1000 Words is a series of short plays pairing playwrights with visual artists. First premiered in June of 2008 at Artshare , LADAD Space hopes to make 1K Words an annual collaborative Downtown Arts District event.
Look for 1000 Words Redux coming soon in 2010
‘A Thousand Words’ writers produce short plays using an artist’s work or an aspect of the artist’s life’
By David Ng Los Angeles Times Staff Writer, June 11, 2008
Taking the formula in an experimental direction, Padua Playwrights’ “A Thousand Words” pairs nine dramatists with nine visual artists, most of whom come from the Los Angeles avant-garde scene. Each playwright was commissioned to produce a 10-minute drama using a work from the artist’s studio or an aspect of the artist’s life. (A gallery show featuring the artists’ works will accompany the play.) Read More>