Four Brave Individuals. One Artist-Run Newsstand. Two weeks. Twelve Tasks.
Meet the four “temporary artists” hired for our Don’t Quit Your Day Job project. Each of these individuals have started their exploration of an issue of interest in their life. Each will be given three arts-inspired tasks that will ask them to delve deeper into the issue and their own creative spirit.
The Participants: Roxanne Rident, Sandrana, Head Wildcat & Bill Bolt
TASK 2: Asked the artist to consider”What is scary about me”?
TASK 3: Asked the artists to confront her demons in the flesh.
Sandrana: Why Am I Stalling?
TASK 1: Asked the artist to identify inner strengths and to imagine those qualities as superheros… who might win an award for their awesomeness.
TASK 2: Asked the artist to give form to all the things and excuses that make her late.
TASK 2: Asked the artist to find motivations to combat the forces holding her back.
Bill Bolt: How can I morph my career without jeopardizing what I have?
TASK 1: Asked the artist to let the pros and cons of the current employment situation battle it out.
TASK 2: Asked the artist to travel down 6 different potential futures and write himself a postcard back in time:
TASK 3: Asked the artist to “act out” two possible personas. Read Task 3 Reflections here.
TASK 2: Asked the artist to identify best and worst self, both internally and externally.
TASK 3: Asked the artist to share her haikus with herselves.