Write without wordsCreative project Factory
Thoughts come and go, but some we just can’t get out of our heads. Nevertheless, it is often difficult to put them into words. Cy Twombly shows how it could be done. Writing without using words—is that possible? It’s your turn: put your thoughts on paper!
Instructions for making it yourself
You will need
- liquid paint
- paper or canvas (large format)
Think of a particular subject or person you care about.
Do you need help? Watch the video to learn how to find sources of inspiration!
Now let your thoughts run free while your pen leaves traces, line by line.
Try to put the pen down as little as possible.
Are your marks soft and flowing or jagged and rough?
Writing remains wordless here, but what does the image create with its gestures? Have you experienced situations where you were at a loss for words?