This project is a collaborative effort to write, design and publish ‘potential literature’ as a book, website, blog, or other public form(s). Working with Creative Writing faculty Michelle Taransky, and artist/printer Josh Zerangue, the project should reveal and interpret observations of urban space and Philadelphia culture. Students will be responsible to collectively frame the project, write/edit short texts, design, and publish the resulting visual and textual material.
Readings for Tuesday, Oct 31:
Exercises in Style, Queneau, Wikipedia
Mass Observation: Wiki description
For Tuesday, Oct 31:
Discuss readings and potential concepts – Michelle and Josh will join us at 915 for a one-hour concept session – the goal is to reach consensus for preliminary designs by end of class and develop a plan and schedule to publish by the end of semester. Previous examples, below:
Setting the rules or constraints for language: