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Surrealism & The Fun We’ll Have with Nick Reading
This workshop will begin by tracing the roots and history of surrealist writing, leading to a discussion of the American surrealist tradition, and ending with sharing our own work. Both poetry and fiction and anything are welcome.
Instructor: Nick Reading
Andre Breton defines surrealism in Le Manifesto du Surrealisme (1924) as: “Pure psychic automatism by which it is intended to express, either verbally or in writing, the true function of thought. Thought dictated in the absence of all control exerted by reason, and outside all aesthetic or moral preoccupations.”
Poetry and writing has long served as a conduit for surrealist thought and expression. This workshop will begin by tracing the roots and history of surrealistView more
1125 Brookside Avenue, Suite B25, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Parking is located behind the Indiana Art Center in Broad Ripple. The Indiana Writers Center is in the smaller building behind the IAC, not the main building.