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Mdocs Flyer-2015-12-11, Networking Night Graphic, Jesse Wakeman Dec 2015

Mdocs Flyer-2015-12-11, Networking Night Graphic, Jesse Wakeman

MDOCS Publications

Invitation graphic used for Networking Night for Skidmore students and faculty with community creative practitioners.


Mdocs Newsletter-2015-12-01, 2.3, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman, Sam Grant 17, Sara Marsh, Rebecca Stern, Yiyun (Evian) Pan 17 Dec 2015

Mdocs Newsletter-2015-12-01, 2.3, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman, Sam Grant 17, Sara Marsh, Rebecca Stern, Yiyun (Evian) Pan 17

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Publication-2015-11-16, Stone Phillips Helps Center Celebrate Anniversary, Anonymous Anonymous Nov 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-11-16, Stone Phillips Helps Center Celebrate Anniversary, Anonymous Anonymous

MDOCS Publications

"Stone Phillips helps center celebrate anniversary"

The Saratogian

November 16, 2015

Author:


Cultivate: Inspiring Women In Their Pursuit Of Creativity And Entrepreneurship, Ana P. Campbell Nov 2015

Cultivate: Inspiring Women In Their Pursuit Of Creativity And Entrepreneurship, Ana P. Campbell

Senior Honors Theses

Cultivate Magazine’s purpose is to inspire and educate creative women in their business ventures. Furthermore, Cultivate serves as a catalyst for our readers’ business by featuring insightful interviews from other creative women and practical advice on how to run a successful creative business. In short, Cultivate’s target market is female creative business owners with occupations such as photographers, designers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists, and bloggers.


Mdocs Tri-Fold-2015-11-12, Exhibit: Sixty Years Young, Jordana Dym Nov 2015

Mdocs Tri-Fold-2015-11-12, Exhibit: Sixty Years Young, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

On November 12, 2015, the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga celebrated its 60th anniversary with a gala. MDOCS Students Eli Ruben, 17, Phoebe Radcliffe, 17, Rebecca Walker, 18, Natasha Thaler, 18 and Tracey Wingate 18 prepared a video and exhibition, Sixty Years Young, for the event. This brochure offers a brief overview of the Center's history, drawn from its archives.


Mdocs Poster-2015-11-11, Sixty Years Young, Michael Zhou Nov 2015

Mdocs Poster-2015-11-11, Sixty Years Young, Michael Zhou

MDOCS Publications

In support of the 60th anniversary of the Adult and Senior Center of Saratoga, Skidmore students prepared a video and exhibition, Sixty Years Young, drawing on the Center's archives and interviews, documenting its past, present and hopes for the future.


Mdocs Flyer-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Fellows Postcard, Jesse Wakeman Nov 2015

Mdocs Flyer-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Fellows Postcard, Jesse Wakeman

MDOCS Publications

This postcard was created with information to pass out to potential Institute Fellows applying for the 2016 Storytellers' Institute.

Details about the 2016 Storytellers' Institute:

The theme for the 2016 Storytellers' Institute is "fact and fiction." Documentary films, podcasts, exhibitions and other works are evidence-based stories, working with facts to render, reveal, and represent truth(s) to inform and, at times, inspire action. Despite relying on real people, events and events documentaries engage because of the way they interpret and represent reality (Lamarre 2009). In the words of John Grierson (1926) (considered the father of the term "documentary"), a documentary ...


Mdocs Publication-2015-11-08, Tv Journalist Stone Philips, Jennie Grey Nov 2015

Mdocs Publication-2015-11-08, Tv Journalist Stone Philips, Jennie Grey

MDOCS Publications

"TV journalist Stone Phillips to serve as honorary chair at gala"

The Saratogian

November 8, 2015

Author: Jennie Grey


Mdocs Poster-2015-11-04, Bill Daniel: Tri-X-Noise, Zhiyu (Michael) Zhou, Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich Nov 2015

Mdocs Poster-2015-11-04, Bill Daniel: Tri-X-Noise, Zhiyu (Michael) Zhou, Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich

MDOCS Publications

Event details:

5:30-7pm: DIY Touring & Exhibition Strategies for Visual and Media Artists

Description: Artist Bill Daniel has been touring with bands, film shows, installations and pop-up photo shows for 30 years. In this discussion/workshop, he draws a parallel between DIY music networks and the potential for artists in other disciplines to reach non-traditional art audiences in cities and towns across the US. The logistics of booking and producing road shows will be discussed, as well as designing and developing visual and media-based events that can travel and set up easily. DIY attributes if self-reliance, mutual support and working ...


