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Free Content Towards an immanent read: Being with wool as text

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Two faculty and 35 students in a beginning art theory course at Brigham Young University engage with speculative realism(s), new materialism and object oriented ontology literature as they wash, spin and knit sheep wool in relation to Coffen’s notion of an immanent read.

Keywords: art education; arts-based educational research; immanent read; speculative realism; spinning wool; visual essay

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Brigham Young University, USA

Publication date: March 1, 2018

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  • The International Journal of Education through Art is an English language journal that promotes relationships between art and education. The term 'art education' should be taken to include art, craft and design education. Each issue, published three times a year within a single volume, consists of peer-reviewed articles mainly in the form of research reports and critical essays, but may also include exhibition reviews and image-text features.

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