investigating the world

If I am right, art isn’t a phenomenon to be explained. Not by neuroscience, and not by philosophy. Art is itself a research practice, a way of investigating the world and ourselves. Art displays us to ourselves, and in a way makes us anew, by disrupting our habitual activities of doing and making.

– Alva Noë, http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/05/what-art-unveils/

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