Ekphrasis Poetry workshop Free*
Sunday November 6th 3-5pm 4th floor gallery
“…given the right circumstances, any art may describe any other art…”
Think of an illustration of a character in a novel, a painting of a sculpture, a film that gives insight into a period of architecture.
All of these are examples of one art inspired by another. Ekphrasis, a graphic, often dramatic verbal description of a visual work of art.
Bring paper and pen ( or laptop) to this workshop as we explore the Em(body) exhibition at the Uptown Arts Center
Keeping this in mind…”Becoming a storyteller as well as a work of art…we will interpret, inhabit, confront and speak to our subjects.”
We will ask questions to inform our writing:
Who will be our audience?
How does the observer enter the work of art?
And questions like:
What just happened?
What will happen?
Who is writing this?
Novice to advanced writers & all artists welcome. Enjoy the challenge of a detailed investigation and interpretation of a work of visual art through writing
You will be guided in this workshop by Colette Wright Adams, one of the co-curators of the Em(body) exhibition and participant artist.
*Donations to Uptown Arts Center always appreciated