CODA: Involution to Evolution; ‘He Made the Future Live Before Us’

  • Victoria de RijkeEmail author
Part of the Landscapes: the Arts, Aesthetics, and Education book series (LAAE, volume 25)


In Steiner’s esoteric cosmology, pictures may fall into dust, but the soul of an artist and the ideas that creations represent will be living powers forever. ‘The art of today will be the Nature of tomorrow and will blossom again in her. Thus does involution become evolution’ (1909, L9) as we turn in on ourselves on the inner path of the human soul to the self. How sustainable this view is today, and how interdisciplinary arts practice might continue in forms adapted for modernity is a shared challenge and responsibility for our imaginations.


Imagination Interdisciplinarity Inclusivity Multi-modal Transpedagogies 


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  1. 1.Middlesex UniversityLondonUK

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