya has changed, giving rise to the need for a new catalogue raisonné which updates the enormous body of information accumulated over the course of two centuries of literature on this subject. This book brings together more than 100 drawings by Goya from the Prado’s own collections and from public and private ones around the world. It is presented as a chronological survey of his work that includes drawings from throughout his career, ranging from the Italian Sketchbook to the Bordeaux Albums. Read More. Handmade in Germany. Manufactory 4.0. Handmade in Germany serves as a label for manufacturers from Germany who enjoy a worldwide reputation.

Handmade in Germany. Manufactory 4.0.

Hard werken: One for all. Herb Lubalin: American graphic designer 1918-81. Title: Herb Lubalin: American Graphic Designer 1918—1981 [Unit 39]Author: Adrian Shaughnessy Editors: Adrian Shaughnessy, Tony Brook and Alexander TochilovskyDesign: SpinLimited Edition of 2000 Book First published in 2012, Herb Lubalin: American Graphic Designer 1918—81 was a limited edition monograph of the legendary US typographer and graphic designer.

Herb Lubalin: American graphic designer 1918-81.

The book sold out within a year, but thanks to the success of a Kickstarter campaign to republish the book – and the generous support of our backers – we are now able to make it available again in Lubalin’s centenary year. The 448-page monograph features hundreds of examples of Lubalin’s work (many never before published), and previously unseen photographs of him at work and play. Het geel van Marcel Proust. Over denkbeelden en beelddenken. Het Grote Rijksmuseum Voorleesboek. De beste kinderboekenschrijvers over meesterwerken uit het Rijksmuseum. Het Lam Gods Van Eyck. Kunst, geschiedenis, wetenschap en religie.

Het referentiewerk over het hoogtepunt van de gebroeders Van Eyck: 'Het Lam Gods' Het Lam Gods van de Gebroeders van Eyck (1432) wordt wereldwijd erkend als een uitzonderlijk kunstwerk en als een van de invloedrijkste schilderijen ooit gemaakt. Op ’s werelds eerste grote olieverfschilderij is de religieuze mystiek alom aanwezig. Het werk leest haast als een abc van het christendom – van de Annunciatie tot het symbolische offer van Christus, met het ‘Mystieke Lam’ op een altaar in een hemels landschap, bloedend in de Heilige Graal. De gebroeders Hubert en Jan van Eyck realiseerden hun monumentale veelluik in samenwerking met een groot atelier en inhoudelijke adviseurs. Het verhaal van het impressionisme. De kunst van het kijken. History of Illustration. Holistic Sustainability Through Craft-Design Collaboration.

Reviews "This book offers a thoroughly researched, field-tested approach to design for sustainability in grassroots maker enterprises. With its practical framework, design examples and focus on renewable materials, it challenges our current unsustainable trajectory of unbridled growth and waste. It is an important, eminently useful and much-needed contribution to the field. " — Stuart Walker, Chair of Design for Sustainability, Lancaster University, UK and author of Design Realities: creativity, nature and the human spirit "This book provides useful insight into sustainable product design practice especially for developing economies.

It advocates for a sustainable design system that balances social, economic and cultural factors in production to consumption systems. "Design practitioner Rebecca Reubens succeeds in bringing systematic design to crafts people that employ renewable, abundant materials. Information is Beautiful (New Edition). Jessica Stockholder. - Second edition. The definitive book on a creative force who continues to influence sculpture and installation art Jessica Stockholder has long broken down the boundaries between painting, sculpture, and architecture to explore the body in social and cultural space - using found objects intertwined with profusions of vivid colours. This revised, updated edition spotlights the extraordinary evolution of her career, and examines the pivotal role she has played in shaping some of the most fundamental ideas around which contemporary sculpture and painting revolve today.

Format: Hardback Size: 290 x 250 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in) Pages: 240 pp Illustrations: 240 illustrations ISBN: 9780714872070 Germano Celant is an internationally acclaimed author and curator acknowledged for his theories on Arte Povera. Lynne Cooke is the Senior Curator, Special Projects in Modern Art, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. Jonathan Meese: DR.50/50FITTYMEESE (Pump Away Reality). Karel Martens re-printed matter. Kiki Smith. Knockando. Kunstenaars aan het woord. Kunstenaars aan het woord Hans Theys. Koen van den Broek. Stuff. 2019 SC / 228 pages / 29 × 21,5 cm Published by MER. Borgerhoff & Lamberigts Languages EN, NL AuthorsWouter Davidts, Frank Albers DesignStudio Luc Derycke ISBN978 90 8931 997 5 Price39.00 euros Available for pre-order, shipping will start from 6 December. STUFF provides an overview of ten years public art projects and includes an in-depth interview by prof.dr. Wouter Davidts about what this practice means for Van den Broek.

