Werewolves in Savannah

By: Andrew Sempere
July 19, 2010

This post is the first in a three part mini-series on digital dérive, an idea I have been playing with lately.

This particular dérive first appeared in my twitter stream in February, but this is the first time I have published it all together in one place.

For another example, see: Dérive Does Dallas: Fair Park Edition.


Sun Feb 07 16:39:27 +0000 2010
Remember, alligators cannot be tamed!

Sun Feb 07 16:46:48 +0000 2010
.@anindita Speaking of teeth, Savannah also has a monument to the 1837 werewolf insurrection.

Sun Feb 07 17:11:05 +0000 2010
The gryphons briefly sided w/werewolves. In retaliation the city converted this statue into a fountain.

Sun Feb 07 17:13:55 +0000 2010
The swordfish however were given a shrine at a surprisingly delicious sushi restaurant.

Sun Feb 07 19:17:49 +0000 2010
Walls of the Owens Thomas house 18-24in thick, keeping the interior largely intact during mythical creature wars. Note crack in amberglass.

Sun Feb 07 19:19:08 +0000 2010
The Davenport house features elaborate handpainted faux finish and wallpapers to deter creatures. Green paint in dining rm drives off bugs.

Sun Feb 07 19:20:26 +0000 2010
But it was likely the gun by the door that kept the wolves at bay. #impromptuSavannahDerive


Sun Feb 07 19:42:25 +0000 2010
Draping themselves in moss, some attempted in infiltrate the were camps. The outcome was rarely positive

Sun Feb 07 20:08:36 +0000 2010
Andrew Low preferred feet of his furniture carved into the shape of a beehive rather than the paw motif.

Sun Feb 07 20:22:10 +0000 2010
Today only the alligators remember the rest, but despite the lemonade, they’re not talking.

Sun Feb 07 20:25:40 +0000 2010
Back to hotel for a run. Thank you Savannah for your inspiring awesome gothic-ness. #deriveEsFin


Sun Feb 07 20:31:58 +0000 2010
Postlude!

Sun Feb 07 20:32:43 +0000 2010
Et fin fin.

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  1. Interesting little motif you’ve constructed… I can imagine a little post-frame photo with the caption “And little did the deer know that the stream they were drinking from was infested with the alligators, still ‘sour’ from their previous escapades…”

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