The Paper Zoo: 500 Years Of Animals In Art By Charlotte Sleigh, 2018 Dawson College
The Paper Zoo: 500 Years Of Animals In Art By Charlotte Sleigh, Gina M. Granter
Review of Charlotte Sleigh's The Paper Zoo: 500 Years of Animals in Art.
Modeling Sound In Ancient Maya Cities: Moving Towards A Synesthetic Experience Using Gis & 3d Simulation, 2018 University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Modeling Sound In Ancient Maya Cities: Moving Towards A Synesthetic Experience Using Gis & 3d Simulation, Graham Goodwin
Anthropology Department Theses and Dissertations
Digital technologies enable modeling of the potential role of sound in past environments. While digital approaches have limitations in objectively rendering reality, they provide an expanded platform that potentially increases our understanding of experience in the past and enhances the investigation of ancient landscapes. Digital technologies enable new experiences in ways that are multi-sensual and move us closer toward reconstructing holistic views of past landscapes. Archaeologists have successfully employed 2D and 3D tools to measure vision and movement within cityscapes. However, built environments are often designed to invoke synesthetic experiences that also include sound and other senses. Geographic Information Systems ...
Qgis Approach To Extract Fluvial Terraces For Archaeological Purposes Using Remote Sensing Data, 2018 Dep. Geosciences, Environment and Land Planning Faculty of Sciences, Rua Campo Alegre, 4169-007, Porto, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Earth Sciences Institute (ICT), Faculty of Sciences, Rua Campo Alegre, 4169-007, Porto, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.
Qgis Approach To Extract Fluvial Terraces For Archaeological Purposes Using Remote Sensing Data, Lia Duarte, Alberto Gomes, Ana Cláudia Teodoro, Sérgio Monteiro-Rodrigues
Free and Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) Conference Proceedings
Fluvial terraces, normally defining flattened surfaces are significant geomorphic features that explains the presence of rivers at high altitudes and constitute the remains of the old river along the valley. In Iberia, many of these terraces preserve Paleolithic artifacts and document the presence of the first human communities. Nowadays, the increasing use of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) provides the opportunity to analyze and test different approaches to study these geomorphological features. According to the literature, several algorithms from open source GIS software have been used, such as Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS) GIS. In the recent versions ...
Heroes Of Indian Head Rock, 2018 Morehead State University
Heroes Of Indian Head Rock, Rick Duncan
Indian Head Rock Project
A series of posters created by Rick Duncan to commemorate the Heroes of Indian Head Rock in July of 2018.
Concerning The Spectacular Austerities, 2018 Northwestern University
Concerning The Spectacular Austerities, Brian Bouldrey
International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage
Modern pilgrims are the updated versions of hermit athletae Dei, athletes of God, as the Desert Fathers are called by Dorotheus the Theban. Are the more ascetic of religious pilgrims going too far with their spectacular austerities?
Representation Of The Human Musculature In The Bronze Age Aegean, 2018 University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Representation Of The Human Musculature In The Bronze Age Aegean, Emily R Brower
EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement
Bronze Age sculptures range from abstract to realistic, but how accurate are the realistic sculptures? To answer this question, it is useful to compare three pieces of artwork: Prince of Lilies from Knossos, Kouros from Palaikastro, and the Boxer Rhyta from Ayia Triadha to a musculature replica. These pieces originate from the Bronze Age in the Aegean. What this comparison will tell us is how much the ancient peoples were studying the human body, along with the reasons as to why these sculptures were portrayed with such realistic characteristics. To accomplish this goal this paper takes the artifacts background into ...
Adoration And Art: Ancient Egypt, Greece, And Rome, 2018 James Madison University
Adoration And Art: Ancient Egypt, Greece, And Rome, Fiona Wirth
Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current
"Adoration and Art" focuses upon religious artifacts from the ancient Mediterranean and explores what these artifacts reveal about the religious practices and sacred spaces of their cultures. This Honors College capstone consisted of an exhibition through the Lisanby Museum utilizing artifacts from the Madison Art Collection. This text is the full exhibition catalog compiled by the student through her research as an intern for the Lisanby Museum.
