This summer Tory Bullock instructed students at the Boston Arts Academy to participate in the cultural art experiment that has swept the nation over the last few years, PostSecret.
Created by founder Frank Warren, PostSecret is an ongoing community art project/experiment where people around the world mail in secrets anonymously on one side of a postcard and every Sunday Frank uploads a selection of scanned copies of the postcards he receives.
“It was very, very difficult to get kids to really participate in the beginning, though some did open up,” Bullock told the Boston Globe.
Bullock gave her ninth-grade students some blank postcards, some glitter and some glue and asked them to open up about a range of topics including sex, drugs and violence, sharing their most private thoughts. Read the rest of this entry »