This seat belongs to Mr. Livingston.

video documentation: https://vimeo.com/256240956 What intrigued me so much about the place “bus” was that the bus in itself is a place but it also transports people to other places. The fact that the bus is only a tool for people to

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This seat belongs to Mr. Livingston.

video documentation: https://vimeo.com/256240956 What intrigued me so much about the place “bus” was that the bus in itself is a place but it also transports people to other places. The fact that the bus is only a tool for people to

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Am I Balding // I Am Balding // Balding in the Snow

Growing up I always lived in two houses. Generally they were divided by the Delaware River, one home on the Pennsylvania side, and one on the New Jersey side. I also moved around a lot but I always lived walking

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Am I Balding // I Am Balding // Balding in the Snow

Growing up I always lived in two houses. Generally they were divided by the Delaware River, one home on the Pennsylvania side, and one on the New Jersey side. I also moved around a lot but I always lived walking

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Literal Valentine

In the spirit of being corny with Valentine’s Day, I decided to make a set of anatomical hearts wrapped in small decorative packages for people to have. They could accept one for themselves, or give it to someone else they

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Literal Valentine

In the spirit of being corny with Valentine’s Day, I decided to make a set of anatomical hearts wrapped in small decorative packages for people to have. They could accept one for themselves, or give it to someone else they

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Place Project

In this project, I focused my energy on creating a sort of dreamscape based off of my experience at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA. I used a combination of videos from this location as well as drawings based off of

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Place Project

In this project, I focused my energy on creating a sort of dreamscape based off of my experience at Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh, PA. I used a combination of videos from this location as well as drawings based off of

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As-is

In thinking about my own contributions to subjects of critique of the greater Pittsburgh area, I find myself guilty of investing in gentrification via spending my money at consignment shops more frequently than I am making donations to charity shops.

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As-is

In thinking about my own contributions to subjects of critique of the greater Pittsburgh area, I find myself guilty of investing in gentrification via spending my money at consignment shops more frequently than I am making donations to charity shops.

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Trompe L’oeil

For my project, I chose to do a trompe l’oeil. I chose Schenley Park Flagstaff Hill as the site for my installation, because I enjoyed the whimsical, other-worldly feeling that I would get whenever I visit the area. My mind

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Trompe L’oeil

For my project, I chose to do a trompe l’oeil. I chose Schenley Park Flagstaff Hill as the site for my installation, because I enjoyed the whimsical, other-worldly feeling that I would get whenever I visit the area. My mind

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nahyunk1 – Place

Throughout the two weeks, the project met a lot of dead ends and it pushed me to think of solutions after solutions to make my final work reflect its concept in the right direction. It also held potential for becoming

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nahyunk1 – Place

Throughout the two weeks, the project met a lot of dead ends and it pushed me to think of solutions after solutions to make my final work reflect its concept in the right direction. It also held potential for becoming

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Highland Reservoir Anti-Loop

The Highland Reservoir is a frequented site for many members of the community, but unfortunately, maintaining this reservoir has, in recent years, been geared towards the community’s amusement rather than providing accessible sustenance, and citizens, in turn, are paying higher

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Highland Reservoir Anti-Loop

The Highland Reservoir is a frequented site for many members of the community, but unfortunately, maintaining this reservoir has, in recent years, been geared towards the community’s amusement rather than providing accessible sustenance, and citizens, in turn, are paying higher

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Personal Guide

Living in one of the largest college towns in the country I have come to observe a very unhealthy relationship between vehicles and pedestrians. Young kids cross the streets with no value for their lives as drivers get tunnel vision

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Personal Guide

Living in one of the largest college towns in the country I have come to observe a very unhealthy relationship between vehicles and pedestrians. Young kids cross the streets with no value for their lives as drivers get tunnel vision

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Public Space, Private Memories

The public bus transports so many strangers every day, every minute. To individuals, it’s a place to zone out, check the phone, listen to music, or read, spending several minutes or an hour, waiting to get the place they need

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Public Space, Private Memories

The public bus transports so many strangers every day, every minute. To individuals, it’s a place to zone out, check the phone, listen to music, or read, spending several minutes or an hour, waiting to get the place they need

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Offshoot by Joshua Kery

With this work, I am thinking about spaces defined by objects. In a park, even in the smallest section of one, there are multiple spaces being staked out and upheld, even interacted with on the promise that they are separate

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Offshoot by Joshua Kery

With this work, I am thinking about spaces defined by objects. In a park, even in the smallest section of one, there are multiple spaces being staked out and upheld, even interacted with on the promise that they are separate

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Dedication Bricks

The private history that shapes Mellon Park still defines this public space. Every surface has the potential for a dedication. This urge to own, claim, and name is historically entangled with patronage and business moguls, but place-making is also just

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Dedication Bricks

The private history that shapes Mellon Park still defines this public space. Every surface has the potential for a dedication. This urge to own, claim, and name is historically entangled with patronage and business moguls, but place-making is also just

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A Target Experiment

For my project, A Target Experiment, I played the role of a scientist amongst shoppers. By performing an act that is typical (for a lab) in an atypical (non-lab) setting, I introduced an unexpected presence, both physically and socially to

