Still Xmas at Valla
I intend to start work on my book on natural aesthetics Jan 1.
Quoting aloud: ‘The shift from the classical concept of tekhne to the modern concept of technology has brought about a profound change in the way we think about the relation between human beings and their activity . . . The image of the artisan, immersed with the whole of his being in a sensuous engagement with the material, was gradually supplanted by that of the operative whose job it is to set in motion an exterior system of productive forces, according to principles of mechanical functioning.’ Tim Ingold