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What It is to Burn: Affective Education at Burning Man

The playa at sunset. Photo by Kevin Tang. My friend Barton and I arrived in the Black Rock Desert at peak of the mid-afternoon heat. As he slowly navigated the car along the dusty pathways that give shape to Burning … Continue reading

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Adventures in Horizontal Education

Cross-posted from Curriculum Veto. The Yippie Museum Cafe. Pic courtesy of Yelp. And yes, that is a pot leaf overlaying a Zapatista flag. In January I enrolled in Nicholas Mirzoeff’s “Visual Culture Methods” class at NYU. My interest had already been … Continue reading

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