The music video for Is/Is’s song Wide Eyed creates a definite mood with a dark, purple-lit forest of bare-limbed trees and fallen leaves. Write a vignette (a short narrative describing an incident) that is inspired by this mood. What might happen in these woods?
Now expand on their work. Listen again to the music and design and make a completely different set for the song. Try making a diorama or painting a large picture. Do you think you can evoke a different mood by way of the set even though the music stays the same? Have a partner listen to the song while looking at your set. Which set influences their interpretation more—the original set in the video or your new set?
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