Isabel Lewis conceived a series of workshops and occasions engaging the public through new modes of addressal, inviting us to rethink notions of ‘self’ and ‘community.’ movements of people’s bodies, but also their olfactory, visual, auditory, and gustatory experiences.
“Cognitive psychology claimed that in the process of perception our brain creates a perceived world—it attaches meaning to the stimulus information that our senses receive” Gibson’s ecological approach is that the environment we live in does not consist of matter in motion in space; rather it consists of possibilities for action. He coined these possibilities affordances
The affordances of the environment are what it offers the animal, what it provides or furnishes, either for good or for ill.
Contrary to a form-based description, an affordance-oriented one recognizes that a single object can have different meanings to an individual.
Japanese concepts of space are ambivalent about boundaries, so being a part of a place means being in dynamic relationship with it. In Japan, a building can’t be in Tokyo without Tokyo being in the building.