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A Fitting Tribute, Eunice Tsang Oct 2016

A Fitting Tribute, Eunice Tsang

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

We explore the history of the qipao, and how this iconic dress has come to represent so much


Sign Of The Times Oct 2016

Sign Of The Times

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Japanese poster art deploys a unique arsenal of aesthetics to question the traditions of visual communications. The Japanese Poster Artists -- Cherry Blossom and Asceticism exhibition at HKDI immerses viewers in the subtle story of the artform.


Bright Approach Oct 2016

Bright Approach

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Many songs and poems have perished along with the minstrels who sang them, while untold books and scripts have been buried and burned but the culture and history coded within colour has endured. A new exhibition at HKDI revealed to Summer Cao how diverse Asian societies have been sustained and revitalised by the vibrant hues that are their signature.


We Speak Design Oct 2016

We Speak Design

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Germany has been at the heart of architectural, aesthetic and artistic innovation for most of the last two centuries and as a new exhibition that celebrates its design industry's achievements over the last 125 years opens at HKDI, Daniel Jeffreys examines the way one country's creative masters shaped the environment in which we live today.


Legislative Art As Policy And Pedagogy, Albert Stabler Oct 2016

Legislative Art As Policy And Pedagogy, Albert Stabler

Marilyn Zurmuehlen Working Papers in Art Education

The primary medium for artist Laurie Jo Reynolds is that of political lobbying. She refers to her practice as “legislative art,” adapting the term “legislative theater,” a technique for grassroots lawmaking developed and coined by Brazilian director and playwright Augusto Boal, who both founded the Theater of the Oppressed and served as a member of the Rio city government from 1993 to 1997. By linking the discourses of art and law, Reynolds’ practice can be understood as a form of education, highlighting the restrictions required for creativity, and the possibilities afforded by structure. In my essay I bring together European ...


Who’S Afraid Of The Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging For Images, Karen L. Kessel M.A. May 2016

Who’S Afraid Of The Big, Bad Uktena Monster? Subject Cataloging For Images, Karen L. Kessel M.A.

VRA Bulletin

This article describes the difference between cataloging images and cataloging books, the obstacles to including subject data in image cataloging records and how these obstacles can be overcome to make image collections more accessible. I call for participants to help create a subject authority reference resource for non-Western art. This article is an expanded and revised version of a presentation for the 2016 Joint ARLIS/VRA conference in Seattle.


Interview Panel With Adam Erby, Emilie Johnson, And Teresa Teixeira, Adam Erby, Emilie Johnson, Teresa Teixeira Apr 2016

Interview Panel With Adam Erby, Emilie Johnson, And Teresa Teixeira, Adam Erby, Emilie Johnson, Teresa Teixeira

Madison Historical Review

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