The Knowledge of Context
It’s in the things that we throw away that most of our knowledge exists, the knowledge of context.
Context is always equal to or greater than the instance in which something happens. Saying “it’s broken” only focuses on the one instance. Dance artist and scholar Matthew Gough talks about why broken is actually an engaging alternative to the beautiful.
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