Inaugural Exhibition at The Sorbonne 1 - Panthéon
STAGE 1 - EDITORIAL
Editorial, proofreading, and helping prepare interviews for publication across a network of university and national literary magazines. Fully credited involvement may include collaborating on introductory essays, podcasts, or ancillary pieces published across the network.
Student journalism and creative works may be published alongside interviews. The Creative Process is currently collaborating with Paris/Atlantic, and we would be delighted to share interviews with AUP’s online and print publications.
Examples of works related to interviews featured in Other Voices and in the projection elements of the traveling exhibitions
Academic essay on Etgar Keret's writing by Dr. Yaron Peleg, University of Cambridge professor specializing in Hebrew literature and film
An essay by a Dekel Schory, PhD candidate at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (university where Keret teaches)
"Hilary Mantel and the historical novel" by Professor Sara Knox, University of Western Sydney
Pieces by students taking part in our Pure Imagination High School Program
"My Hometown" by Jennifer Mol
"My Name is Lie" by Victoria Velez
This program, which involves students at both ends of the educational spectrum, has been endorsed by Noam Chomsky.
Featured work by AUP Professors & Students
"Is she really a woman?" by Professor Sian Melangyll Dafydd
"I remember driftwood" by Heather Hartley, former AUP professor
"Tales of the Orange Time of Day" by Lethokuhle Msimang (AUP alumna and Cultural Ambassador for The Creative Process in South Africa)
STAGE 2 - RESEARCH
Research for indepth interviews with notable writers and creative thinkers across a variety of disciplines. Forthcoming projects in association with Guild Hall, Hamptons, NY and international universities.
Helps improve the quality and breadth of interviews and expand the footprint of exhibitions to celebrate world voices. We are currently conducting interviews for forthcoming exhibitions in the US, China, Italy, and Belgium.
Stages 1 and 2 prepare students for deeper involvement in the creation of in-depth interviews, profiles, and essays.
STAGE 3 - CONDUCTING INTERVIEWS & PODCASTS
– Anchoring/introducing podcasts for existing and forthcoming interviews. Currently formatting to include a segment which invites submissions from students and the general public. May be hosted on www.creativeprocess.info, SoundCloud and/or other platforms associated with AUP’s Student Media. We are open to all conversations about how The Creative Process' material and interviews conducted in collaboration with students might be shared with AUP's publications and platforms.
– Conducting or assisting in selected interviews aligning with student's field of study and interests
Some of the 40 participating universities: Sorbonne, UC Berkeley, MIT, Columbia, Oxford, Princeton, University of Edinburgh, University of Milan, University of Toronto, University of Salamanca, Trinity College Dublin, University of Hong Kong, McGill University, American Writers Museum, Dublin Writers Museum, University of Iowa, NYU, University of Pennsylvania, Duke University, University of Warsaw, University of Melbourne, Łódź Film School, University of Chicago, Boston University, Indiana University, American University of Paris, University of Leuven, Antioch College, Tel Aviv University, among others.
The exhibition consists of interviews with over 100 esteemed writers, including Joyce Carol Oates, Hilary Mantel, George Saunders, Paul Auster, Neil Gaiman, Tobias Wolff, Richard Ford, Junot Díaz, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Jane Smiley, Marie Darrieussecq, Maxine Hong Kingston, Michel Faber, T.C. Boyle, Jay McInerney, Geoff Dyer, Dave Eggers, Etgar Keret, Rick Moody, Ann Beattie, Douglas Kennedy, Frederic Tuten, Sam Lipsyte, DBC Pierre, and Yiyun Li, among others. Participating creative thinkers include Noam Chomsky, Yuval Noah Harari, Saul Perlmutter, Randy Schekman, Eric Fischl, George Lakoff, Michael Pollan, Alison Gopnik, Yuval Sharon, Miki Kratsman, Dario Maestripieri, Ellen Ullman, and a host of others.
For more information see: www.creativeprocess.info.
Forthcoming Projects, Collaborations and Exhibitions of The Creative Process
Spring 2018 – Paris Invited Artist / Exhibitor to show The Creative Process and collaborate with Good Chance, associate company of the Young Vic Theatre. “A varied programme of music, drama, poetry, movement and debate, for and by the inhabitants of the camp, occupies the Good Chance theatre six days a week. All by itself it proclaims that life without culture is nothing but biology in survival mode.”
Sir Tom Stoppard in The Sunday Times
April 2018 – University of Leuven, Flanders, Belgium
Exhibition of The Creative Process for the European Conference for the Humanities.
October-November 2018 – Guild Hall Project, Hamptons, NY (including Sag Habor community art project with artist Eric Fischl, President of Guild Hall Academy)
Exhibition of The Creative Process and continuation of our interviews with academy members. Opportunity for students of journalism, art, creative writing, film, and performing arts to get involved with interviews, exhibitions, and other initiatives celebrating notable visual, literary, and performing artists. Multiple venues.
UC Berkeley - Interviews currently being conducted. Dates to be confirmed.
University of Hong Kong - Interviews currently being conducted. Dates to be confirmed.