Monday, September 17, 2007

fill in the blank: "home is where ____"


At first we thought it was a fluke, but we saw it repeatedly in children of all ages. Then we realized the internal schema of these children had changed. They weren’t drawing the house as a place of safety, they were drawing the roof.


Art Therapist Karla Leopold in today's New York Times, commenting on the way children of Renaissance Village, a trailer park for Katrina evacuees in Baker, Louisiana, collectively draw "house".
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