Koen Vanmechelen. The worth of life 1982-2019. Kunst? Fontein van Marcel Duchamp 1917-2017. Kunst, kunst, kunst. Adrian Ghenie, Jonathan Meese, Rinus Van de Velde. Tim Van Laere Gallery, 2019 April 20, 2019 marks an important date in the history of Tim Van Laere Gallery. After being located in the Verlatstraat for more than 20 years, the gallery opened the doors of its new space: an autonomous pavilion designed by the internationally renowned architectural firm OFFICE Kersten Geers David Van Severen.

Tim Van Laere Gallery follows the philosophy of an artist’s gallery, where facilitating and guiding artists is the number one priority. Over the years, Tim Van Laere, together with his director Elke Segers and the TVLG team, have developed a strong program with a series of memorable solo exhibitions. As the ambitions of the gallery and its artists grew, it became increasingly noticeable that the space in the Verlatstraat couldn’t grow with the evolution of the artists any longer.

Laure Prouvost. Deep see blue surrounding you / Vois ce bleu profond te fondre. Biennale de Venise 2019. Live Forever. 24 october - 30 november 2019. Maria Lassnig. Ways of being. Matisse: The Books. The livre d’artiste, or ‘artist’s book’, is among the most prized in rare book collections. Henri Matisse (1869–1954) was one of the greatest artists to work in this genre, creating his most important books over a period of eighteen years from 1932 to 1950 – a time of personal upheaval and physical suffering, as well as conflict and occupation for France.

Brimming with powerful themes and imagery, these works are crucial to an understanding of Matisse’s oeuvre, yet much of their content has never been seen by a wider audience. In Matisse: The Books, Louise Rogers Lalaurie reintroduces us to Matisse by considering how in each of eight limited-edition volumes, the artist constructs an intriguing dialogue between word and image. Narration in the fiction film. Natural Enemies of Books: A Messy History of Women in Printing and Typography. The Natural Enemies of Books is a response to the groundbreaking 1937 publication Bookmaking on the Distaff Side, which brought together contributions by women printers, illustrators, authors, typographers and typesetters. It highlights the print industry’s inequalities and proposes a takeover of the history of the book. Edited by feminist graphic design collective MMS (Maryam Fanni, Matilda Flodmark and Sara Kaaman), Natural Enemies includes several new essays and poems by Kathleen Walkup, Ida Börjel, Jess Baines and Ulla Wikander.

It also offers conversations with former typesetters Inger Humlesjö, Ingegärd Waaranperä, Gail Cartmail and Megan Dobney as well as reprints of the original book. The Natural Enemies of Books is funded by the Swedish Arts Grants Committee and through an artist-in-residence period at Grafikens Hus, in collaboration with the Södertälje Konstnärskrets. Look inside. On knowing. Essays for the left hand.

On the road to variable. The flexible future of typography. Op losse schroeven. Over zenuwpezen, zwartkijkers en zielenknijpers. Museum Dr.Guislain Gent. Een actuele kijk op de vaste collectie van het Museum Dr. Guislain “‘Musea zijn stoffige verzamelplaatsen van dingen, met als bezoekers voornamelijk hoogopgeleide bejaarde vrouwen.’ ‘Museumcatalogi zijn boeken die men enthousiast koopt maar nadien nooit meer bekijkt.’ Die twee vooroordelen gaan alvast niet op voor het Museum Dr.

Guislain en deze nieuwe catalogus. . — Paul Verhaeghe Waanzin ontregelt, slaat ons uit ons lood en brengt ons bij de grens van het normale. Deze publicatie legt de vinger op de evolutie en invloed van machtsrelaties in de psychiatrie, en probeert vat te krijgen op de vele labels die zowel een hulp als een hindernis zijn. Op reis met Vlaamse meesters. Vijftig 'schilderachtige' plekken vroeger en nu.

Over de esthetiek. Paula Scher: Works. Title: Paula Scher: Works (concise edition) [Unit 37]Editors: Tony Brook & Adrian ShaughnessyDesign: Spin. Philippe Van Snick. The project. Product configurators. Tools and strategies for the personalization of objects. Rinus Van de Velde. Rinus Van De Velde: The Villagers. Sketching as Design Thinking. Structuring design. Graphic grids in theory and practice. The Ceramics Reader. The Creative Reflective Practitioner. The digital condition. The end of print. The grafik design of David Carson. The multimodel writer. Creative writing across genres and media.

The rhetoric of perspective. Realism and illusionism in seventeenth-century Dutch still-life painting. Treasuring the Gaze: Intimate Vision in Late Eighteenth-Century Eye Miniatures. Turner - The Sea and the Alps. Undesign. Critical practices at the intersection of art and design. Van Eyck. Een optische revolutie. Web Design. The Evolution of the Digital World 1990–Today. Woest. Willem van Genk 1927-2005. Yayoi Kusama.