Now the trick for the artist
is to present his material so
that it doesn't put a ring
around itself and stand
there as separate from
you, the observer. And that
Aha! that you get when you
see an artwork that really
hits you is,"I Am that! I am
the radiance and energy
that is talking to me
through this [work]." In
purely empirical terms, it's
called participation. But it"s
more than that, it's