The Art of Is: Improvising as a Way of Life

The Art of Is: Improvising as a Way of Life

by Stephen Nachmanovitch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608686155
Publisher: New World Library
Publication date: 04/09/2019
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,246,131
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

An improvisational violinist and the author of the classic work Free Play, Stephen Nachmanovitch, PhD, performs and teaches internationally at the intersections of multimedia, performing arts, ecology, and philosophy.

Table of Contents


1. Tell Them About the Dream

2. Introduction

I – Interplay

3. Improvising

4. Verbs and Nouns

5. Knobs and Dials

6. Stuck or Sticky

7. Finger Kissing

8. Nothing Forever

9. Universal Language

10. Bedtime Stories

II – Thinking as Nature Thinks

11. Natural History

12. All About Frogs

13. Twists and Turns

14. Listening

15. Interruptions and Offers

16. Rubbing

17. Mushrooms

18. Wabi-Sabi

19. After-flavor

III – Art and Power

20. Cloud of Companions

21. The Way It’s Supposed to Be

22. Art and Power

23. Daughters’ Daughters

24. Arrested

25. Heart Sword

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