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Keep it short! Flash Stories in Art Writing

by An Paenhuysen

Talk and pittogramma-cocktail-nero-sagomato-medio
Mercoledì 19 settembre 2018  h. 19.30 – 22.30
Wednesday 19 September 2018 h. 7.30 – 10.30 PM
Fondazione Arthur Cravan
via Aleardi 11, Milano

Italian language is known for taking the scenic route. But are there advantages to keeping it short? Let’s have a thinking session about short-format writing, the art of few words, also known as “literature’s hand luggage.” How to fit a narrative in a very small space?

I will talk about the flash stories I wrote for Underwear Secrets. Little Thoughts in Art, a book inspired by my guided tours at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Berlin. I’ll mix them with some half thoughts I have during the Residenze Insensate. In between we’ll do some finger exercises with a minimum of words. more>