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Arousing Sense: Recipes for Workshopping Sensory Experience

Tomie Hahn


Arousing Sense spotlights the senses and embodied knowledge for exploring the realm of creativity, experimentation, and knowledge making. The book is a collection of practiced-based explorations to arouse the senses, to “make sense” of how sensory experiences help to orient the body and self with others. No specialization needed! The purpose of the exercises is to stimulate creative activity by engaging with the senses, heighten sensory awareness, and deepen one’s understanding of what it is to be human. The exercises support workshop leaders and solo practitioners with straightforward instruc ... More

Keywords: Contemplative, creative arts, culture, embodiment, empathy, exercises, pedagogy, practice-based, sense, transmission

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780252044168
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252044168.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tomie Hahn, author
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute