Participation

The 3075 Easter Egg Hunt

Done in collaboration with Selina Lee. Our participatory project at its core is an egg hunt. This tradition of Christianity celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Presently, due to commodification of Holiday, Easter has become boiled down to a sanitized

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The 3075 Easter Egg Hunt

Done in collaboration with Selina Lee. Our participatory project at its core is an egg hunt. This tradition of Christianity celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Presently, due to commodification of Holiday, Easter has become boiled down to a sanitized

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Art Therapy in Pittsburgh Public Schools

My project consisted of two trips to two different public high schools in the greater Pittsburgh area, I would provide tools to learn about the benefits of art therapy and we would engage in a couple activities while addressing the

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Art Therapy in Pittsburgh Public Schools

My project consisted of two trips to two different public high schools in the greater Pittsburgh area, I would provide tools to learn about the benefits of art therapy and we would engage in a couple activities while addressing the

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The 3075 Easter Egg Hunt

Done in collaboration with Mairead Dambruch. This participatory project hypothetically takes place in the year 3075, in a post-apocalyptic future where technology has ceased, but the methodologies of technology remain in physical context — the main example of this methodology

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The 3075 Easter Egg Hunt

Done in collaboration with Mairead Dambruch. This participatory project hypothetically takes place in the year 3075, in a post-apocalyptic future where technology has ceased, but the methodologies of technology remain in physical context — the main example of this methodology

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Replacing the Stephen Foster Statue

For this final project, I had intended to create an event, further collecting opinions on what should replace the Stephen Foster statue. However, while working on it, a city committee made official the proposal to replace the statue with an

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Replacing the Stephen Foster Statue

For this final project, I had intended to create an event, further collecting opinions on what should replace the Stephen Foster statue. However, while working on it, a city committee made official the proposal to replace the statue with an

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Wellness Room Project

This project is for the Welch and Henderson residents group (WeHe), of which I am already a part of. The goal is to make an art piece for the old workout room in Henderson, which is going to be converted

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Wellness Room Project

This project is for the Welch and Henderson residents group (WeHe), of which I am already a part of. The goal is to make an art piece for the old workout room in Henderson, which is going to be converted

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Anti Social Headset

This project was created as an embodiment of the social anxiety that I experience every day, from doing normal mundane tasks like ordering food to talking to new people. The mechanical actions of the headpiece move the face cover to obscure and protect the

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Anti Social Headset

This project was created as an embodiment of the social anxiety that I experience every day, from doing normal mundane tasks like ordering food to talking to new people. The mechanical actions of the headpiece move the face cover to obscure and protect the

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SIGILS: BOOK

Sigil Book   This project attempts to comprehend and interrogate the ways in which visual artists encode and embed information. Typically, artists abstract information in subjective ways, but this project sought to provide a concrete structure in order to form

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SIGILS: BOOK

Sigil Book   This project attempts to comprehend and interrogate the ways in which visual artists encode and embed information. Typically, artists abstract information in subjective ways, but this project sought to provide a concrete structure in order to form

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Desk

Desk Project (1) The Resident Assistant (RA) is someone who facilitates the social, academic, and personal adjustment of students to the residence hall in a University. It is important for an RA to develop a sense of community among residents

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Desk

Desk Project (1) The Resident Assistant (RA) is someone who facilitates the social, academic, and personal adjustment of students to the residence hall in a University. It is important for an RA to develop a sense of community among residents

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ultimate directions to CVS

This project is a sequel to the “place project” that I did by spending time attempting personal conversations with strangers on the bus. I found that many people were uncomfortable talking about themselves, and I realized that the better way

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ultimate directions to CVS

This project is a sequel to the “place project” that I did by spending time attempting personal conversations with strangers on the bus. I found that many people were uncomfortable talking about themselves, and I realized that the better way

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Pen Pals as Usual

Long story short: I wasn’t able to meet Debra in person, in any way that I imagined or hoped to. After my individual meeting last Wednesday, I went into the enrollment services office and just asked if Debra James Bailey

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Pen Pals as Usual

Long story short: I wasn’t able to meet Debra in person, in any way that I imagined or hoped to. After my individual meeting last Wednesday, I went into the enrollment services office and just asked if Debra James Bailey

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The “SECRET” Society

This project started off as an opportunity to create and play with the concept of a symbolizing artifact that unifies a group of diverse people. The first thing I thought when thinking about unifying symbols were secret societies. Secret societies,

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The “SECRET” Society

This project started off as an opportunity to create and play with the concept of a symbolizing artifact that unifies a group of diverse people. The first thing I thought when thinking about unifying symbols were secret societies. Secret societies,

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home sweet house

full collage: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sZlSTj8CDOtZQJBeuFPtZ9b-35g6KcDr/view (home sweet house) This project began as a way to gain some perspective from my family members about ourselves as individuals, moving as a group, and the concept of home. I ended up obtaining much more project material

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home sweet house

full collage: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1sZlSTj8CDOtZQJBeuFPtZ9b-35g6KcDr/view (home sweet house) This project began as a way to gain some perspective from my family members about ourselves as individuals, moving as a group, and the concept of home. I ended up obtaining much more project material

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Observe Today

  observetoday We go through our daily lives with so many tasks cluttering our minds. The little details and poetry of the world around us is often absorbed temporarily, and almost immediately lost. Observe Today is a project in which

