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Creative Connections: Engaging Students And Faculty Through A Library Artist In Residence, Alexandra Chappell Jan 2016

Creative Connections: Engaging Students And Faculty Through A Library Artist In Residence, Alexandra Chappell

Library Staff Publications and Research

It can be challenging to forge connections between an academic library and undergraduate art students, who are often heavily engaged in beginning studio practice and may only associate the library with the more traditional research done by other disciplines. One way to overcome this challenge is to change their perceptions of the library through programming that demonstrates that the library can be a site for exploration, inspiration, research, and innovation by artists. At the Claremont Colleges Library, we partnered with a member of the art faculty to create a Library Artist in Residence (LAIR) program, which has the twin goals ...


Searching For California's Hang Trees, Ken Gonzales-Day Jan 2010

Searching For California's Hang Trees, Ken Gonzales-Day

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

Also known as the Hang Tree Series, this was part of Ken Gonzales-Day's eight year project to search for, and photograph, possible, probably, and verifiable lynching sites in California. Perhaps most significantly, his project included the discovery and documentation of over 350 cases of lynching in the state of California between 1850 and 1935. Contrary to the popular image of 'cowboy justice' and Wild West vigilantism as being an exclusively white-on-white crime, Gonzales-Day was able to document, that in California, the majority (nearly two thirds) of cases of vigilantism involved the lynching of African Americans, Native Americans, Chinese, and ...


La Belle Rêve, Nancy Macko Jul 2004

La Belle Rêve, Nancy Macko

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

Artist and academic Nancy Macko discusses her sabbatical residency in Brittany, France.


Seeing Gray: Whiteness And The Erasure Of Difference, Ken Gonzales-Day Jan 2003

Seeing Gray: Whiteness And The Erasure Of Difference, Ken Gonzales-Day

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

The author, a studio artist, discusses the ambivalent representation of whiteness in several works of contemporary art.


Analytical Photography: Portraiture, From The Index To The Epidermis, Ken Gonzales-Day Jan 2002

Analytical Photography: Portraiture, From The Index To The Epidermis, Ken Gonzales-Day

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

The current abundance of scholarship concerning the technological development of photography has coexisted with a proportionate absence of recent critical analysis of photographic images. Given photography's long-standing embrace of technological advances, even predating the portable camera or roll film, this article revisits some early uses of scientific photography in order to clarify the impact of digital technology on contemporary photographic practice. The author uses scientific photography and photographic archives as the groundwork for photographic experiments into what might be called analytical photography. This essay concludes with a reconsideration of the photographic portrait.


Choloborg: The Disappearance Of The Latino Body, Ken Gonzales-Day Jan 2001

Choloborg: The Disappearance Of The Latino Body, Ken Gonzales-Day

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

The author discusses body politics in contemporary latino/a visual culture.


Different Looks, Ken Gonzales-Day Jan 1998

Different Looks, Ken Gonzales-Day

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

In this essay from an exhibition catalog, the author discusses works by various artists in the exhibition within the context of the aesthetics of difference.


A View Of The Intersection Of Art And Technology, Nancy Macko Jan 1997

A View Of The Intersection Of Art And Technology, Nancy Macko

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

Using technology to teach art and design.


Psychic Transformation: One Woman's Journey, Nancy Macko Jan 1990

Psychic Transformation: One Woman's Journey, Nancy Macko

Scripps Faculty Publications and Research

The author discusses the role of the unconscious in the production of her artwork.