The "common writing"
The question that arises for a project of this nature lies in the fact that the guests practice different “writings”,
with their own “vocabularies” and, normally, without connections between them.
Thus, the “writing” of a visual artist is not the same as that of a musician or a businessman,
nor is the “writing” of an architect the same as that of a film director or a singer.
However, for the project to have coherence in the “writing” it is necessary to find a “common writing”
that can be easily used by each guest.
Polaroid is the "common writing".
"...The Pillow Book (枕草子, Makura no Sōshi) is a book of observations and musings recorded by Sei Shōnagon
The book was completed in the year 1002.
The work is a collection of essays, anecdotes, poems, and descriptive passages
that have little connection to one another except for the
fact that they are ideas and whims of Shōnagon's spurred by moments in her daily life..."
"...Though Shōnagon never intended her work for eyes other than her own,
through the centuries it has become a famous work of literature..."