The Festival of 24 Things

On Dec 12, 2007 7:55 PM, Robyn York ( <robynyorkATgmailDOTcom> wrote:

You are invited. You have one month.

Take 24 photographs responding to each of the words listed below, in order. You may work in any way you see fit.

Keep in mind that the final exhibition will be 24 people (hopefully) with twenty-four 4″x6″ prints.

If you work in a square format, be prepared to crop or add some type of background ( i.e. polaroids scanned on black) in order to fit into the grid.

1. tower
2. tension
3. else
4. passive
5. enemy
6. equal
7. greasy
8. math
9. dissipate
10. hair
11. auxiliary
12. guilt
13. marginal
14. surrender
15. awkward
16. lateral
17. collectivism
18. patient
19. permanent
20. wrestle
21. dumb
22. modular
23. biting
24. index

Anyone who wants to may complete the extracurricular b-sides: “12 extra
photographs for sesquipedalian sycophants”.

Pink Flamingo, Toronto, ON

25. perspicacity: clearness of understanding.
26. lugubrious: Mournful; indicating sorrow, often in a way that seems
feigned or ridiculous.
27. salacious: lascivious, lustful or lecherous.
28. bricolage: construction or something constructed by using whatever
materials happen to be available
29. sycophantic: to be a self-seeking, servile flatterer; fawning parasite.
30. defenestrate: To throw out of a window.
31. meta-system: an assemblage or combination of things or parts forming
a complex or unitary whole, existing in a larger system
32. rapprochement: the establishment or state of cordial relations.
33. opportune: suitable for a given purpose or occasion.
34. impassive: devoid of emotion; also, showing no emotion.
35. soporific: causing sleep; also, something that causes sleep.
36. reticent: inclined to keep silent.

Your final images must be received by January 12th. Mail or deliver to:

24 Things
c/o Visual Studies Workshop
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY, 14607

RSVP if you’re in.

Robyn York


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