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Jester’s ‘Exquisite Corpse’ Collaboration 

Great to see so many of you participating in the session on Jesters and creative see(k)ing. Copied below is your amazing collaborative discourse that both IS-- and is about-- play, ambiguity, uncertainty, and risk-taking beyond the 'frame.' Jester’s Exquisite Corpse* 5/26/11 (*Note: a forward slash indicates the beginning of a new player’s contribution.) The creative …

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The jester’s original function was to recite jests—narrative tales of heroic exploits (O.Fr. geste “action, exploit, romance”). Like fabled tricksters, they amused, cajoled, spun ludic into lucid and transported listeners by weaving together is-was-and-could-be. Both mythic and real, tricksters draw us into this “uncanny territory, a space ruled by the disarming charm of the very …

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Cabinet of Curiosity 

Four colleagues and I will be presenting a "cabinet of curiosity" at the conference -- an actual cabinet filled with shoebox-sized "provocations" -- and we already have a bunch of promises from fascinating people, including: - Something made entirely from used items picked up at Property Disposition - An edible/drinkable provocation - Something by an …

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