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A Target Experiment

For my project, A Target Experiment, I played the role of a scientist amongst shoppers. By performing an act that is typical (for a lab) in an atypical (non-lab) setting, I introduced an unexpected presence, both physically and socially to

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Innovation Oakland

Video Here This project was an attempt to make the boundaries of innovation drawn by the organization Innovation Oakland. Although Innovation Oakland writes about connecting and empowering the Oakland “community” the area marked by the organization mostly includes businesses that

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Innovation Oakland

Video Here This project was an attempt to make the boundaries of innovation drawn by the organization Innovation Oakland. Although Innovation Oakland writes about connecting and empowering the Oakland “community” the area marked by the organization mostly includes businesses that

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Grocery Store Item Stories

    Giant Eagle Market District in Shadyside is a grocery store which is situated between a variety of neighborhoods, and is frequented by students, families, and singles. Although there are other nearby supermarkets, Giant Eagle seems to have the

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Grocery Store Item Stories

    Giant Eagle Market District in Shadyside is a grocery store which is situated between a variety of neighborhoods, and is frequented by students, families, and singles. Although there are other nearby supermarkets, Giant Eagle seems to have the

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Puzzle Top

As you come down from the stairs of Walnut Place, you have no choice but to step on the dented sidewalk to move onto another dented sidewalk. The cracks are mostly moist from rain and sometimes filled with rotten leaves

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Puzzle Top

As you come down from the stairs of Walnut Place, you have no choice but to step on the dented sidewalk to move onto another dented sidewalk. The cracks are mostly moist from rain and sometimes filled with rotten leaves

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Forever Waiting for the Bus to Come

For the Place Project, I chose to make a piece that would result in people directly interacting with the artwork, in both action and thought. Before I received the assignment, I had been exploring the concept of how much our

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Forever Waiting for the Bus to Come

For the Place Project, I chose to make a piece that would result in people directly interacting with the artwork, in both action and thought. Before I received the assignment, I had been exploring the concept of how much our

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All dogs are socialists

Under the bridge at Schenley park, there is a spot where people sit, drink, smoke, and leave graffiti. The spot is public but private; it is shielded away from the main path, only accessible by a small, worn-down trail. The

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All dogs are socialists

Under the bridge at Schenley park, there is a spot where people sit, drink, smoke, and leave graffiti. The spot is public but private; it is shielded away from the main path, only accessible by a small, worn-down trail. The

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Becoming a Regular

61C Cafe is situated on the corner of Murray Avenue and Bartlett Street in Squirrel Hill. It is open throughout the day, but mostly they serve coffee and other light snacks. It has a low-key environment, and a lot of

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Becoming a Regular

61C Cafe is situated on the corner of Murray Avenue and Bartlett Street in Squirrel Hill. It is open throughout the day, but mostly they serve coffee and other light snacks. It has a low-key environment, and a lot of

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Missing

The intersection of Craig St and Fifth Ave is almost completely characterized by travel. Between the cars, the foot traffic, and the bus stops, it is always well-populated, but everyone who crosses during its cyclic routine has a destination elsewhere.

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Missing

The intersection of Craig St and Fifth Ave is almost completely characterized by travel. Between the cars, the foot traffic, and the bus stops, it is always well-populated, but everyone who crosses during its cyclic routine has a destination elsewhere.

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False Histories

     In an effort to explore the oral histories of objects, I went to Kozloff and Meaders antique shop hoping to learn about the history of some items in their collection. Kozloff and Meaders is a small shop that

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False Histories

     In an effort to explore the oral histories of objects, I went to Kozloff and Meaders antique shop hoping to learn about the history of some items in their collection. Kozloff and Meaders is a small shop that

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Price of Hockey: Who Can Afford to Play?

The PPG Paints Arena is located in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. The Hill District is an historic collection of middle to low income African American neighborhoods. The average cost to go see the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team play is

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Price of Hockey: Who Can Afford to Play?

The PPG Paints Arena is located in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. The Hill District is an historic collection of middle to low income African American neighborhoods. The average cost to go see the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team play is

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Replacing the Stephen Foster Statue

For the rest of the semester I will be working towards facilitating the replacement of the racially slanted Stephen Foster Statue, which has been officially marked for removal. My plan is to work with local musician archivists, the August Wilson

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Replacing the Stephen Foster Statue

For the rest of the semester I will be working towards facilitating the replacement of the racially slanted Stephen Foster Statue, which has been officially marked for removal. My plan is to work with local musician archivists, the August Wilson

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The Views from Panther Hollow Road

These plaques were part of a series that were hung on the west side of the bridge on Panther Hollow Road. I had realized that Schenley Park pond had been a popular place for people to converge, for good or

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The Views from Panther Hollow Road

These plaques were part of a series that were hung on the west side of the bridge on Panther Hollow Road. I had realized that Schenley Park pond had been a popular place for people to converge, for good or

