Journey: March 2014

"Where we're going, we won't need roads." Doc from Back to the Future eases Marty Mcfly's mind in this scene, reassuring him with this comment that the DeLorean will land safely because there are no roads. From The Cantebury Tales to Kerouac, the journey has been seductive for the imaginative mind. This month, turn the journey on its head: rewrite Dante's inferno in Google map directions, bake a cake out of ingredients grown where you live, paint a scene from when you were trapped inside during the snowstorm, or do a performance piece involving a globe, some duct tape, Aaliyah's music, and a water-cannon. Rewrite what it means to go on a journey. This month the words are mandatory (because even I didn't use them last time). Use the words lichen, monsters, and jeer.
Let's hope this inspiration happens to us in the coming weeks:
"The-the-the bruise on your head, I know how that happened. You told me the whole story. You were standing on your toilet and you were hanging a clock, and you fell and you hit your head on the sink. And that's when you came up with the idea for the flux capacitor, "

Friday, March 8th at 7:00pm