“Make alternative labels (name tags, can labels, descriptive stickers, museum tags) for things in your home and apply or use them.”

This exercise reminded me of Rene Magritte’s famous painting “Ceci n’est pas une pipe.” Just a little nudge to remind us of the power of naming things, and that a representation of something is not the same as the actual object.

What will be the effects of renaming common objects?

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