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Thought-Cloud

Episode 4 of 5

Professor Esther Leslie examines the image of the clouds as a model of thought and the imagination itself - from Immanuel Kant to comic strip thought-clouds.

In a series tracing the role of clouds in the arts and architecture, writer, critic and translator Professor Esther Leslie examines the image of the clouds as a model of thought and the imagination itself: from the sublime of Immanuel Kant to the ridiculous of comic strip thought-clouds.

She also recounts various ill-fated attempts in the past to project thoughts, ideas, messages and sales-pitches on to the clouds themselves.

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