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Why are you doing this?

  • Informs your creative process.

  • Gives you ideas for new ways to approach the subject or new subjects to combine.

  • Helps you frame your photos by giving you a lens through which to view the subject.

What’s the assignment?

Instead of research think of this as discovery. Sure you’re sitting down a lot but remember this is a walking exercise for your brain, or perhaps a lite jog.


  1. What is the scientific definition of walking?

  2. How is walking presented in literature?

  3. How is walking represented in visual art?

Prompts for Writing

Let’s make up a couple of questions for your paper:

  • Where are you walk? Is it to certain places?

  • What is the architecture/landscape?

  • Who is walking next to you? Are there people next to you?

  • How fast are you going? How many times have you stopped on your journey?

  • What are alternatives to walking?

  • Where have you been?

  • Where are you going?

  • Think of other words that describe walking when you do this project – migration, perhaps a pilgrimage, discovery.  Hiking, strutting, strolling, wandering, or maybe you’re traveling somewhere.