Author Archives: Becky Groves

About Becky Groves

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Change Proposal

In this project, I want to show people what happens in factory farms and prove that all animal products, whether it’s meat, eggs, or milk, come from mistreating animals and environmental problems (unless you buy from a small, local farm

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Change Proposal

In this project, I want to show people what happens in factory farms and prove that all animal products, whether it’s meat, eggs, or milk, come from mistreating animals and environmental problems (unless you buy from a small, local farm

/ Becky Groves

Change References

Sue Coe English artist who makes drawings highlighting the darkness and violence of the meat industry       Dan Witz – Empty the Cages An installation in London where chicken feet and pig heads are installed in unexpected locations

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Change References

Sue Coe English artist who makes drawings highlighting the darkness and violence of the meat industry       Dan Witz – Empty the Cages An installation in London where chicken feet and pig heads are installed in unexpected locations

/ Becky Groves

Change: Contextual Analysis

People who eat meat for every meal Many different races, but often Indian people eat less meat Eating/cooking meat can be seen as macho so possibly more men than women People generally don’t think about the fact that they do

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Change: Contextual Analysis

People who eat meat for every meal Many different races, but often Indian people eat less meat Eating/cooking meat can be seen as macho so possibly more men than women People generally don’t think about the fact that they do

/ Becky Groves

Participation Project

Totally Original Stories Told By Moviegoers

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Participation Project

Totally Original Stories Told By Moviegoers

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Participation (First Iteration)

I talked to two people as the were coming out of Get Out (I meant to time when I got there so they were coming out of Lion but oh well) and what I told them to do was to

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Participation (First Iteration)

I talked to two people as the were coming out of Get Out (I meant to time when I got there so they were coming out of Lion but oh well) and what I told them to do was to

/ Becky Groves

Participation Proposal

I want to stop people as they’re leaving the Manor (a small, old fashioned movie theater in squirrel hill) and ask them to describe any scene they want from the movie they saw as if it were happening to them,

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Participation Proposal

I want to stop people as they’re leaving the Manor (a small, old fashioned movie theater in squirrel hill) and ask them to describe any scene they want from the movie they saw as if it were happening to them,

/ Becky Groves

Participation References

Museum of Broken Relationships is an art project created by Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić in 2006 where temporary museums are created all around the world to which locals donate relics of relationships that have ended. Those objects are displayed

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Participation References

Museum of Broken Relationships is an art project created by Olinka Vištica and Dražen Grubišić in 2006 where temporary museums are created all around the world to which locals donate relics of relationships that have ended. Those objects are displayed

/ Becky Groves

Place Project

The world is not how it appears. You’re sitting on an island in the middle of a lake. The world is not how it appears. You’re looking up at the summit of a snowy mountain. The world is not how

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Place Project

The world is not how it appears. You’re sitting on an island in the middle of a lake. The world is not how it appears. You’re looking up at the summit of a snowy mountain. The world is not how

/ Becky Groves

Place Proposal

I wasn’t able to find the video of Janet Cardiff’s walk in the Carnegie Library, but I found some pictures and a transcript. I was particularly inspired by this quote about the stacks – “Turn right into the stacks. I

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Place Proposal

I wasn’t able to find the video of Janet Cardiff’s walk in the Carnegie Library, but I found some pictures and a transcript. I was particularly inspired by this quote about the stacks – “Turn right into the stacks. I

/ Becky Groves

Place Reference 3

Bookyard is an outdoor library created by Italian artist Massimo Bartolini in Ghent. The green shelves curve to match the sweeping hill of the vineyard. I like how this piece highlights the idea that reading a book can be transportive.

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Place Reference 3

Bookyard is an outdoor library created by Italian artist Massimo Bartolini in Ghent. The green shelves curve to match the sweeping hill of the vineyard. I like how this piece highlights the idea that reading a book can be transportive.

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Contextual Analysis – Awkward single desks in Carnegie Library stacks

Physical Tight, cramped This chair is too low for the desk so I have my laptop on my lap I hate tables like that they make me feel short I’m in the fiction stacks on the first floor, above me

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Contextual Analysis – Awkward single desks in Carnegie Library stacks

Physical Tight, cramped This chair is too low for the desk so I have my laptop on my lap I hate tables like that they make me feel short I’m in the fiction stacks on the first floor, above me

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One Shot Intervention Reference 3

“Wish You Were Here?” and “Without Consent” are two similar interventions created by UK artist Laura Keeble criticizing societal norms. Both sculptures were removed by Starbucks and Versace respectively within the same day they were installed. She says her intention

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One Shot Intervention Reference 3

“Wish You Were Here?” and “Without Consent” are two similar interventions created by UK artist Laura Keeble criticizing societal norms. Both sculptures were removed by Starbucks and Versace respectively within the same day they were installed. She says her intention

/ Becky Groves

One Shot Intervention Reference 2

Slinkachu’s Little People is a collection of photographs where he inserts custom made tiny figurines into mundane urban situations to create a dramatic scene. He leaves them behind after he photographs so that what he describes as a “lucky few”

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One Shot Intervention Reference 2

Slinkachu’s Little People is a collection of photographs where he inserts custom made tiny figurines into mundane urban situations to create a dramatic scene. He leaves them behind after he photographs so that what he describes as a “lucky few”

/ Becky Groves

Photoshop In Real Life

While in class the other day I noticed this ridiculously small sliver of chalkboard and wondered why anyone possibly thought it was necessary or useful. In an attempt to find an explanation, I decided to imagine that the chalkboard had

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Photoshop In Real Life

While in class the other day I noticed this ridiculously small sliver of chalkboard and wondered why anyone possibly thought it was necessary or useful. In an attempt to find an explanation, I decided to imagine that the chalkboard had

/ Becky Groves

Place Reference 1

Open Room Austin is a public art installation located in Sand Beach Park in Austin, Texas. It’s a powder-coated aluminum sculpture masquerading as a long table set with a delicate lace tablecloth in an al-fresco room surrounding by glowing trees.

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Place Reference 1

Open Room Austin is a public art installation located in Sand Beach Park in Austin, Texas. It’s a powder-coated aluminum sculpture masquerading as a long table set with a delicate lace tablecloth in an al-fresco room surrounding by glowing trees.

/ Becky Groves

One Shot Intervention Reference 1

When Tel Aviv based street artist Vered Dror started noticing swastikas spray painted around her neighborhood, she asked around as to why they weren’t being cleaned up. So the story goes, people generally responded by saying they simply didn’t notice.

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One Shot Intervention Reference 1

When Tel Aviv based street artist Vered Dror started noticing swastikas spray painted around her neighborhood, she asked around as to why they weren’t being cleaned up. So the story goes, people generally responded by saying they simply didn’t notice.

/ Becky Groves

Place Reference 1

Peter Gibson’s street art criticizes what he describes as “car culture,” the condition whereby urban surroundings cause people to lose touch with their environment. He was initially frustrated with the dangers that automobiles pose to pedestrians and cyclists. Ultimately, he

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Place Reference 1

Peter Gibson’s street art criticizes what he describes as “car culture,” the condition whereby urban surroundings cause people to lose touch with their environment. He was initially frustrated with the dangers that automobiles pose to pedestrians and cyclists. Ultimately, he

/ Becky Groves