Storytelling and Narrative in Public Space
Elmstreet Greensboro, North Carolina / October 30th 2013
This workshop utilized the fundamental elements of narrative and storytelling in the design of individual public art interventions.
- Identify a central location with clear boundaries.
- Participants explore the location and select an individual site. The site inspires a story. The story can be a true story, fiction, combination of truth and fiction, poetic, and other forms.
- Each participant tells a story in their selected site as the group listens.
- Participants are asked to design an intervention at their space inspired by their story and location in thirty minutes.
- Participants share their designs and the group listens and makes suggestions.
- Participants break and prepare for their invention at the site.
- Interventions are executed for 90 minutes or longer.