Thursday Thought: Avis Newman

"Gestures are part of the non-verbal communication that supplements our linguistic communication. We could sit here stiffly, hands in our pockets, just mouth out the words but we would be trapped. Whether it be the uncoordinated tapping of fingers or the movement of an outstretched hand carefully synchronized to coincide with the rhythms of speech, each of our gestures as important to making ourselves understood as our words are..."

Avis Newman, Stages of Drawing Conversation/Avis Newman and Catherine de Zegher, pg 10