The New School

Time Jetty - Exquisite Corpse

#timejetty is a collective narrative composed on Twitter over one week by Virgil Wong’s Media Design graduate students at The New School. Inspired by André Breton, Chris Marker, and Tim Burton, this time travel exquisite corpse tells the remarkable story of a woman, her husband, her psychiatrist, and her pet dog. It all begins with an envelope hand-written letter and several old photographs.


SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014

Introduce the characters and how they interact with one another.


SUNDAY, MARCH 2, 2014

Set an inciting event or elaborate on an existing one.


MONDAY, MARCH 3, 2014

Bring us to plot point #1, when one or more characters tackle a problem.


TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014

Present obstacles that prevent the characters from achieving their goals.


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5, 2014

Create a first culmination where success seems close but everything falls apart.


THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014

Set the midpoint where we’re at our lowest, but then plot point #2 – a glimmer of hope!


FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014

Bring us to the peak of tension, emotion, and action when opposing forces collide.


SATURDAY, MARCH 8, 2014

Transition to some state of balance in the universe (denouement).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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