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A Trippy Field Trip

blindlight.jpg I took one of my students to see the Gormley show at the Hayward and the Dali & Film exhibit at the Tate this morning. I rock as a teacher.

The Blind Light box is a trip. It reminded me of doing mescaline in the fog back in the day. It's probably a claustrophic's nightmare, but I found it fascinating. It's amazing how quickly you can lose your peception of space and distance.

Once you find the exit (easier said than done), it's also very cool to go outside stand on the terrace to see all of the Event Horizon men staring down at you from their vantage points all over London's skyline. Just don't blink.

The Dali exhibit has enticed me to go back the Tate and spend more time there on my own. I want to sit down and enjoy the Bu˝uel films, which we didn't have time to watch. There's also a seven-minute restoration of an animated movie he worked on for Disney in the 30s. Dali and Disney. Hmmm, I didn't know about that collaboration.

I guess I'll have to rent Spellbound now as well. I don't think I've ever seen that one.