zondag 13 november 2011

What is the question?

The question we dealt with this time - while walking in the rain through a wood full of autumn leaves - was a particular one, namely: What is the question?

You have an interesting case, a case that so far has not been studied or not in the right way. You are gathering or have gathered great material, experienced disconcerting moments, have plenty of stories to tell.

But what is the question?

How to invent a good question? And what makes a question 'good'?
Which questions open up a space to think and write in and which others lead on to dead ends? How to recognize how questions work out? And can a question be what comes out of a study: the point?