Articles by Kelsey Elisabeth Nelson

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Where Does the Art Happen?

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Where Does the Art Happen?

Kelsey Elisabeth Nelson asks what’s so important about erasure?

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Chicken Soup (for Those Who Love Art)

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Chicken Soup (for Those Who Love Art)

Is there a fundamental difference between the Maker Movement and the kind of hands-on learning that already happens in most museums?

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Taking Stock

Praxis Makes Perfect

Taking Stock

As the calendar approaches the year’s end, Kelsey Elisabeth Nelson takes a reflective look at change while taking stock, even if it means to “retrofit.”

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Having It Both Ways

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Having It Both Ways

Kelsey Nelson delves into Vladimir Nabokov’s and Roland Barthes’ diametrically opposed methods of interpreting art and texts, and asks, is it possible to have it both ways?

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Why the Meta Matters

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | Why the Meta Matters

Kelsey Elisabeth Nelson explains why even the most cryptic work of art gains meaning when we question the steps that brought it to where it resides.

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Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | A is for Aphorism

Praxis Makes Perfect

Praxis Makes Perfect | A is for Aphorism

Kelsey Nelson shares five platitudes that ring surprisingly true when considered in the context of her own post-graduate ambitions.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | The Alienating “Blah”

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | The Alienating “Blah”

Kelsey Elizabeth Nelson ponders the meaning of dialogue, while cautioning against “the alienating blah” that comes when words are not accompanied by actions.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Comfort the Disturbed, Disturb the Comfortable

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | Comfort the Disturbed, Disturb the Comfortable

Spurred by her thesis writing, M.A. candidate Kelsey Elisabeth Nelson reflects on the meaning of dialogue and the role that opposition plays in arts education.

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | A Community of Engaged Amateurs

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | A Community of Engaged Amateurs

In grad school, the inspiration that our fellow students provide can be the greatest learning experience of all.