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Air Out The Dirty Laundry

I chose to use the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research for the place project. Using the idiom “Don’t air out your dirty laundry” which means to discuss very private personal matters – especially matters that may be embarrassing in public

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Air Out The Dirty Laundry

I chose to use the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research for the place project. Using the idiom “Don’t air out your dirty laundry” which means to discuss very private personal matters – especially matters that may be embarrassing in public

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Jack’s Alien Beans (PIT)

  The products were made from canvas, with green acrylic paint spelling out “JACK’S ALIEN BEANS”. Two bean peas including multiple beans were included in each package. The top parts showed the cutting part that allowed the audience to them

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Jack’s Alien Beans (PIT)

  The products were made from canvas, with green acrylic paint spelling out “JACK’S ALIEN BEANS”. Two bean peas including multiple beans were included in each package. The top parts showed the cutting part that allowed the audience to them

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Panther Hollow Watershed Guided Audio Tour

  The Panther Hollow Watershed Guided Audio Tour was an opportunity for visitors in Schenley Park to learn more about the Pittsburgh watershed system and ongoing related projects. Participants were given a portable headset and guided from Panther Hollow Lake

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Panther Hollow Watershed Guided Audio Tour

  The Panther Hollow Watershed Guided Audio Tour was an opportunity for visitors in Schenley Park to learn more about the Pittsburgh watershed system and ongoing related projects. Participants were given a portable headset and guided from Panther Hollow Lake

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The Woman in the Mansion on 5th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1jxfag1dnA Place – Mansions on Fifth Hotel The Mansions on Fifth Hotel was owned by Willis F. McCook, a wealthy attorney to Henry Frick, and was built in 1906. It is one of the many mansions in Millionaire’s Row in

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The Woman in the Mansion on 5th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1jxfag1dnA Place – Mansions on Fifth Hotel The Mansions on Fifth Hotel was owned by Willis F. McCook, a wealthy attorney to Henry Frick, and was built in 1906. It is one of the many mansions in Millionaire’s Row in

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Welcoming Difference

As I was walking around, looking for the perfect public space to use for this assignment, I came across an alley between the Five Guys hamburger place and a hotdog restaurant. To others passing by, the alley was simply a

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Welcoming Difference

As I was walking around, looking for the perfect public space to use for this assignment, I came across an alley between the Five Guys hamburger place and a hotdog restaurant. To others passing by, the alley was simply a

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Schenley

For my project, I made concept art for a fictional world based in Schenley Park. This entailed creating visual representation of characters, and the space, as they would exist in a complete fictional world. The material inspiration for the characters

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Schenley

For my project, I made concept art for a fictional world based in Schenley Park. This entailed creating visual representation of characters, and the space, as they would exist in a complete fictional world. The material inspiration for the characters

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Section 14, Lot 66

Henry Clay Frick died December 12, 1919, at age 69, twenty-seven years after what would come to be known as the Homestead Massacre. In July 1892, after being given free-reign by Andrew Carnegie to break a strike of the Amalgamated

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Section 14, Lot 66

Henry Clay Frick died December 12, 1919, at age 69, twenty-seven years after what would come to be known as the Homestead Massacre. In July 1892, after being given free-reign by Andrew Carnegie to break a strike of the Amalgamated

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HEALTHCARE MONOPOLY (UPMC)

    In 2019, UPMC declared any insurance associated with Highmark was henceforth out of network for any of their hospitals, because Highmark is opening up their own competing line of hospitals in Pittsburgh. Hospitals are non-profit enterprises that do not

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HEALTHCARE MONOPOLY (UPMC)

    In 2019, UPMC declared any insurance associated with Highmark was henceforth out of network for any of their hospitals, because Highmark is opening up their own competing line of hospitals in Pittsburgh. Hospitals are non-profit enterprises that do not

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As From Above, So Below

This piece, titled “As From Above, So Below,” functions as a way to illustrate the physicality of Pittsburgh’s varied topography. Though the original intention was to use reflective material to create a line of fabric extending from a bridge to

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As From Above, So Below

This piece, titled “As From Above, So Below,” functions as a way to illustrate the physicality of Pittsburgh’s varied topography. Though the original intention was to use reflective material to create a line of fabric extending from a bridge to

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Organic Western Pennsylvania Doll Hair: Press Kit

Contact izzy@izzystephen.com for comments, additional nutritional information, how to stock this product in your retail location, and other questions.

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Organic Western Pennsylvania Doll Hair: Press Kit

Contact izzy@izzystephen.com for comments, additional nutritional information, how to stock this product in your retail location, and other questions.

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A Memorial to That Which is Lost in Transition

  Honoring transition is a valuable performance, because the content of what will come next is frequently produced during the transition rather than from a meticulous plan.  The importance of transition and its role in the complete is continuously undervalued yet has so

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A Memorial to That Which is Lost in Transition

  Honoring transition is a valuable performance, because the content of what will come next is frequently produced during the transition rather than from a meticulous plan.  The importance of transition and its role in the complete is continuously undervalued yet has so

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gum

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gum

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FAuCEt

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FAuCEt

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sitter

 

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sitter

 

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