This article sketches philosophical concepts of affect and event within the canvas of lived experience in a university art education teacher preparation course. We claim that by embracing architectural and metaphorically marginal spaces the course manifested transformative experiences for students, instructors, and community. We position and celebrate the often marginalized spaces of art education as potential sites of becoming through curricular rich environments and as thresholds of event for the educator of art within the community at large. Specifically, we describe the deconstructed space of the “classroom,” the curricular arc of learning, and the occurrence of an unplanned, emergent, student generated event. We then consider the implications of this event for art education discourse through the figurations of murmurations and landings. Evoking the term murmuration as an expansive figuration of line of flight; we layer philosophical concepts and art education discourse to explore the notion of coming communities and event.


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