Collecting

While recently doing research for my object, I came across this review of an interesting new book, The White Road by Edmund De Waal. In this book, he describes the history and significance of porcelain, detailing how it’s made and how the best porcelain is the...

Obsessed

In this Ted Talk Mythbuster Adam Savage, talks about recreating the extinct dodo bird , but also his obsession of trying to create it. In the video he asks  questions that we have been asking throughout the semester: Why are we so obsessed with objects? Why do we hold...

Fire is Fire

I came across this cartoon while doing research on my object and it made me think, what if we just took everything for face value? Surely if the world worked like that, classes like this would not have a purpose and a plethora of professions would be non-existent....

Creativity and the Changing World

This Ted Talk is about the need to change the school curriculum to prepare students for the world that is rapidly changing because of technology. The public school curriculum was originally created to prepare people for industrial work, but now that the Industrial Age...

Fire is Fire

I came across this cartoon while doing research on my object and it made me think, what if we just took everything for face value? Surely if the world worked like that, classes like this would not have a purpose and a plethora of professions would be non-existent....
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