How One Artist Is Transforming Fear

0
Spread the love

“Julie Elman, like many artists, struggles with fear of the blank page. The creative process demands risk-taking, resilience, and messiness. An associate professor of visual communication at Ohio University, Elman understood the expectation to practice what she preached. To move beyond her fear and to explore what she was teaching her students, she conceived the Fear Project. People submit their fears to the project’s website, and Elman visually interprets them, bringing them to life. Perhaps the most interesting part, aside from the striking visuals, is the resulting effect. The venture brings different fears together on one interface, normalizing and destigmatizing fear as a bad part of everyday life.”

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Rudy Ruettiger, of the 1993 movie “Rudy,” will share his story at John Carroll Sunday How well do you know your Harford County History?