Day 2: Wednesday July 15
Objectives/Goals: Understanding what collective storytelling is and how to use it to portray a community
– Conversation of the readings (10 min)
– Watch this videos and websites during the class
Humans of new york
The IS collective
Gabriel Barcia_Colombo http://www.ted.com/talks/gabriel_barcia_colombo_capturing_memories_in_video_art#t-28716 http://www.gabebc.com
Something Happened Here
–Discussion of the videos during the class
-Understanding Mood Boards
Definition: an arrangement of images, materials, pieces of text, etc., intended to evoke or project a particular style or concept
The students are going to do a physical and social research of the area. This could be made through photography, drawing or writing and tell a story using their research.
Reading: Telling Tails by Tim Obrian http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2009/08/telling-tails/307533/
Do historical research of Egleston Square either online or library
Assessments: Write the conclusion in the blog of what was their experience. Write the key points of what they observe, what type of community Egleston Square has, what type of stores.
Write a story no longer than 25 words. Be prepared to read a story in class
Differentiation: The students will be divided in groups during their time in Egleston Square.