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Change Project: Asian (Un)American

First, second, and third generation Asian Americans often find themselves feeling alienated from the American identity as a whole. Our language skills are constantly questioned, we bear the burden of the model minority status, we rarely see any positive representation

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Change Project: Asian (Un)American

First, second, and third generation Asian Americans often find themselves feeling alienated from the American identity as a whole. Our language skills are constantly questioned, we bear the burden of the model minority status, we rarely see any positive representation

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rnayyar: Change References

I saw this last year. It’s not really an art piece, but more of a social activist tag. I drew most of my inspiration for my Change project from this video. I feel like Asians and Asian Americans are consistently

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rnayyar: Change References

I saw this last year. It’s not really an art piece, but more of a social activist tag. I drew most of my inspiration for my Change project from this video. I feel like Asians and Asian Americans are consistently

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Nayyar and Luo Participation: Happy Day

https://vimeo.com/207278188 🙂

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Nayyar and Luo Participation: Happy Day

https://vimeo.com/207278188 🙂

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RNAYYAR: Participation References

1: Bus Stop Opera Not particularly engaging in stranger participation; more emphasis on presenting tidbits of conversations musically to strangers. However, the presentation itself encourages further participation from other strangers. Reactions are certainly participatory acts. 2: Happy Balloons This doesn’t

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RNAYYAR: Participation References

1: Bus Stop Opera Not particularly engaging in stranger participation; more emphasis on presenting tidbits of conversations musically to strangers. However, the presentation itself encourages further participation from other strangers. Reactions are certainly participatory acts. 2: Happy Balloons This doesn’t

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RNAYYAR: Participation Proposal

Impromptu birthday parties for strangers! Location: N/A; Multiple public spaces What: I will find out if anyone around me has a birthday and will present them with a slice of cake, lit candles to blow out, and recruit as many

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RNAYYAR: Participation Proposal

Impromptu birthday parties for strangers! Location: N/A; Multiple public spaces What: I will find out if anyone around me has a birthday and will present them with a slice of cake, lit candles to blow out, and recruit as many

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RNAYYAR: Place Project

Medium: Bleached flour on gravel Method: First I planned out what I was going to draw on PhotoShop. I took the image from Google Maps and just drew over it with the paint tool. Then, when I arrived at my

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RNAYYAR: Place Project

Medium: Bleached flour on gravel Method: First I planned out what I was going to draw on PhotoShop. I took the image from Google Maps and just drew over it with the paint tool. Then, when I arrived at my

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RNAYYAR: Place Contextual Analysis and Proposal

Contextual Analysis: 1- Between Forbes and Bigelow bus stop and the Carnegie Museums. 2- High foot and automobile traffic area. Right by a 4-way intersection. 3- Lots of sitting spaces like benches and a field behind this gravel space. 4- By

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RNAYYAR: Place Contextual Analysis and Proposal

Contextual Analysis: 1- Between Forbes and Bigelow bus stop and the Carnegie Museums. 2- High foot and automobile traffic area. Right by a 4-way intersection. 3- Lots of sitting spaces like benches and a field behind this gravel space. 4- By

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One Shot Intervention: References

I did some research on inflatable intervention art and found a collaborative team of Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas. The duo has been creating bizarre inflatable installations since the 90’s, and definitely use scale to their advantage. Obviously, my little

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One Shot Intervention: References

I did some research on inflatable intervention art and found a collaborative team of Filthy Luker and Pedro Estrellas. The duo has been creating bizarre inflatable installations since the 90’s, and definitely use scale to their advantage. Obviously, my little

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Cloud-gazing and Daydreaming

Higher Quality Image An alien and a dinosaur thinking of the good times.  

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Cloud-gazing and Daydreaming

Higher Quality Image An alien and a dinosaur thinking of the good times.  

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