Middle-Class Millions: The Creation Of Atlantic City's "Modern" Image, 1890-1910, 2018 James Madison University
Middle-Class Millions: The Creation Of Atlantic City's "Modern" Image, 1890-1910, Trevor Cooper
By the end of the nineteenth century, vacationing became more accessible to middle-class Americans than ever before, resulting in the growth of tourist destinations on the New Jersey shore, particularly in Atlantic City. Between 1890 and 1910, government officials, railroad companies, and hotel owners advertised Atlantic City’s technological and cultural modernity to middle-class Americans particularly in Philadelphia, creating an image of Atlantic City as a modern middle-class utopia.
This thesis further examines the relationship between consumerism and American middle-class identity. While we often consider the link between consumerism and identity to have been solidified in American culture following the ...
Between Global And Local: Geometric Patterns Of Gallic Roman Mosaics, 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Between Global And Local: Geometric Patterns Of Gallic Roman Mosaics, Rebecca Salem
Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design
It is often assumed that mosaicists working in different parts of the Roman Empire utilized specific repertoires of geometric patterns, specific to that locality, which formed distinct regional styles. Accordingly, scholarship has sought to assign particular layouts and ornamentation to different areas around the Empire: illusionistic patterns mimicking architectural elements such as coffering in the Eastern Roman Empire, black and white scenes of imagery with no geometric designs in central Italy, and large figural scenes bordered with geometric patterns in North Africa. But this existing model of regional difference does not explain the similarities that can also be seen. For ...
Reconstructing Ancient Lives Using 3d Technology: A Case Study Of Pork And Doughboy Point, Belize, 2018 Xavier University of Louisiana
Reconstructing Ancient Lives Using 3d Technology: A Case Study Of Pork And Doughboy Point, Belize, Jane Fiegel
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation
3D technology can preserve cultural heritage resources and enhance museum collections and exhibits. Through 3D scanning, an exact digital replica of an artifact is created, which can be printed out or used to create a digital display. For this project, 3D scanning was used to reconstruct ancient Maya lives at Pork and Doughboy Point, Belize. By studying and classifying an inventory of selected artifacts, we were able to determine what activities occurred at the site. goal of this project was to showcase the growing importance of 3D technology in cultural preservation and the variety of ways in which it can ...
Wearing Art History: Fashion As An Art, 2018 Dominican University of California
Wearing Art History: Fashion As An Art, Sofia Killion
Senior Theses and Capstone Projects
Fashion is often seen as a frivolous craft which many believe to lack substance. Fashion however has for generations drawn inspiration from one of the very things that defines culture and that is art. Some of the most successful fashion designers of our time have drawn inspiration directly from masterpieces of art. The Spanish fashion designer Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) was heavily inspired by his countrymen including Diego Velázquez (1599-1660), Francisco de Zurbarán (1598-1664), and Francisco Goya (1746-1828). The Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce (1958-present) and Stefano Gabbana (1962-present) created a Fall 2013 collection that was significantly inspired by the Byzantine ...
Think Natural ! Une Nécessité Qui Ne Se Cache Plus, 2018 Kinshasa Arts and craft Institute
Think Natural ! Une Nécessité Qui Ne Se Cache Plus, Cedrick Nzolo Ngamobu
This contribution raises questions regarding the search for mediation and transition found in pedagogy and the creative process. This can be posed as a response to an affirmation of identity, coupled with a search for philosophical autonomy. The need for mediation or transition is a necessity that we all seek in different ways and according to our respective contexts. In teaching in a school of art or fashion, it is a question with different variables that leaves the field open to all forms of questioning and brings to the fore the confrontation of modes of expression.
Œuvre D’Art Comme Récit Historique (Rapport Des Discussions Du Groupe De Travail), 2018 Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia
Œuvre D’Art Comme Récit Historique (Rapport Des Discussions Du Groupe De Travail), Emi Koide
This report aims to present central questions raised during two days of group discussion and debate concerning the theme « art work as history ». Several different points of view were presented, in which generational frictions in kinois artistic milieu came to the fore. The main subjects during the discussions were: the challenges involved in writing Art History in the Congo through their own perspectives; the importance on creating archives about Congolese art locally; considering artwork as historical narrative; the importance of the body as a link between object and performance, as well as between material and immaterial dimension.
