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Change- Resolution/Update

Documentation from the resolution of my Change Project (after I lost touch with Shlomit, due to health issues on her part). In this iteration, I transformed my room the way I imagined my grandmother would, which included buying her perfume

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Change- Resolution/Update

Documentation from the resolution of my Change Project (after I lost touch with Shlomit, due to health issues on her part). In this iteration, I transformed my room the way I imagined my grandmother would, which included buying her perfume

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Grandmother Resource Website

For my CP final I continued my work exploring relations between grandmothers and their granddaughters. In this iteration, I set up a sort of resource website directed towards grandmothers, offering interactive activities in the hopes of bettering or strengthening these

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Grandmother Resource Website

For my CP final I continued my work exploring relations between grandmothers and their granddaughters. In this iteration, I set up a sort of resource website directed towards grandmothers, offering interactive activities in the hopes of bettering or strengthening these

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Change proposal, revised place/participation proposal

This project will be centered around how to change or effect relationships between you and your grandmother. I have been working this semester with the idea of familiar reconciliation, something that I ironically have not been attempting personally. For this

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Change proposal, revised place/participation proposal

This project will be centered around how to change or effect relationships between you and your grandmother. I have been working this semester with the idea of familiar reconciliation, something that I ironically have not been attempting personally. For this

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Change context analysis

looking at personal relationships what does family mean in this sense? does everyone see their relationship as the most important? radio as a nostalgic forum for this kind of thing rolls of grandmothers do you find them in someone else?

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Change context analysis

looking at personal relationships what does family mean in this sense? does everyone see their relationship as the most important? radio as a nostalgic forum for this kind of thing rolls of grandmothers do you find them in someone else?

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Change Reference 3

Footing the Bill: Art and Our Ecological Footprint (Part II) Second part of a project regarding human consumption and waste. It was launched on Earth Day 2016, and features 35 artists. The art itself is interactive: first you view the

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Change Reference 3

Footing the Bill: Art and Our Ecological Footprint (Part II) Second part of a project regarding human consumption and waste. It was launched on Earth Day 2016, and features 35 artists. The art itself is interactive: first you view the

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Change Reference 2

Robert Karimi- The People’s Cook Artist Karimi works with different communities to facilitate workshops of ‘interactive food experiences’. He performs in character as Mero Cocinero cultural events, trying to engage the community he is working with both in affordable, healthy food

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Change Reference 2

Robert Karimi- The People’s Cook Artist Karimi works with different communities to facilitate workshops of ‘interactive food experiences’. He performs in character as Mero Cocinero cultural events, trying to engage the community he is working with both in affordable, healthy food

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Change reference post 1

CultureStrike- Favianna Rodriguez Rodriguez’s project combines art and activism and calls for social change. The artists, writers and performers involved come together to make work about migrant rights. Not necessarily about, but rather in collaboration with. For example, in Artists vs.

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Change reference post 1

CultureStrike- Favianna Rodriguez Rodriguez’s project combines art and activism and calls for social change. The artists, writers and performers involved come together to make work about migrant rights. Not necessarily about, but rather in collaboration with. For example, in Artists vs.

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Participation Contextual Analysis

Context Analysis: 25 analytic notes/characteristics or participant group: Shlomit, Dani, Airbnb-ers: Joel, in addition I have 8 pages of transcribed interviews Shlomit: mid-70s? same body type as Grammy: thin, arthritic hips; massive bossom Sun damaged skin dyed red hair arthritic

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Participation Contextual Analysis

Context Analysis: 25 analytic notes/characteristics or participant group: Shlomit, Dani, Airbnb-ers: Joel, in addition I have 8 pages of transcribed interviews Shlomit: mid-70s? same body type as Grammy: thin, arthritic hips; massive bossom Sun damaged skin dyed red hair arthritic

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Participation Reference 3

“Cut Piece” Yoko Ono (1964) In this piece, Ono sat passive while participants cut her clothes until they were completely off. In this act, Ono drew attention to the role of observer and the art object, and to the role the

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Participation Reference 3

“Cut Piece” Yoko Ono (1964) In this piece, Ono sat passive while participants cut her clothes until they were completely off. In this act, Ono drew attention to the role of observer and the art object, and to the role the

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Participation Reference 2

For my second reference, I do not want to post a specific piece, but rather a project. I think in many ways, children’s art museums function like giant participatory art pieces. Specifically the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh (although there are

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Participation Reference 2

For my second reference, I do not want to post a specific piece, but rather a project. I think in many ways, children’s art museums function like giant participatory art pieces. Specifically the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh (although there are

