VASA Journal: 'The Whiteness of the Whale" Dan Duda

 
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Subject: VASA Journal: 'The Whiteness of the Whale" Dan Duda
Date: January 26th 2022
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Invites You To A New Essay in the Series
The Quantum and the Visual Arts

The Whiteness of the Whale

Series Editor: Dan Duda

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“The aim of art is not to represent the outward appearance
of things, but their inward significance.” -- Aristotle

Our search for the truth of reality goes beyond the obvious feedback we get from our limited sense organs (i.e., ears; eyes; nose; touch/skin; taste/tongue). The universe is far greater and more complex than can be determined with these tools. However, our senses do provide a way to pursue our search as the tools evolve.

Duda links abstract art with meditation. Successful meditation requires an ability to block out all the “noise” in our mind and focus strictly on the “now.” Zen koans are unanswerable questions that ease the mind into a meditative state

Dan Duda
Dan Duda is a scientific writer and contributer to VJIC living in the USA. 
This is Dan’s 7th essay for VJIC on Photography and Quantum Theory

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VJIC Table of Content for other series on Hungarian Photography (Sandor Szilagyi), Phenonology of Photography (Ione Manzali) the Quantum and the Visual Arts (Dan Duda), Photography and the Holocaust (Robert Hirsch), Only Women can do that (Sabine Kutt) and the Idea of a

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