Pedagogy without Education

In On Kawara’s pedagogy, everything that happens happens today, but no particular today. Habitation institutes a pedagogy of patience, of desire without possessiveness. Everything that happens happens for the learner, but no particular learner. Can there be progression without development? Exploring this question as a question of aesthetics and pedagogy, Kawara’s Pure Consciousness, an offshoot of his more famous Date Paintings, intimates a pedagogy of habitation, of merely living with. Of sidling encounter.

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