Author Archives: Toby Donoghue

Final Thoughts on Trump Travel Ban Project

Final Thoughts on the Trump Travel Ban Project At the beginning of this semester I decided I wanted to embark on a photography project that would encompass place and participation and address the very heated politic topic of the Trump

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Final Thoughts on Trump Travel Ban Project

Final Thoughts on the Trump Travel Ban Project At the beginning of this semester I decided I wanted to embark on a photography project that would encompass place and participation and address the very heated politic topic of the Trump

/ Toby Donoghue

Body Positive Paper Dolls, Place/Participation/Change Project

Body Positive Paper Dolls Toby Donoghue, Place/Participation/Change Project <<Click Images To See Larger >> To incorporate all of the prompts from this semester, I have created a line of body positive paper dolls that use real women, their bodies, their

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Body Positive Paper Dolls, Place/Participation/Change Project

Body Positive Paper Dolls Toby Donoghue, Place/Participation/Change Project <<Click Images To See Larger >> To incorporate all of the prompts from this semester, I have created a line of body positive paper dolls that use real women, their bodies, their

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Change Proposal/Context Analysis

For my change project I want to address fatphobia and lack of media representation for overweight women ( books, dolls, toys, movies, tv shows,etc) especially when it comes to goods targeted at adolescent and preteen girls. This is obviously an

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Change Proposal/Context Analysis

For my change project I want to address fatphobia and lack of media representation for overweight women ( books, dolls, toys, movies, tv shows,etc) especially when it comes to goods targeted at adolescent and preteen girls. This is obviously an

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Change Reference 3; Mobile Homestead

  Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead is a permanent art work that is located on the grounds of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. It is a full-scale replica of the single-story ranch-style house in which Kelley grew up in the

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Change Reference 3; Mobile Homestead

  Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead is a permanent art work that is located on the grounds of the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. It is a full-scale replica of the single-story ranch-style house in which Kelley grew up in the

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Change Reference 2; Libreria Donceles

Librería Donceles by Pablo Helguera is a pop up bookstore of approximately thousand used books all in Spanish and of every subject from literature, poetry, art, history, science, medicine, anthropology, economics, politics, and children’s books. Librería Donceles gets its name from the old bookstores

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Change Reference 2; Libreria Donceles

Librería Donceles by Pablo Helguera is a pop up bookstore of approximately thousand used books all in Spanish and of every subject from literature, poetry, art, history, science, medicine, anthropology, economics, politics, and children’s books. Librería Donceles gets its name from the old bookstores

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Change Reference 1; Operation Paydirt/ Fundred Dollar Bill Project

Operation Paydirt is a social practice project by artist Mel Chin that invites children, families, schools, and communities to imagine and create a future free of childhood lead-poisoning. Chin learned on his visit to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2006

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Change Reference 1; Operation Paydirt/ Fundred Dollar Bill Project

Operation Paydirt is a social practice project by artist Mel Chin that invites children, families, schools, and communities to imagine and create a future free of childhood lead-poisoning. Chin learned on his visit to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina in 2006

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Participation Proposal (Place+Participation Pitch)

Photography Installation to Address Trump’s Travel Ban https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Hy0pIY4jg1JCiY355luHKYs3HNDct_X-KEi5yEUAneg/edit?usp=sharing

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Participation Proposal (Place+Participation Pitch)

Photography Installation to Address Trump’s Travel Ban https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Hy0pIY4jg1JCiY355luHKYs3HNDct_X-KEi5yEUAneg/edit?usp=sharing

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Participation Reference: Lee Mingwei

  Mending Project is an interactive conceptual installation in which colored thread and the act of sewing become a vehicle to gain insights into one’s relationship with oneself and the nature of forging healing relationships between strangers. When participants walk in, they

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Participation Reference: Lee Mingwei

  Mending Project is an interactive conceptual installation in which colored thread and the act of sewing become a vehicle to gain insights into one’s relationship with oneself and the nature of forging healing relationships between strangers. When participants walk in, they

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Participation Reference: Marina Abramovic

  Rhythm 0 (1974) This performance by Marina Abramovic was a duration piece lasting exactly six hours, and it involved her standing still while the audience was invited to do to her whatever they wished. The audience was provided with

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Participation Reference: Marina Abramovic

  Rhythm 0 (1974) This performance by Marina Abramovic was a duration piece lasting exactly six hours, and it involved her standing still while the audience was invited to do to her whatever they wished. The audience was provided with

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Participation Reference: Roman Ondak

Conceptual artist Roman Ondak presented the participatory performance project “Swap,” for “14 Rooms”, a Live Art exhibition that ran concurrently with Art Basel in 2014. For “14 Rooms”, co-curators Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist invited fourteen artists to each occupy a

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Participation Reference: Roman Ondak

Conceptual artist Roman Ondak presented the participatory performance project “Swap,” for “14 Rooms”, a Live Art exhibition that ran concurrently with Art Basel in 2014. For “14 Rooms”, co-curators Klaus Biesenbach and Hans Ulrich Obrist invited fourteen artists to each occupy a

