Nature is not natural and can never be naturalized — Graham Harman

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Apropos of Doing and Making Things

For the first blessed time ever, I'm getting my students to make things with words and paper in my poetry analysis class. A (little) bit of what Ian Bogost calls carpentry. It's been on my mind for a while to get them to do this but now I have the grading apparatus in place to make it work.

So for this week's first homework, you have to put two words on a single sheet of paper in three different ways, and discuss the effects of doing so.

3 comments:

linmu said...

Inside
Emptiness

Emptiness
Inside

Empty
Insideness

Henry Warwick said...

nothing
something

something
nothing

some
no

(bonus extra points:)

no
some
(du soleil)

Jason Bradford said...

Being
Invisible

Invisible
Being

Being
Invisibly