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Invisible Becoming Visible: An Exhibition Of Veterans' Art, UNF Galleries 2018 University of North Florida

Invisible Becoming Visible: An Exhibition Of Veterans' Art, Unf Galleries

Lufrano Gallery Textual Materials

These artworks have been created by veterans who have served in various branches of the military during the Cold War, the Vietnam War, and operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Barbara Barnett, Washington, United States Army, Johnathan Clark, Illinois, United States Army, Theodore Gostas, Wyoming, United States Army, David Keefe, New Jersey, United States Marine Corps, James Miller, Indiana, United States Army, Skip Rohde, North Carolina, United States Navy. These veteran artists have been recognized with valor and meritorious awards including the POW Medal, multiple Purple Hearts, Bronze Stars, and numerous service ribbons.


Litter On Wheels: An Ocean Garbage Art Car, William J. LeConey, William H. Gibson 2018 Gettysburg College

Litter On Wheels: An Ocean Garbage Art Car, William J. Leconey, William H. Gibson

Student Publications

In the Fall term of 2018, Gettysburg College seniors Bill LeConey and Will Gibson created the world's first Ocean Garbage Art Car, by covering an old Ford truck with plastic bottles (and other trash commonly found in our oceans), to raise awareness about anthropogenic pollution in our seas. Since the 1950’s, plastics have been an essential and ubiquitous commodity in nearly every society on the planet. Plastics find their way into just about every aspect of our lives - from water bottles and cell phone cases, to even advanced medical equipment and space shuttles - it’s no secret how ...


A Field Guide For Weathering: Embodied Tactics For Collectives Of Two Or More Humans, Jennifer Mae Hamilton, Astrida Neimanis 2018 University of New England, Armidale

A Field Guide For Weathering: Embodied Tactics For Collectives Of Two Or More Humans, Jennifer Mae Hamilton, Astrida Neimanis

The Goose

In our inherited meteorological practices and frameworks, weather conditions are managed for us in a range of ways (for example, through architecture, technology, commodity culture, infrastructure, economic rationale). This field guide brings the weather back to the body. A traditional field guide provides tools for the individual sovereign human subject to observe and document nature “over there”. In contrast, through a range of different activities, our field guide not only invites investigation and cataloguing of the field that we also comprise, but also challenges what counts as a noteworthy observation regarding the weather and also climate.


Sea Squad, Liam Geary Baulch 2018 Goldsmiths, University of London

Sea Squad, Liam Geary Baulch

The Goose

The Sea Squad is a band of cheerleaders against climate change. Taking action as a team in formation, they gather momentum, inviting all people to cheer with them, mimicking the infinitely expandable nature of the seas' molecular structure. The work was developed and performed as a bilingual project at Est-Nord-Est in Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Quebec, Canada, and has since been performed and exhibited internationally. The following poems are some of the chants that Sea Squad use to get a crowd cheering together against climate change.


Un/Dead Animal Art: Ethical Encounters Through Rogue Taxidermy Sculpture, Miranda Niittynen 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Un/Dead Animal Art: Ethical Encounters Through Rogue Taxidermy Sculpture, Miranda Niittynen

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Beginning in 2004, the Minnesota Association of Rogue Taxidermists began an art movement of taxidermied animal sculptures that challenged conventional forms of taxidermied objects massively produced and displayed on an international scale. In contrast to taxidermied ‘specimens’ found in museums, taxidermied ‘exotic’ wildlife decapitated and mounted on hunters' walls, or synthetic taxidermied heads bought in department stores, rogue taxidermy artists create unconventional sculptures that are arguably antithetical to the ideologies shaped by previous generations: realism, colonialism, masculinity. As a pop-surrealist art movement chiefly practiced among women artists, rogue taxidermy artists follow an ethical mandate to never kill animals for the ...