Mdocs Poster-2015-11-03, Bill Daniel: Who Is Bozo Texino?, Zhiyu (Michael) Zhou, Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich Nov 2015

Mdocs Poster-2015-11-03, Bill Daniel: Who Is Bozo Texino?, Zhiyu (Michael) Zhou, Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich

MDOCS Publications

Who is Bozo Texino? chronicles the search for the source of a ubiquitous and mythic rail graffiti— a simple sketch of a character with an infinity-shaped hat and the scrawled moniker, “Bozo Texino”— a drawing seen on railcars for over 80 years. Daniel’s gritty black and white film uncovers a secret society and it’s underground universe of hobo and railworker graffiti, and includes interviews with legendary boxcar artists Colossus of Roads, Coaltrain, Herby, and The Rambler.

Shooting over a 16-year period, Daniel rode freights across the West carrying a Super-8 sound camera and a 16mm Bolex. During his ...


Mdocs Poster-2015-11-03, Bill Daniel- General Poster, Zhiyu (Michael) Zhou, Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich Nov 2015

Mdocs Poster-2015-11-03, Bill Daniel- General Poster, Zhiyu (Michael) Zhou, Sophia Baraschi-Ehrlich

MDOCS Publications

Bill Daniel, artist, photographer, documentary and Guggenheim Fellow (2008) visited MDOCS on November 3-4, 2015. A multi-disciplinary activist and self-described hobo filmmaker and phototramp, Daniel offers reporting from the margins in a film screening and pop-up exhibit, and lessons on how to build your own vision and opportunities with a workshop on DIY Touring & Exhibition Strategies for Visual and Media Artists.

Event details:

11/3 @ 7pm: Film Screening: Who is Bozo Texino?

11/4 @ 5:30-7pm: Discussion/Workshop: DIY Touring & Exhibition Strategies for Visual and Media Artists

11/4 @ 7-10pm: Pop-Up Photography Exhibit & Concert: TRI-X NOISE, with Zine Exhibition and Musical Performances

Bill Daniel

Texas-born, San Francisco exiled, and confirmed tramp, Bill Daniel continues to experiment with survivalism and bricolage in his attempts to record and report on the various social margins he finds himself in. Currently based on the Texas gulf coast, Daniel divides his time between Texas and touring.

Daniel's work has received awards from Creative Capital, Film Arts Foundation, The Pioneer Fund, Texas Filmmaker Production Fund, the R & B Feder Charitable Foundation, and The Western States Media Alliance. He was a Wattis Foundation artist-in-residence at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, where his installation "Souls Harbor" was exhibited in Dec. In 1999 he was in-residence at The Headlands Center for the Arts where he produced several multi-projection 16mm film installations, including "Trespassing Sign" in collaboration with the late Margaret Kilgallen. In 2001 his hobo campfire installation "The Girl on the Train in the Moon" was included in "Widely Unknown" at Deitch Projects in New York. A veteran of the touring circuit, Daniel has programmed, booked and exhibited several mobile art shows. In 1997-98 he curated a weekly screening series, Funhouse Cinema, in Austin, that also weekly screened in Houston and San Antonio. Daniel is also recognized for his work as cinematographer and editor for filmmaker Craig Baldwin. Other endeavors include zines--contributing photography to The Western Roundup, a punk fanzine in 1981-82 designed by Michael Nott, and publishing/editing Detour, a situationist journal, in 1986. He is also the creator of an experimental sports league, The Texas Gas-Powered Leaf Blower Hockey Association.

Bill Daniel was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. He has exhibited film, photography and installation work at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Sweets Lounge, Biloxi, MS; The New Museum, New York; Wayward Council, Gainesville, FL; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; 24/7 House, Columbus, OH; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Beehive Collective, Machias, ME; Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis; Sky High Skateboards, Milwaukee, WI; IFFR ...


Mdocs Flyer-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Skidmore Fellows Tri-Fold, Jordana Dym Nov 2015

Mdocs Flyer-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Skidmore Fellows Tri-Fold, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

This tri-fold was created as a handout to pass on to potential Skidmore Fellows applying for the 2016 Storytellers' Institute.


Mdocs Newsletter-2015-11-01, 2.2, Jordana Dym, Emily Rizzo, Rebecca Stern, Sara Marsh, Sam Grant 17 Nov 2015

Mdocs Newsletter-2015-11-01, 2.2, Jordana Dym, Emily Rizzo, Rebecca Stern, Sara Marsh, Sam Grant 17

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Flyer-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Fellows Tri-Fold, Jordana Dym Nov 2015

Mdocs Flyer-2016-06-01, Storytellers' Institute Fellows Tri-Fold, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

This tri-fold was created as a handout to pass on to potential Institute Fellows applying for the 2016 Storytellers' Institute.


