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Grad Show Planning Workshops

Grad Show Planning Workshops
in the Writing Centre + online

April 19, 2022 ,noon – 1 p.m. in person + online
What’s it Called? Moving Beyond Untitled: Generative writing practices for titling your work.
Using extension, list making, and concept generation strategies we’ll come up with so many ideas. Then we’ll use composition by excision to narrow them down. In the end, we’ll discover the best title for your work. Bonus content: building familiarity with extension and compression as writing process strategies.

April 20, 2022, noon – 1 p.m. in person + online
Why’d you do it? Generating Compelling Artist Statements
Focusing on the materiality of language, we’ll experiment with ways to generate language that reflects your work in exciting ways. Bonus content: creating specific, unique artist statements that move beyond generic approaches.

April 21, 2022, noon – 1 p.m. in person + online
Who made this? Auto-Conceptual Approaches to Writing (and talking!) about your work
How do you talk about your work with others? This workshop will generate playful and super serious ways of talking about your art and design practice with whoever asks, ‘what’s this about?’ Bonus content: how to write an exciting artist bio.

April 22, 2022, noon – 1 p.m. in person + online
Thanks a Bunch! Letter Writing as Reflective Practice
Using the genre of the letter to reflect on your own experience. Write letters to classmates/friends or to instructors/family members who helped you. Mark the moment that changed everything. ++ typewriters! Bonus content: how to ask for reference letters.

Come to the Writing Centre or register here for online access.

You can attend one or any of all of the sessions.

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