Submitted by todd on Sun, 07/25/2010 - 4:44pm
Chiara and I met up with Kamomi Solidum. The other participant who signed up for the walk never showed. I'd never met Kamomi before, and evidently Chiara chatted briefly with her at Daniel Neumann's walk the previous week. There were some striking moments upon first meeting up. It was quickly revealed that the book that Chiara had on her lap, Georges Perec's "Species of Places & Other Pieces", was the same book that Kamomi had in her bag! And then, Kamomi and I realized that we were both in the same grad school together at the same time (California College of Arts and Crafts)-- she was there for design; I was there for writing. krAzi!
So, we started our walk over the bridge. In contrast to our sunset walk, less stimuli made it easier to focus. We spoke of: the wooden planks (how often are they checked and replaced?); the occasionally unsturdiness of the cables; shortcuts and failure in one's own work; hometowns; nostalgia; marketing; and Public School.
We've asked Kamomi to join in planning our next walk over the bridge. Hope she says yes.
See below for photos.
Submitted by todd on Mon, 06/21/2010 - 11:41pm
At the end of the walk, Chiara had an unsolicited suggestion-- that I keep continuing with these walks over the bridge and change it up each time-- different hour/theme, etc. It was a perfect way to end the walk--> she moved the walk into its next incarnation. I'll ask Chiara to collaborate with me in conceptualizing the next walk and we'll see what happens.
Our plans for 2016
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