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How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum

by Keri Smith

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Fantastic book to inspire creativity and exploration of the world ( )
  AccyP | May 9, 2019 |


Delightful collection of exercises/explorations! Certainly not everyone's cup of tea, but lovely for anyone looking for inspiration or a new artistic perspective. ( )
  hopeevey | May 20, 2018 |
I enjoyed the ideas and the casual methods of incorporating these ideas into your life. ( )
  deldevries | Feb 7, 2016 |
Bought the book from the Ready Made magazine article, since it looked really interesting. Going to use the exercises (some as they are, some a bit more loosely fashioned) to help myself see and experience the world around me more fully, esp. appreciating the cityscape more. ( )
  sriemann | Mar 31, 2013 |
I read, Z flipped through. Both inspired. After all, it's hard not want to play with art, observation, collecting, and documenting when you are on the grand company of Leonard Cohen, John Cage, Maira Kahlman, and Einstein. ( )
  beckydj | Mar 31, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399534601, Paperback)

From the author of Wreck This Journal, an interactive guide for exploring and documenting the art and science of everyday life.

Artists and scientists analyze the world around them in surprisingly similar ways, by observing, collecting, documenting, analyzing, and comparing. In this captivating guided journal, readers are encouraged to explore their world as both artists and scientists.

The mission Smith proposes? ?To document and observe the world around you. As if you?ve never seen it before. Take notes. Collect things you find on your travels. Document findings. Notice patterns. Copy. Trace. Focus on one thing at a time. Record what you are drawn to.?

With a series of interactive prompts and a beautifully hand-illustrated two-color package, readers will enjoy exploring and discovering the world through this gorgeous book.

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Presents a guided journal that encourages readers to explore and analyze the world around them by conducting interviews, taking notes on interesting objects, collecting objects, observing patterns, and engaging in other artistic and scientific activities.… (more)

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