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Art and the Creating of Space

Art has a way of inviting us into spaces that we don’t otherwise know how to enter. It gives us permission to sit in those grey areas that we are often uncomfortable with. Art does this because, in a lot of ways, it is not bound by space, and often uses and manipulates space to its own benefit. We see this a lot in the way installation artists transform physical spaces, or the way a poet uses words to open our eyes to a new perspective or way of seeing. We hear it in the extended pauses of a vocal performance or monologue, or see it in the extension and hold of a dancer in arabesque.

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