Four Decades Ron Geibert: Emeritus Professor - Works From 1978 - 2017, Ronald R. Geibert, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries 2018 Wright State University

Four Decades Ron Geibert: Emeritus Professor - Works From 1978 - 2017, Ronald R. Geibert, Robert And Elaine Stein Galleries

Exhibition and Program Catalogs

A retrospective showing featuring color street photography, installations, Orwellian prints, and electronic kiosks and complemented with a re-showing of a 1986 exhibition, and the 1997 CD-ROM with rare video and audio components, illustrating the role of social and recreational events during the Great Depression and photographic artworks added to the Wright State University permanent collection from the dozen shows curated by Professor Emeritus Ron Geibert from 1986 to 2007


Next To A River: Mobility, Mapping, And Hand Embroidery, Sharmistha Kar 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Next To A River: Mobility, Mapping, And Hand Embroidery, Sharmistha Kar

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This MFA project explores identity, mapping, and embroidery as broadly considered regarding ideas of place and landscape. Concepts such as travel, the familiar, the temporary, the known, and the unknown are motivating notions that I examine through academic study alongside techniques of hand embroidery. Throughout my MFA project, a series of material and technical choices were crucial to my reflecting on ideas of resemblance, mapping, migration, and archiving in order to further understand my identity.

A series of texts on resemblance, archiving, and mapping by Michel Foucault, Arjun Appadurai, and Tom Vanderbilt, along with references to the art practices and ...


Buffer, Graham Macaulay 2018 The University of Western Ontario

Buffer, Graham Macaulay

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This thesis dossier is separated into the following distinct sections. The first is an extended artist statement that attempts to locate the uncertain objects of my practice within a relational field, involving writing around becoming, unaccountability and empathy, among other things. The second is a portfolio of photographic documentation of artworks made during my MFA candidacy, primarily attending to documentation of my concurrent thesis exhibition. The third is a case study exploring the work of artist Erin Shirreff, who works between photography, video and sculpture, among other media, drawing attention to bodily presence and duration through mediated structures.


Visual Pleasure And Racial Ambiguity, Ruth M. Owens MD 2018 University of New Orleans

Visual Pleasure And Racial Ambiguity, Ruth M. Owens Md

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

I struggle to present work that reflects a psychological expressivity which at the same time conveys intellectual concepts that are of concern to me. It seems that the fluidity of an image can communicate a certain pathos, and correspond to the fluid nature of one’s identity. Drippy paint, distorted bodies, and vertiginous video clips can give an indication about what a body feels like from within. Depictions of these bodily feelings help to communicate ideas about what it means to be alive in general, and a mixed race woman, in particular.


Rediscovering The Interpersonal: Models Of Networked Communication In New Media Performance, Alicia Champlin 2018 University of Maine

Rediscovering The Interpersonal: Models Of Networked Communication In New Media Performance, Alicia Champlin

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This paper examines the themes of human perception and participation within the contemporary paradigm and relates the hallmarks of the major paradigm shift which occurred in the mid-20th century from a structural view of the world to a systems view. In this context, the author’s creative practice is described, outlining a methodology for working with the communication networks and interpersonal feedback loops that help to define our relationships to each other and to media since that paradigm shift. This research is framed within a larger field of inquiry into the impact of contemporary New Media Art as we experience ...


Contour Line Self Portrait, Thomas A. Thayer Mr 2018 CUNY City College

Contour Line Self Portrait, Thomas A. Thayer Mr

Open Educational Resources

No abstract provided.


Art B0051 Studio Critique, Thomas A. Thayer Mr 2018 CUNY City College

Art B0051 Studio Critique, Thomas A. Thayer Mr

Open Educational Resources

No abstract provided.


Meet Me In The Sewers At Dawn, Julia J. Wolfe 2018 University of Iowa

Meet Me In The Sewers At Dawn, Julia J. Wolfe

Theses and Dissertations

I make installations, objects, paintings, drawings, prints, and arrangements of found words (which some have classified as poetry). I take note of ideas, imagery, and phrases from places that are commonly seen and heard but often go unnoticed. The work combines humor and innocence with an awareness of our culture of mass-production and consumption, resulting in an approachable, whimsical criticism.


Requiem For A Drink, Lindsay Godin 2018 University of Iowa

Requiem For A Drink, Lindsay Godin

Theses and Dissertations

In today’s college culture, more universities in the United States are confronted with the escalating societal problem of alcohol abuse. Some say college-aged alcohol consumption is a rite of passage, or a way of enjoying college life. Others say such behavior is a start of a life-long tragedy of addiction and destructiveness. The photographs in Requiem for A Drink were taken at the University of Iowa which capture the excessive profanity of disoriented intoxication, inhibition, and disregard for the environment. The stark scenes of the aftermath ultimately signify the morning after, a sunrise filled with nausea, hangovers, and regret ...


