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Some women and some men have resisted patriarchy throughout its history. We can join together to resist it today. Most importantly and permeating everything, these societies honor principles of care, love, and generosity which they associate with motherhood, and believe both women and men can and should practice. The Masuo culture of the Himalayas which has been recently studied, even as it is disappearing, is a classic example.
This woman explained to Palin that in her culture women and men define themselves through their connections to maternal clans. When a girl reaches the age of sexual maturity, her mother prepares a room where she can invite a man to dine with her. If she chooses, she invites him to spend the night with her.Biblical Series I: Introduction to the Idea of God
Children produced from such unions become part of the maternal clan. If either member of a couple tires of their sexual relationship, they end it and find other partners.
Michael Palin obviously had a hard time believing his ears. This story illustrates an important difference between the matrilineal and matrilocal customs of the Masuo and those of the patriarchal cultures with which we are familiar.
Communing and Giggling with Cajal
Among the Masuo women choose their sexual partners freely and are free to end one sexual relationship and find another. There are no illegitimate children because all children have mothers. The Virgin-Whore dichotomy—so well-known in patriarchal cultures—simply does not exist. Likewise, I have for the past few years been using drawing to explore, discern and explain Cajal.
This form of research is a significant component in my creative, biographical project Aesthetic Instincts: Through that process, I re-created many of his drawings and with a specific focus on replicating the pages of his first histology sketchbook.
How and who we are with and in our work matters. It determines how we conceptualize, realize, understand and share. Toni Morrison wrote in The Bluest Eye: The eye always seeks quality in the perceptually drawn line. This cellular Easter egg was a delicious discovery I made one day while recreating that page. I, and others, had looked at the page previously, but the process of active looking through drawing refined my observation in a manner that allowed me to notice this blast from the past and share a private giggle with Cajal.
We live in a time where there is a lot of agreement as to how good perceptual drawings are made—at least in the academy: A perceptual drawing reveals its history when you view it because perceptual drawing relies on change during its construction.
The illustration depicts its subject through the summary of succeeding marks that make their appearance in the rendering at different points in time as the artist articulates, erases, and re-articulates the observed.
Communing and Giggling with Cajal – Circulating Now from NLM
I was awed by the integrity of contours, and the elegant refinement of his lines in his neuroanatomy drawing. I felt astonishment with how the polished drawing I picked to recreate was put together—with a continuous, progressive, and accurate ink line for each unique form. I did not observe any pencil marks, nor did his hand take any breaks or resting points in the contour lines.
In those moments I knew this about Cajal: His approach to drawing revealed a fierce, strict, exquisite and serene personal intensity. Just like Alice, I was curious.
A sketchbook courts un-guardedness. I felt it would reveal what behaviors were most likely to be repeated in later works: He does not erase or re-draw his lines.
The only times when his lines demonstrate hesitation or confusion are on the pages where he drew neurons for the first time. Then, as he moved the pencil and pen across the page, the lines change speed or abruptly shift and end. Behaviorally, in the sketchbook, that is unusual for Cajal.
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I have surmised that the inconsistency is because of an incorrect expectation on his part: In my opinion, based on the indecisiveness of that sketch, Cajal suspected that the nervous system was not a diffuse network the first time he drew neurons. The original intention of the sketchbook was for the composition of his thesis on inflammation, but includes some beautiful contradictions.