Mdocs Poster-2015-10-28, Jake Nussbaum And Alex Lewis: Expandable Sound, Jesse Wakeman Oct 2015

Mdocs Poster-2015-10-28, Jake Nussbaum And Alex Lewis: Expandable Sound, Jesse Wakeman

MDOCS Publications

This poster was created for an audio listening event held in Wilson Chapel and hosted by radio producers Alex Lewis and Jake Nussbaum.

Host Bios:

Alex Lewis is an independent radio producer and musician living in Philadelphia, PA. He's currently lead producer of Every ZIP Philadelphia – an AIR Localore: Finding America project. In the past he's worked on radio stories for Marketplace, All Things Considered, WHYY, Transom, Making Contact, and many more. Lewis has also worked as a production assistant for the nationally syndicated daily radio show World Cafe with David Dye on WXPN and a host/blogger ...


The Digital Incunabula: Rock • Paper • Pixels, Patrick Aievoli Oct 2015

The Digital Incunabula: Rock • Paper • Pixels, Patrick Aievoli

Zea E-Books

“The Digital Incunabula is Patrick Aievoli’s personal sonnet through media, interaction and communication design. He carefully crafts each evolutionary step into ripples that are supported by his own storied professional and academic experiences. It’s full of facts, terms and historical information which makes it perfect for anyone looking to flat out learn!” ● James Pannafino, Professor, Millersville University & Interaction Design

“This is a serious work that will find a broad community of readers. The depth and breadth of Aievoli’s experience in the publication industry give his voice and ideas credibility in the extreme. This book will inspire deep ...


Infographics: A Librarian's Best Friend, Rachel S. Evans Oct 2015

Infographics: A Librarian's Best Friend, Rachel S. Evans

Presentations

Infographics are on the rise as a communication medium in libraries. We live in a visual world; we are visual creatures, naturally drawn to graphical representations. Using free web applications, librarians and their support staff can now easily create beautiful and compelling infographics which can serve multiple purposes in the library environment. From community outreach and marketing of programs and collections to internal use as a presentation aid and everything in between, infographics can help us relay important information in an attractive way for little to no cost. This presentation will discuss the advantages of using infographics in the library ...


“The Researcher’S Challenge: Entertainment Or Epistemology?”, Mary Ann Bolger, Clare Bell Oct 2015

“The Researcher’S Challenge: Entertainment Or Epistemology?”, Mary Ann Bolger, Clare Bell

Mary Ann Bolger

The number of journals dedicated solely to the publishing of research in the fields of typography and visual communication is slowly growing. However, very little of this material finds its way back into the studio at undergraduate level. Further, research published in discipline-focussed peer-reviewed journals does ‘not tend to be highly valued by those engaged in practice.’ As a result of this, as Robin Kinross has written, ‘the academic discussion of typography, and design in general, is too often hermetic and unreal: in unholy partnership with the proud anti-intellectualism of many practicing designers’. This has a variety of consequences. In ...


Mdocs Publication-2016-10-12, Veterans Program Thursday, Anonymous Anonymous Oct 2015

Mdocs Publication-2016-10-12, Veterans Program Thursday, Anonymous Anonymous

MDOCS Publications

"Veterans program Thursday at museum in Spa City"

The Saratogian

October 12, 2016

Author:


Mdocs Flyer-2015-11-01, Li 113 Oct/Nov Workshops, Jordana Dym Oct 2015

Mdocs Flyer-2015-11-01, Li 113 Oct/Nov Workshops, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

This flyer is a listing of all the workshops offered in the MDOCS/Project VIS lab, LI 113, in October and November 2015.


Leap Of Imagination: Design Heuristics Help Students Think Outside The Box And Devise Novel, More Diverse Solutions., Julia Kramer, Shanna Daly, Seda Yilmaz, Colleen Seifert, Richard Gonzalez Oct 2015

Leap Of Imagination: Design Heuristics Help Students Think Outside The Box And Devise Novel, More Diverse Solutions., Julia Kramer, Shanna Daly, Seda Yilmaz, Colleen Seifert, Richard Gonzalez

Industrial Design Publications

Innovations depend on creative-concept generation, but engineering students often struggle to come up with ideas. They typically proffer a handful and fixate either on their first idea or existing solutions. As a result, students explore only a narrow subset of possible solutions.


Typeforming: The Evolution Of Typefaces, Sheridan Library And Learning Services, Sheridan Faculty Of Animation, Arts & Design Sep 2015

Typeforming: The Evolution Of Typefaces, Sheridan Library And Learning Services, Sheridan Faculty Of Animation, Arts & Design

2015 Creative Campus Series

An international panel of type and design experts gathered at Sheridan on September 21, 2015 to talk about the form of typography and how its history contributes to its future. The panelists were Matthew Carter, Rod McDonald, Allan Haley and Charles Nix of Monotype.