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Participation Reference 1

“The Artist is Present”, Marina Abramović (March 14-May 31, 2010) In this participation/performance piece, Abramović sat on a chair in the MoMA for a total of  736 hours and 30 minutes. Across from her was another chair, which the participants

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Participation Reference 1

“The Artist is Present”, Marina Abramović (March 14-May 31, 2010) In this participation/performance piece, Abramović sat on a chair in the MoMA for a total of  736 hours and 30 minutes. Across from her was another chair, which the participants

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Place Proposal

Place Project Proposal: For this project I will be exploring Jewish identity in the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, in relation to and in contrast with my own identity as a Jew. I will be contacting a woman who lives on

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Place Proposal

Place Project Proposal: For this project I will be exploring Jewish identity in the neighborhood of Squirrel Hill, in relation to and in contrast with my own identity as a Jew. I will be contacting a woman who lives on

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Place: outside bathroom, first floor of Gates

Physical Observations: close to seating area black gray near elevator near exit of ramp relatively clean stairs dump you almost in front (of women’s bathroom) girl wearing dog pajamas walks by geometric architecture trash can window close by toilet paper

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Place: outside bathroom, first floor of Gates

Physical Observations: close to seating area black gray near elevator near exit of ramp relatively clean stairs dump you almost in front (of women’s bathroom) girl wearing dog pajamas walks by geometric architecture trash can window close by toilet paper

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Place Reference

Projecto comunitario, La Habana, Cuba This was a house belonging to a brother and sister (an artist and dancer, respectively). They held community outreach workshops for children outside in the street, where they would use the resources they had in

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Place Reference

Projecto comunitario, La Habana, Cuba This was a house belonging to a brother and sister (an artist and dancer, respectively). They held community outreach workshops for children outside in the street, where they would use the resources they had in

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Place Reference

Theo Jansen, “Strandbeest” (1990-Present) Theo Jansen’s kinetic sculptures intervene without permanence, but with intentionality. He creates massive, self-propelling wind sculptures out of plastic yellow tubes, and places them on beaches around the world. The moving spectacles are considered by Jansen

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Place Reference

Theo Jansen, “Strandbeest” (1990-Present) Theo Jansen’s kinetic sculptures intervene without permanence, but with intentionality. He creates massive, self-propelling wind sculptures out of plastic yellow tubes, and places them on beaches around the world. The moving spectacles are considered by Jansen

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Place Reference

Nathan For You, “Dumb Starbucks” (2014). In this episode of the comedy (faux-startup) show Nathan For You, Nathan Fielder reinvents a coffee shop in L.A. under the pretext of helping it gain business. With the agreement of the shop owner,

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Place Reference

Nathan For You, “Dumb Starbucks” (2014). In this episode of the comedy (faux-startup) show Nathan For You, Nathan Fielder reinvents a coffee shop in L.A. under the pretext of helping it gain business. With the agreement of the shop owner,

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Reference

This is a mural in Habana Vieja, in La Habana, Cuba where I spent the last semester. It is one of hundreds of instances of art working as community outreach. Here, this mural was painted inside a public soccer court,

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Reference

This is a mural in Habana Vieja, in La Habana, Cuba where I spent the last semester. It is one of hundreds of instances of art working as community outreach. Here, this mural was painted inside a public soccer court,

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One Shot Intervention

I’m attaching two! My first was taken at the Women’s March this weekend in D.C. I originally intended for my face to be covered with a print out of Donald Trump’s and to publicly jump one of my friends. This

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One Shot Intervention

I’m attaching two! My first was taken at the Women’s March this weekend in D.C. I originally intended for my face to be covered with a print out of Donald Trump’s and to publicly jump one of my friends. This

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Reference Post

Christo and Jean-Claude, “Wrapped Trees” (1997-’98). Christ and Jean-Claude are renowned for their “wrappings” and other large-scale interventions, usually involving fabric and relating to issues of environmentalism. While they maintain that their artwork is merely aesthetic, its scale and location

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Reference Post

Christo and Jean-Claude, “Wrapped Trees” (1997-’98). Christ and Jean-Claude are renowned for their “wrappings” and other large-scale interventions, usually involving fabric and relating to issues of environmentalism. While they maintain that their artwork is merely aesthetic, its scale and location

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Reference Post

Andy Goldsworthy, “Spire” (2008) This piece (although not so much “urban” intervention as “rural”), was constructed by artist Andy Goldsworthy using cypress trees which were being cut down in order for new saplings to grow, and in doing so is

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Reference Post

Andy Goldsworthy, “Spire” (2008) This piece (although not so much “urban” intervention as “rural”), was constructed by artist Andy Goldsworthy using cypress trees which were being cut down in order for new saplings to grow, and in doing so is

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