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Art, Sport And The Sweet Spot, John Strassburger Jan 2004

Art, Sport And The Sweet Spot, John Strassburger

Publications

This is the seventh in a series of occasional papers about the challenges confronting students and what Ursinus is doing to help them enter adult life.


Forensic Silence, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2004

Forensic Silence, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

ARTIST STATEMENT Practices of collection and taxonomy and the fora in which ‘truth’ claims are made are explored in this work. Phenomenological correspondences between sound / silence and mass / void are used to question how materials are named and materiality is practiced. This project was both in response to and arose from, previous PhD research.


Entelechy, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2004

Entelechy, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

ARTIST STATEMENT This project seeks to align Medieval Aesthetics with phenomenology through explorations of ‘acts of courting’ as a creative strategy. Drawing upon formal and formalised courtly encounters, production and reception are imagined as performative practices enacted through moments of aventure: moments when the random and the preordained might meet.


Hurd, Installation, Maree Bracker Jan 2004

Hurd, Installation, Maree Bracker

School of Arts and Social Sciences

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Vellum On Boards, Peter D. Verheyen Jan 2004

Vellum On Boards, Peter D. Verheyen

Libraries' and Librarians' Publications

Vellum is arguably one of the most beautiful binding materials in use, and at the same time one of the least used in modern design bindings. While it is often used in limp bindings, its use “over hard boards” has been much more limited. A study of the bookbinding literature reveals it being covered in-depth to a larger degree in German language trade manuals than in English. This could explain their seemingly greater popularity in Germany, as evidenced by reproductions in exhibition catalogs and other publications. With a decline in traditional training opportunities, it is becoming increasing difficult to find ...