Making Art and Video while in Expressive Therapies during the Pandemic. Johnnie writes about painting, lack of travel, and more…
Recently I took part in National Poetry Month (April). For some poets, the idea behind NPM is to write a new poem a day and publish it on one of the many platforms available. I decided to take a different path. I made a video poem a day from the extensive collection I’ve written over the years and posted these videos on my YouTube channel. That meant creating 30 individual video poem, one for each day of the month.
In this video interview we talk to Sean Boyle about his experience of forced minimalism. After losing everything, he traveled over 1,000 miles on his bicycle back to Phoenix with just a trailer filled with what was left of his belongings.
This teaches a valuable lesson about letting go of stuff before the decision is made for you.