First he raked until the grounds were spotless. Then, in a gesture pregnant with wabi-sabi overtones, he shook a tree trunk, causing a few leaves to fall. Wabi-sabi, as evidenced here, is clean but never too clean or sterile. (from here)
Not a lot to add here, yet, other than the fact that I’m wondering if a pedagogy of wabi-sabi can be implemented in thinking spatially about classroom design and instruction.
[Somewhat related, I’m wondering if I can use a wabi sabi aethetic as an excuse to continue postponing the cleaning of my house. No? I guess you’re, right.]