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the literal and phenomenal in art and design   dr mahnaz shah
what is this about?why does it matter?how does it connect to art and design?how does it connect to me?
how does it connect to the constellation philosophy?change of perception/identitynarratives, meanings, readingstheoretical...
literal and phenomenal
DefinitionsLiteral:true to fact; not exaggerated; actual or factual: a literal description of conditions.being actually su...
is it ever possible to be literal
Definitions              Phenom-              -enal;                        philosophical study of                        ...
exercise 1  smile
Definitionssomething thatindicates bounds orlimits; a limiting orbounding line.   Boundaries:          Kantian principle: ...
Up to now it has been        assumed that all our        cognition must        conform to the objects;        but ... let ...
Existentialismholds that the starting point ofphilosophical thinking must be theexperiences of the individual
Existentialism :visual perception isvisual thinking and therefore acognitive activity.Rudolf Arnheim (1904 – 2007)
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrg73BUxJLI
Martin Heidegger (1889- 1976)   Being and time                                on the phenomenology of place
a winter’s eveninggeorg trakl (1887 - 1914)a winter’s eveningwindows with falling snow is arrayedlong tolls the vesper bel...
Heidegger’sdefinition of the dwellingwhen a person is capable of dwellingthe world becomes an ‘inside’.
is the literal phenomenal and the phenomenal literal
Constellation Keynote - Dr Mahnaz Shah
Constellation Keynote - Dr Mahnaz Shah
Constellation Keynote - Dr Mahnaz Shah
Constellation Keynote - Dr Mahnaz Shah
Constellation Keynote - Dr Mahnaz Shah
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  1. 1. the literal and phenomenal in art and design dr mahnaz shah
  2. 2. what is this about?why does it matter?how does it connect to art and design?how does it connect to me?
  3. 3. how does it connect to the constellation philosophy?change of perception/identitynarratives, meanings, readingstheoretical perspectives
  4. 4. literal and phenomenal
  5. 5. DefinitionsLiteral:true to fact; not exaggerated; actual or factual: a literal description of conditions.being actually such, withoutexaggeration orinaccuracy (of persons) tending to construe words in the strict sense or in an unimaginative way; matter-of- fact; prosaic.
  6. 6. is it ever possible to be literal
  7. 7. Definitions Phenom- -enal; philosophical study of the structures of subjective experience and consciousness Edmund Husserl (1859 -1938)
  8. 8. exercise 1 smile
  9. 9. Definitionssomething thatindicates bounds orlimits; a limiting orbounding line. Boundaries: Kantian principle: thought can only advance by freeing itself from the shackles of its own subjective conditions. Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)
  10. 10. Up to now it has been assumed that all our cognition must conform to the objects; but ... let us once try whether we do not getKant: farther with the problems of metaphysics by assuming that the objects must conform to our cognition.
  11. 11. Existentialismholds that the starting point ofphilosophical thinking must be theexperiences of the individual
  12. 12. Existentialism :visual perception isvisual thinking and therefore acognitive activity.Rudolf Arnheim (1904 – 2007)
  13. 13. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrg73BUxJLI
  14. 14. Martin Heidegger (1889- 1976) Being and time on the phenomenology of place
  15. 15. a winter’s eveninggeorg trakl (1887 - 1914)a winter’s eveningwindows with falling snow is arrayedlong tolls the vesper bellthe house is provided wellthe table is for many laidwandering ones, more than a fewcome to the door on darksome coursesgolden blooms the tree of gracesdrawing up the earth’s cool dewwanderer quietly steps withinpain has turned the threshold to stonethere, lie in limpid brightness shownupon the table bread and wine
  16. 16. Heidegger’sdefinition of the dwellingwhen a person is capable of dwellingthe world becomes an ‘inside’.
  17. 17. is the literal phenomenal and the phenomenal literal

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