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Place Proposal

Warner Hall/CMU Administration as an Institution: In light of recent events and executive orders from Donald Trump, more specifically the Muslim Ban which prevents the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, with the exception of certain diplomats, from entering the US for a period

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Place Proposal

Warner Hall/CMU Administration as an Institution: In light of recent events and executive orders from Donald Trump, more specifically the Muslim Ban which prevents the citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries, with the exception of certain diplomats, from entering the US for a period

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Place Context Analysis

Context Analysis: Forbes and Morewood Bus Stop 25 Physical Observations: 2 benches inside bus stop enclosure, cemented into the ground, made of black metal in thin bars spaced slightly apart side panel closest to Morewood Avenue has three small windows

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Place Context Analysis

Context Analysis: Forbes and Morewood Bus Stop 25 Physical Observations: 2 benches inside bus stop enclosure, cemented into the ground, made of black metal in thin bars spaced slightly apart side panel closest to Morewood Avenue has three small windows

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Place/Photography Reference; Phillippe Echaroux

Phillippe Echaroux is a French portrait photographer turned street artist who uses projections of his images on the world around him as his own personal form of graffiti. One particularly riveting series of these photographic light paintings is one he completed

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Place/Photography Reference; Phillippe Echaroux

Phillippe Echaroux is a French portrait photographer turned street artist who uses projections of his images on the world around him as his own personal form of graffiti. One particularly riveting series of these photographic light paintings is one he completed

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Place/Photography Reference; Emily Fitzgerald

Emily Fitzgerald, Being Old Being Old is a photography based community collaboration between artist Emily Fitzgerald and members of the Hollywood Senior Center in Portland, Oregon. For the project, Fitzgerald ran weekly workshops that engaged with the senior citizens as co-artists and

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Place/Photography Reference; Emily Fitzgerald

Emily Fitzgerald, Being Old Being Old is a photography based community collaboration between artist Emily Fitzgerald and members of the Hollywood Senior Center in Portland, Oregon. For the project, Fitzgerald ran weekly workshops that engaged with the senior citizens as co-artists and

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Place/Photography Reference; JR the “Photograffeur”

Semi anonymous street artist JR calls himself a “photograffeur” who merges photography and street art in large public works that are often very emotionally charged, deal with heavy social issues, and hope to inspire change. His work often brings attention to

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Place/Photography Reference; JR the “Photograffeur”

Semi anonymous street artist JR calls himself a “photograffeur” who merges photography and street art in large public works that are often very emotionally charged, deal with heavy social issues, and hope to inspire change. His work often brings attention to

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Mind The Door

  Mind The Door  (click for larger image) Large format prints fitted to the windows of the doors to the Studio for Creative Inquiry.

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Mind The Door

  Mind The Door  (click for larger image) Large format prints fitted to the windows of the doors to the Studio for Creative Inquiry.

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Place Reference; Cornelia Parker Sidewalk Castings, 2012-15

Cornelia Parker, Sidewalk Castings 2012-15   Left: “Pavement Cracks (City of London)” 2012 Right: “Jerusalem” 2015 This ongoing series of sidewalk and cobblestone walkway castings by Cornelia Parker was inspired by Parker’s childhood amusement with making a game out of not

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Place Reference; Cornelia Parker Sidewalk Castings, 2012-15

Cornelia Parker, Sidewalk Castings 2012-15   Left: “Pavement Cracks (City of London)” 2012 Right: “Jerusalem” 2015 This ongoing series of sidewalk and cobblestone walkway castings by Cornelia Parker was inspired by Parker’s childhood amusement with making a game out of not

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Place Reference; Doris Salcedo, “Shibboleth” (2007)

Doris Salcedo, “Shibboleth” (2007) For a Unilever commission in Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern, Doris Salcedo created “Shibboleth,” a large excavated meandering crack in the concrete floor running the length of the space. The crack spans approximately five football fields

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Place Reference; Doris Salcedo, “Shibboleth” (2007)

Doris Salcedo, “Shibboleth” (2007) For a Unilever commission in Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern, Doris Salcedo created “Shibboleth,” a large excavated meandering crack in the concrete floor running the length of the space. The crack spans approximately five football fields

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Place Reference; Stephen McMennamy “Combination Photos”

Stephen McMennamy “Combination Photos,” https://www.instagram.com/smcmennamy/?hl=en ; http://combophotos.squarespace.com/      In his series of illusionistic combination photos, Instagram based artist Stephen McMennamy plays with scale, space, and relationship in a way that deceives and excites the eye. Every image is a combination of

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Place Reference; Stephen McMennamy “Combination Photos”

Stephen McMennamy “Combination Photos,” https://www.instagram.com/smcmennamy/?hl=en ; http://combophotos.squarespace.com/      In his series of illusionistic combination photos, Instagram based artist Stephen McMennamy plays with scale, space, and relationship in a way that deceives and excites the eye. Every image is a combination of

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