One page Autobiography exampleA page autobiography example
Unilateral autobiography (11.1.10)
I spent many years teaching freshmen at a small open-minded art school. It was one of my first commissions to ask her to do a one-page autobiography. However, few were willing to imagine their classmates using the same languages they had selected to present themselves to their professors.
"So let's just say that the ego on the side is a dark spot on blank sheet ofaper. "If you had an electric board that everyone could see," I'd say. "that would look like you to most folks. Maybe they can put it on your poster and say what they like about you.
Everyone who was looking at the board would see something different in you. "All the while you changed what was on the poster, tried to adjust to the feedbacks and tried to make your poster an end in itself for all of us.
Allow me to create a one-page autobiography.
Her autobiography is the history of your lifetime. We often think our days are dull and that nothing interesting ever happens to us. You have a uniquely personal experience and are asked to describe it to others in your group.
Attempt to ask other folks what they think is the best way to describe you, or ask folks who know your own lives what they think are the most important things that happen to you. A phrase like "I am living in a small house", for example, can be transformed into something like "Since I can recall, I am living in a small household in a nice neighbourhood, with my family".
I found out that the best way to do things that aren't dull is to do it. Do not find things you are bored of when you are reading them and try to type in the same way as what you have had.