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Working with artist-in-residence Suzanne Bennett, the YI Writers studied different interpretations of landscape, using some of the innovative approaches in the exhibition, _Roni Horn aka Roni Horn_ as inspiration. Each teen selected their materials and the processes they would use, and worked over several weeks to design and realize a piece that would convey their own perception of landscape. The works incorporate painting, drawing, photography, collage, poetry, and a variety of materials from charcoal and oil paint to found materials. In addition, the YI Writers worked to make visual and material connections between their pieces, so that they fit together into a larger, mixed media landscape that suggests the diversity of the city they all inhabit.