AWP: Ecstatic Ekphrastic: When Images Are More Than Inspiration

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Date(s) - 28/03/2019
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

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E147-148, Oregon Convention Center, Level 1

(Maria Romasco Moore, Bianca Stone, Sarah Minor, Dustin Parsons, Kelcey Parker Ervick) How do vintage photographs, embroideries, collages, installations, comics, paintings, and technical diagrams transform into hybrid stories, poems, and essays? Panelists working in a variety of picture-and-text combinations will discuss strategies and techniques for going beyond image as mere illustration in order to explore how visual art can break creative writing out of traditional narrative forms and push it toward transcendent multimedia synthesis.