A Bookbinder’S Journey, Peter D. Verheyen 2018 Syracuse University

A Bookbinder’S Journey, Peter D. Verheyen

Peter D Verheyen

The Syracuse University Libraries Assembly (SULA) presents Peter Verheyen, Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries. At this illustrated lecture on July 30, 2018 Verheyen spoke to his career as a bookbinder with a focus on his creative work. A video recording that also includes the questions & answers can be viewed here. Among the facets discussed were how his experiences and the mentorship he received as a work-study student guided him to apprentice in his “native” Germany; the materials and techniques he uses to craft his bindings, many of which have been exhibited throughout the US and abroad; and a recent project ...


Artworks From "Desert Divinity" Exhibit, Kevin J. Comerford 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Artworks From "Desert Divinity" Exhibit, Kevin J. Comerford

University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications

This 360-degree video tours the "Desert Divinity" art exhibit, held at the South Broadway Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico, from April 12 to May 31, 2018.

The exhibit was curated by Augustine Romero and featured works by Kevin Comerford, Associate Professor and Director of Digital Initiatives at University Libraries, University of New Mexico. Other artists included in the show are Julie Reichert, Gabriel Luis Powers, and Richard Hazel. "Each artist brings in a sense of transcendentalist ideals of self-reliance and idealism as they explore nonobjective art," Romero said. "The studio becomes an environment of independence. The collective sense of ...


Migiwa Orimo Interview, Jessica Ruiz 2018 DePaul University

Migiwa Orimo Interview, Jessica Ruiz

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Artist Bio:
Migiwa Orimo is an artist whose primary work takes the form of installation. Orimo was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. After receiving her degree in literature and studying graphic design, she immigrated to the US in the early eighties.

In her process of creating installations, she begins by entering a space of language. Often her installations consist of disparate elements--text, painting, drawing, objects, video and sound. In attempting to establish relationships and tension between those elements, similar to constructing sentences, she explores the notions of gap, slippage, and “a realm of disjunction.”

She exhibits her work nationally ...


Reflective Documentation As A Movement Potential: Two Digital Platforms Building A Professional Learning Community, John Taylor, Defne Erdur 2018 Amsterdam University of the Arts

Reflective Documentation As A Movement Potential: Two Digital Platforms Building A Professional Learning Community, John Taylor, Defne Erdur

Proceedings from the Document Academy

Creating dance and training dancers is a collaborative and co-creative process, and teaching has a central role in the co-creative artistic processes. Yet dance teachers, whether free-lance or working in an institution, often develop and maintain their physical teaching practice in isolation. Additionally, because of the ephemeral nature of dance and the relational nature of dance education, these practices usually do not end up being recorded or documented as a body of knowledge. In the face of such a reality the online database IDOCDE.net provides a platform for the development and maintenance of an inclusive professional learning community through ...


Performing The Quality Of Imperceptible Interactions Between Individuals: A Technological Challenge Regarding The Collective, Marine Theunissen 2018 Université du Québec à Montréal

Performing The Quality Of Imperceptible Interactions Between Individuals: A Technological Challenge Regarding The Collective, Marine Theunissen

Proceedings from the Document Academy

Contemporary technologies allow incredible possibilities of capturing individuals, but a problem arises when it comes to capturing a chorus, that is to say a "collective body" in motion. This proposal will address the problem of the sensitive capture of the quality of the interrelations between individuals, and of their refined interpretation through algorithms to "output” them in other forms. We will address two questions on the subject: how to capture the relations between individuals within a collective? How to create a circular-causal loop, whose artistic material (the digital data) is the interrelations of a collective, without engendering redundancy in their ...


Collaboration In Musical Theatre Writing, John Coyne 2018 Pace University

Collaboration In Musical Theatre Writing, John Coyne

Honors College Theses

Good musical theatre writing is generally assessed by how intentional it is in telling its story. Since it is a very difficult thing to tell a story using music, writers must exercise extreme caution in allowing a story to unfold in an effective, economic way. Recently, there has been a trend in theatre for projects to be developed in a way that utilizes less time of writers sitting alone in a room, and more of material being developed on its feet. Devised theatre, as it is often called, is anathema to the traditional practices of musical theatre writing. The results ...


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