Initial Thoughts

Sinead Maharaj/ Thank you for the invitation to join a great forum. The discussion on the convergence of Science and Art is a personal interest of mine, that inspires my work.

To enter this dialogue, I will refer to my  initial difficulty,  that of how the pedagogy has defined the disciplines of Art and Science, as two very seperate ways of thinking.  The pedagogy positions our minds to differentiate each discipline, as completely separate. Science is sold to students as the positioning of  facts, with evidence to support, making something true or false. Art is positioned as creative thought processes. Through the pedagogy we learn a specific index for both, and tell students they are inclined to think in one way or the other.  In the discussion to converge the two disciplines, I guess I ask, why Science and Art are treated as completely different containers in the first … Continue reading