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As Long As You Think You're White..., Shawna Hanel Nov 2001

As Long As You Think You're White..., Shawna Hanel

Shawna Hanel

This body of work encourages white people to recognize that their histories, perspectives, and experiences are not those of humanity, but rather those of white humanity; while simultaneously exposing the falsity of inherent whiteness. In other words, the exhibit and web site provide a space for white people to perceive their whiteness in the contexts of socialization, material culture, and economic location; and then to begin to disavow it within their attitudes, behaviors, and identities. Recognizing and disavowing whiteness concurrently may appear contradictory. Both are strategies necessary for the creation of white identities capable of acknowledging the gross historical injustices ...


Hombres, Diablos Y Animales: Exposición De Máscaras De Las Tradiciones Festivas Centroamericanas, Sylvie Duran Nov 2001

Hombres, Diablos Y Animales: Exposición De Máscaras De Las Tradiciones Festivas Centroamericanas, Sylvie Duran

Sylvie E. Duran Mrs.

Exhibit project from the Cultural Association InCorpore on masks and performative traditions, cultural diversity. A version relating the topis to natural diversity was also developed. The tool "Red narrativa de la productividad cultural" was part of the conceptualization of the exhibit.


Muchos Caribes: El Caribe Mesoamericano En El Festival Internacional De Las Artes Fia 2002, Sylvie Duran Nov 2001

Muchos Caribes: El Caribe Mesoamericano En El Festival Internacional De Las Artes Fia 2002, Sylvie Duran

Sylvie E. Duran Mrs.

Music artistic proposal to the Costa Rica International Festival of the Arts 2002. It summarizes Cultural Association InCorpore´s research-production projects on Central American music during 1998-2001.


Mathematical Aspects Of Oriental Carpets, Carol Bier Jan 2001

Mathematical Aspects Of Oriental Carpets, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

The mathematical principles of pattern making according to symmetrical repetition are well-known today, but the mathematical aspects of pattern formation have been glossed over in the study of Oriental carpets, or neglected in favor of either an appreciation of color and form or a discussion of social and ethnic origins. This article seeks to address several mathematical aspects of Oriental carpets, which are both integral to their form and manifest in their visual make-up.


The Pots Of Jatumpamba, Joe Molinaro Dec 2000

The Pots Of Jatumpamba, Joe Molinaro

Joe Molinaro

Narrative and photo essay describing the work of the Jatumpamba women potters living in the highlands of southern Ecuador, written by Joe Molinaro and Nancy Bronner.


A Calligrapher's Art: Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen, Carol Bier Dec 2000

A Calligrapher's Art: Inscribed Cotton Ikat From Yemen, Carol Bier

Carol Bier

No abstract provided.