Monday, November 7, 2011

Copying to innovate

http://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/blog/2011/10/the-importance-of-copying

Kirby Ferguson's video embedded in our new blog is excellent - you copy to innovate!

Remember all those lines of other people's poetry great poets absorbed by memory...

And William Blake learnt Italian (in his 60s) in order to understand the Divine Comedy better such that his illuminations better revealed his understanding of the text!

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