Neighbors’ Day: April 30
To mark the first anniversary of the Whitney’s new home, neighbors visit free on Saturday, April 30.Reserve tickets
In this collaborative project, the YI Writers explored how abstraction can be used to communicate subjective personal experiences. They began by writing detailed objective descriptions about a place to which they felt a strong emotional connection. Each description became a prompt for another teen, who then wrote a subjective composition that attempted to capture the feeling of the place. Finally, the subjective writing was passed on to a third teen, who used it as inspiration for an abstract painting in which they used colors, shapes, and lines to convey emotion.