Calvino: ‘Each Life is a Library’

In light of our recent posts on decluttering of houses and work spaces, and the consideration of THINGS, and what, exactly we need to live well and freely, we found Italo Calvino’s thoughts incredibly clarifying. The possibility that

… everything can be constantly shuffled and reordered in every way conceivable…

is at the heart of living an improvised life.All of our many gifts, experiences, artworks and objects can be viewed and handled in new ways; they are materials for creation —whether we tranform them or pass them on— for where we are now.

Calder Studio 1941 Herbert Matter

Alexander Calder in his studio/Herbert Matter

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Buckminster Fuller Institute


What will you do with what you’ve been, had, done?


via But Does It Float

One Response to Calvino: ‘Each Life is a Library’

  1. Louise 12.08.2014 at 10:03am #


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