What happens when the spheres of morality and spirituality give way to the naked instrumentalism of a savage market rationality? What happens when time becomes a burden for most people and surviving becomes more crucial than trying to lead a life with dignity? What happens when domestic terrorism, disposability, and social death become the new signposts and defining features of a society?
His signature is his palette: He finds his inspiration in little villages, like the ones located in the Laurentians or in the Charlevoix region.
As part of his work, he paints gardens with multiple flowers, outdoor hockey games featuring players of all ages and private homes and businesses. Established in the Laurentians, Henry Giroux owns an art gallery sincethat is now located in Morin-Heights.
Artistic approach I want to freeze in time an emotion created by the light, the quietness of the countryside and the majesty of a floral landscape.
My paintings are silent; I wish to bring the viewer into a state of peacefulness, close to the one I feel when I paint.
I do not want to create confusion or guessing on the part of the viewer. I simply offer my perception of what moves me, hoping that the person will want to be in the painting to discover its different aspects.
My artistic approach is essentially based on the exploration of light, composition, as well as my control of the pictorial technique. Painting is, for me, an action that is associated to happiness; my approach does not emerge from an existantial questioning and is not aimed to express a sense of sorrow.
My paintings are simply open, luminous and transparent.Watch video · In his book, Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism, author and scholar Henry Giroux connects the dots to prove his theory that our current system is informed by a “machinery of social and civil death” that chills “any vestige of a robust democracy.”.
Critical pedagogy is a philosophy of education and social movement that has developed and applied concepts from critical theory and related traditions to the field of education and the study of culture.
The educational philosophy has since been developed by Henry Giroux and others since the s as a praxis-oriented "educational movement. Henry Giroux was born September 18, , in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Armand and Alice Giroux. He came from a working class background and community. Giroux stumbled into the academic world through his ability to play basketball and win scholarships.
The official website of cultural critic and professor Henry Giroux. This article draws from a number of ideas in Henry A. Giroux's newest book, Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education.
As universities turn toward corporate . by Henry A.
Giroux (11/13/16) Americans have now entered into one of the most sickening and dangerous periods of the 21st century. Trump is not only a twisted caricature of every register of economic, political, educational, and social extremism, he is the apogee of a warrior culture committed to rolling back civil rights, women’s reproductive rights, denying the threat of climate change.