17 March 2020
Often we’re too busy to notice the view right in front of us. One of my students, when I asked about what they missed being away from home, softly described the view of the city at night from his bedroom window in what he called ‘the projects where I live.’
“At night,” he said, “the lights go on forever, and every light, I think, is a soul.”
Make art about seeing the world through your window.
6 September 2019
Make art about the hurricane, literal or metaphorical, about evacuating, or choosing to ride out the storm, about standing in the eye of the storm.
30 August 2019
Make art about assembling what you need to be ready.
20 February 2019
“you say love is a burning building: then run in:”–JP Dancing Bear
Make art about that burning building.
16 February 2019
“I think to Earth
it looks like the first first rain, the water
of the beginning”- Jeffrey Bean
Make art about what begins with rain, or that begins with rain, or about ‘the first first rain.’
2 September 2017
Make art about money, having money, or not having it.
3 September 2017
Make art poverty of the spirit.
4 September 2017
Make art about the origin of a lie.
5 September 2017
Make art about the sound of animal, a purring cat, a growling dog, the whistle of a songbird, the cry of a hawk.
6 September 2017
Make art about the storm coming.
7 September 2017
Make art about arrogance, an arrogant person, about dealing with arrogance.
8 September 2017
Make art about preparing to leave.
9 September 2017
Make art inspired by or about water words: aquaduct, bog, creek, drizzle, fjord…
More here: 100 Words for Water: http://www.wallacejnichols.org/234/623/100-words-for-water.html
10 September 2017
Make art about rescue, rescuing, being rescued.
11 September 2017
Make art about recovery, about what that recovery means to you.