Stepping Back to Move Forward: Expressive Writing Promotes Self-Distancing |. Pedagogical Implications for Training those “Moody Artists”

Summary: Park, J., Ayduk, Ö, & Kross, E. (2016). Stepping back to move forward: Expressive writing promotes self-distancing. Emotion, 16(3), 349-364. For individuals high in emotional reactivity with less efficient stress management mechanisms, it seems possible to regulate negative affect...
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artist because of a dispositional failure to fit any other social position — sadness, suffering and the creative act

MicroResponsive Reading – Unfettered word count, Pierre Bourdieu’s Fields of Cultural Production and suffering the self reflection that I am artist because of a dispositional failure to fit any other social position. Damn. Easing in, I slog through Pierre Bourdieu’s Fields...
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Theories and schools, like microbes and globules, devour each other and by their struggle to ensure the continuing of life. – Marcel Proust

oh damn my procrastination and that dastardly Pierre Bourdieu and his Fields of Cultural Production

He had me calling him a dastardly convoluted textual bastard on page five with his ten mile long sentences that fold back upon themselves and lead me to all forms of procrastinatory behaviors (it is always nice to blame someone...
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identity management: countering the burden of stigma [Erving Goffman + Sally Mann]

MicroReading Response to Goffman’s text Stigma via the countering of the stigma of bad mother CONCEPT: Erving Goffman suggests that there are common cues that we become temporally and situationally dependent on that allow us to anticipatorily size up individuals as recognizably human or...
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what if the “maladaptive” is functional in activating evolutionary change

Micro Response Rif on Daly and Wilson’s Evolutionary Psychological Perspective Concept Daly and Wilson in their article “Crime and Conflict: Homicide in Evolutionary Psychological Perspective” propose that violence may be an evolutionary residual adaptive feature of the psychophysiological fight/flight mechanisms...
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Mondrian White on White Pivotal Set, Oompa Loompas, A Buzz and Holler,plus Racks of Disemboweled Cadavers. LOVELY

Texas Tech’s Mother Courage, April 29 | First Performance | A slanted critical review of sorts As I squirmed in my seat for three hours, fifteen minutes, my anticipation and pleasure resided in what occurred between scenes, which began each time with...
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There is a forgetfulness between self and context…The foot twitches; the mind thinks. The mind thinks; the foot twitches. The mind twitches; the foot thinks. The foot thinks; the mind twitches. Perhaps.

An unfootnoted musing for a toe dipping short term project Option A—the easy way: Analysis of interdisciplinary product (outcome)—Robert Morris and Carolee Schneeman Option B—the less easy*: Analysis of Intermodal process (income)—Contemporary intermodal artistic practice of writing and ___ The...
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weaving the unraveled as I ravel the strands’
textual influences ofthe term

Carnal Knowledge: Towards a ‘new Materialism’ through the Arts (2013), “Introduction” by Barbara Bolt The idea of the performative power of materiality that Bolt introduces has raised one possible strand of research relative to the function of visual and performative...
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subjugate that!
first scholarly neophyte research question to pursue relative to my dissertation interests

RESEARCH QUESTION: Are contemporary female visual artists using self subjugating language? —-end of requested—- Language sampling source and narrowing the playing field: Kristine Stiles and Peter Selz’s text, Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists’ Writings, 2nd...
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Responsive Textabation #6 – female hysteria and theatrical realism

Realism’s putative (commonly regarded) object, the truthful representation of social experience within a recognizable, usually contemporary, moment, remains a problematic issue for feminism, not least because theatrical realism, rooted in domestic melodrama, retains the oedipal family focus even as …....
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