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We all recall the fairy tales that entranced us when we were young… and maybe still do. Before they were called “fairy tales,” they were folk tales. Where do fairy tales come from? What makes a story a “fairy tale?” … Continue reading
There are a myriad of visualizations of fairy tales, beyond the iconic movie images from the Walt Disney studios. Exploring how image captures story–or a moment in the story–invites the reader/viewer to situate themselves within.
This week’s project we are going to take a look at some modern day renderings of the Cinderella story. I invite each of you find a movie that mimics the story but with, of course a twist. Post a trailer … Continue reading
Atlas Obscura, one of my favorite drop-in sites, has a post on a wonderful map about fairy tale people. Visit their site for more details. Where might you set a fairy tale in a present day location?