Au-Delà Des Rivalités Provinciales : Poétiques Visuelles Tropicalistes Et Autres Projets D’Art Étendu Depuis La Perspective Du Nord-Est Brésilien, 2018 Universidade Federal do Recôncavo da Bahia
Au-Delà Des Rivalités Provinciales : Poétiques Visuelles Tropicalistes Et Autres Projets D’Art Étendu Depuis La Perspective Du Nord-Est Brésilien, Ayrson Heráclito
This text is a compilation of writings published during the course of our research for the 3rd Biennale of Bahia (2014), for which we worked in the curatorial team. These investigations reflect on the genealogy of Northeast Brazil’s contemporary art, seeing this region as unrestricted and non-essentialist. The production of certain artists is considered within an expanded context. To this end, we employed the idea of PEBA (Pernambuco-Bahia), while attempting to come to terms with the possibility of existence of a family, united by the desire for a poetic turn in the tropics.
The Lubumbashi Biennial: Towards New Protagonisms, 2018 4e Biennale de Lubumbashi, RDC; Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro
The Lubumbashi Biennial: Towards New Protagonisms, Daniella Géo
This article reflects on the role and relevance of the Lubumbashi Biennial (DR Congo), taking into account its specificities, context and modus operandi, as well as making brief parallels with other recurring art events in an attempt to situate the Congolese biennale within the histories of contemporary art biennales. The text provides first-hand commentary on the Lubumbashi Biennial, in particular its fourth edition in which the author formed part of the curatorial team.
Histoire Picturale De Laurent-Désiré Kabila (1997-2001), 2018 Université de Lubumbashi
Histoire Picturale De Laurent-Désiré Kabila (1997-2001), Donatien Dibwe Dia Mwembu
This article considers the story of the late Laurent-Désiré Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, as told by the popular painters of the city of Lubumbashi. Its shows how popular painting contributes to the knowledge of LD Kabila's reign, by serving as a support for oral history. Indeed, the commentaries of the paintings made by their authors or by critics unveil a chapter of history. Placed next to each other according to their theme and chronological order, popular paintings depict the highlights of the history of a given region in a specific area such as politics, economy ...
Le Paradigme « Art Africain » : De L’Origine À Sa Physionomie Actuelle, 2018 Académie des beaux-arts de Kinshasa
Le Paradigme « Art Africain » : De L’Origine À Sa Physionomie Actuelle, Henri Kalama
This study relooks at the problematic concept of "African Art". The conceptual evolution of "African Art" coincides with three realities: firstly, that the art discovered in Africa was described as uncivilized; secondly, that this art capitulated with the colonial past of Africa; finally, that this art of an underdeveloped continent. In such a context of emergence, this art has been or is still exploited by ambitious and interested promoters. Hence, there is an imperative need for contemporary artists to overcome all these influences to produce works whose ontological values and universality cannot be challenged.
Les Nouveaux Défis Du Métier D’Artiste En République Démocratique Du Congo, 2018 Institut National des Arts, Kinshasa
Les Nouveaux Défis Du Métier D’Artiste En République Démocratique Du Congo, André Yoka Lye
The history of art institutions in D.R. Congo is relatively old compared to the rest of Africa. This justifies the know-how of Congolese artists since 1930-40’s, even if the general trend was, for a long time, reliant on amateurism and mimetism of European production. With the integration of art institutes into university education level since 1971, the issues and challenges became precise and appeared to be possible to overcome: professionalization, rooted and applied research, community building and international competitiveness, with the urge of solidarity with countries and experiences from the South.
The History Of British Art And The Burkean Sublime, 2018 St. Mary’s Academy
The History Of British Art And The Burkean Sublime, Natalie Ware
Young Historians Conference
A Philosophical Enquiry into the Beautiful and the Sublime by British philosopher Edmund Burke, published in 1757, proposed a concrete definition of the aesthetics concept of the sublime. This definition solidified the place of the sublime in the minds of British artists and philosophers from the Baroque period onward into the current contemporary art culture. The sublime has periodically been embraced, redefined, or even claimed as fatal to art itself. As British artists have struggled to grapple with the sublime throughout the centuries, the works that they’ve created out of this discourse have become emblems of the sublime controversy ...
I Am A Magic Carpet: Life In A Liminal Space, 2018 University of Colorado, Boulder
I Am A Magic Carpet: Life In A Liminal Space, Yasmin Mazloom
Art Practices MFA Theses
The life of immigrants is discussed in two chapters: living in the country of origin and living abroad. The space that exists in between these two countries and places, is diminished and not discussed because it is not physical but more of a mental space that is rarely recognized unless it is experienced firsthand. Even though only a minority of people will understand this liminal space, it is important to be aware of its existence. Those who reside in this space need to recognize they are not alone, even if their liminal space is different from others, so that they ...