The discussion followed an exhibition and world premiere screening of a digitized and expanded film by Carl Dair, who designed Cartier – Canada's first Latin typeface.The film, Carl Dair at Enschedé: The Last Days of Metal Type features a digitized version of the 1957 silent film shot by Dair while studying in Holland with one ...


Mdocs Newsletter-2015-09-01, 2.1, Jordana Dym, Emily Rizzo, Rebecca Stern, Roslyn Wertheimer, Matt Barnes Sep 2015

Mdocs Newsletter-2015-09-01, 2.1, Jordana Dym, Emily Rizzo, Rebecca Stern, Roslyn Wertheimer, Matt Barnes

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Six Leadership Lessons From Photography, Brenda L. Boyd Sep 2015

Six Leadership Lessons From Photography, Brenda L. Boyd

Journal of Applied Christian Leadership

"I learned that the photographers who captured unforgettable images all had some things in common: they seemed to know themselves and people; they had vision, passion, and timing; they had an innate ability to communicate effectively; they took risks; and they learned from their mistakes. I also came to realize that as a result of their unique presence—and often their sacrifice—they made a significant and lasting contribution to our world."


Dotphotozine Issue 5, September 2015, Students Of The Csusb Art Department, Thomas Mcgovern Sep 2015

Dotphotozine Issue 5, September 2015, Students Of The Csusb Art Department, Thomas Mcgovern

Dotphotozine

No abstract provided.


Three Dimensional Cartography For A Theater Production, Chad Daniel Lopez Aug 2015

Three Dimensional Cartography For A Theater Production, Chad Daniel Lopez

MS GIS Program Major Individual Projects

This report documents the planning, design, and implementation of the Three Dimensional Cartography for a Theater Production project. This project’s client was Professor Chris Beach, a professor of Theater Arts at the University of Redlands. Professor Beach was interested in implementing 3D cartographic geovisualizations into a theater production he was co-writing. These geovisualizations were meant to be presented alongside actors on stage to a live audience. The datasets visualized include antique USGS topographic maps, National Park Service maps, orthographic photos and prehistoric petroglyphic cartographic representations. The process of implementing this project involved gathering raw data from internet sources, formatting ...


Design Research: Typography Within The Israeli Linguistic Landscape, Shayna Tova Blum Aug 2015

Design Research: Typography Within The Israeli Linguistic Landscape, Shayna Tova Blum

Faculty and Staff Publications

A linguistic landscape signifies language used within a physical or virtual public space, in which communication is presented in typographic form, portraying a message to an audience. Within the state of Israel, the linguistic landscape presents a unique situation in which it is common to view municipal and commercial multilingual signs that are designed using Hebrew, English, and Arabic letterforms. By studying the diverse linguistic landscape within Israeli urban environments, the article offers perspectives on the use of multilingual visual language, based on discussions with five Israeli designers in the summer of 2015.


Building A New Academic Library Web Site, Ann S. Johnston Mrs., Pam Greenlee, Matt W. Marcukaitis, Ian M. Lopshire Aug 2015

Building A New Academic Library Web Site, Ann S. Johnston Mrs., Pam Greenlee, Matt W. Marcukaitis, Ian M. Lopshire

Faculty Scholarship – Library Science

The Benner Library Web site at Olivet Nazarene University was targeted for an update and those responsible desired a systematic, efficient approach to the process. The project needed clear goals and careful coordination of all stakeholders, including all levels of patrons, library professionals and staff, and university administrators. A team composed of web developers, programmers, and graphic designers accomplished the technological process, but communication between team members and stakeholders was essential. The methodical approach proved to be time-consuming, but effective.


Creative Collaboration On A Creativity Book, Jane Harvey Aug 2015

Creative Collaboration On A Creativity Book, Jane Harvey

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

Based on existing roles as writer and designer, two Master’s students partnered on one project. This project was dually about the creative product and creative process. The final product result is a book on creativity, but much of the project learning was about collaboration during the creative process itself. The project included the creation of written and visual content and a production-ready book layout on the subject of creativity. This paper describes the process followed to create a fast reading, jargon-free book with a special academic end section.


Packaging Design Elements And Users Perception: A Context In Fashion Branding And Communication, Heer Vyas Jul 2015

Packaging Design Elements And Users Perception: A Context In Fashion Branding And Communication, Heer Vyas

Journal of Applied Packaging Research

The product packaging has a crucial role to attract consumer, force them to choose the product and act as a brand communication vehicle. The point of focus is how the elements of the package design affect consumer’s perceptions about products and brand. In this study, we collected data through a questionnaire that covered areas such as design elements of the package (size, shape, material, graphic design of package, typography, images and pictures), user’s perception (attention, purchase and repurchase) and their experience (feelings evoked and functional benefits). There is a difference with the professional status and age involvement with ...