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Observe Today

  observetoday We go through our daily lives with so many tasks cluttering our minds. The little details and poetry of the world around us is often absorbed temporarily, and almost immediately lost. Observe Today is a project in which

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Peek A Boo

This project was collaborated with Dayoung Chung (dayoungc@andrew.cmu.edu). Uncut Version of the 30.5 x 40.5 Collaborated Artwork: Cover Page #1: Cover Page #2:     Physical Printout of the Book: For this participation project, we—Kate and Dayoung—decided to interact with

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Peek A Boo

This project was collaborated with Dayoung Chung (dayoungc@andrew.cmu.edu). Uncut Version of the 30.5 x 40.5 Collaborated Artwork: Cover Page #1: Cover Page #2:     Physical Printout of the Book: For this participation project, we—Kate and Dayoung—decided to interact with

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Audio Box

Audio Box is a small scale portable light show built inside an old tape recorder and playback case. Roaming around, the box was transported to different locations to capture instances of surrounding sounds and produce a tiny light show in

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Audio Box

Audio Box is a small scale portable light show built inside an old tape recorder and playback case. Roaming around, the box was transported to different locations to capture instances of surrounding sounds and produce a tiny light show in

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Juli: Sound and Sign Library

If anything were to happen to my parents, there would be nobody left who could confidently understand what my sister is trying to say. The McGuire Memorial and EOC (Employment Option Center) have requested an audio CD with side-by-side verbal

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Juli: Sound and Sign Library

If anything were to happen to my parents, there would be nobody left who could confidently understand what my sister is trying to say. The McGuire Memorial and EOC (Employment Option Center) have requested an audio CD with side-by-side verbal

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“The Walking Dead Game”

In light of the report that Telltale Games has been a toxic work environment for their employees, I worked with people who make games to recreate scenes from their game “The Walking Dead” that deal specifically with one or more

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“The Walking Dead Game”

In light of the report that Telltale Games has been a toxic work environment for their employees, I worked with people who make games to recreate scenes from their game “The Walking Dead” that deal specifically with one or more

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Portraits of the Artist and of His Family on Easter

I am presenting today two variations of the same project, which is the exchange of “live portraits” between myself and my family over our respective Easter dinners.   First Version:   The first version of the project is the one

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Portraits of the Artist and of His Family on Easter

I am presenting today two variations of the same project, which is the exchange of “live portraits” between myself and my family over our respective Easter dinners.   First Version:   The first version of the project is the one

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MAGE Art Jam

MAGE Art Jam was intended to broaden people’s view of both math and art and how the intersect. On Sunday April 1st from 3 to 6 pm, participants learned how to use the graphing software Desmos and used it to

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MAGE Art Jam

MAGE Art Jam was intended to broaden people’s view of both math and art and how the intersect. On Sunday April 1st from 3 to 6 pm, participants learned how to use the graphing software Desmos and used it to

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Thumb War

Video Here Taylor and I hosted a thumb wrestling tournament, otherwise known as “Thumb War”. We chose Thumb wrestling because it is an activity that most people have had experience with since childhood and for those who haven’t it is

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Thumb War

Video Here Taylor and I hosted a thumb wrestling tournament, otherwise known as “Thumb War”. We chose Thumb wrestling because it is an activity that most people have had experience with since childhood and for those who haven’t it is

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Art Exchange Box

How often does the average person get the opportunity to own original artwork? How often does the average person get the opportunity to make art? I was prompted to make this work because I believe the answer to both of

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Art Exchange Box

How often does the average person get the opportunity to own original artwork? How often does the average person get the opportunity to make art? I was prompted to make this work because I believe the answer to both of

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Thumb War

  Drawing inspiration from televised wrestling tournaments, Isabelle and I hosted a “Thumb War”, in which participants dressed their thumbs as fighters and competed for the glory of a shiny pipe cleaner victory belt. Isabelle and I acted as hype-women/coaches

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Thumb War

  Drawing inspiration from televised wrestling tournaments, Isabelle and I hosted a “Thumb War”, in which participants dressed their thumbs as fighters and competed for the glory of a shiny pipe cleaner victory belt. Isabelle and I acted as hype-women/coaches

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61C News

This project is a continuation of the project completed for the Place assignment. I interviewed 61c workers and customers in order to get an understanding of why they enjoy visiting and/or working at the cafe. Because a few of the

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61C News

This project is a continuation of the project completed for the Place assignment. I interviewed 61c workers and customers in order to get an understanding of why they enjoy visiting and/or working at the cafe. Because a few of the

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Pittsburgh Kneeling

https://www.instagram.com/pittsburghkneeling/ In light of current protests in America, I decided to further explore the concept of kneeling as one form of protest. This gesture has several connotations in American culture. It is an act of submission and reverence, but also

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Pittsburgh Kneeling

https://www.instagram.com/pittsburghkneeling/ In light of current protests in America, I decided to further explore the concept of kneeling as one form of protest. This gesture has several connotations in American culture. It is an act of submission and reverence, but also

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Carolinebook

Due to recent privacy concerns surrounding Facebook’s handling of user data, I decided to turn myself into an alternative social network. For one week, I lived as Carolinebook, a human imageboard. Participants submitted photos to me via email, and I

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Carolinebook

Due to recent privacy concerns surrounding Facebook’s handling of user data, I decided to turn myself into an alternative social network. For one week, I lived as Carolinebook, a human imageboard. Participants submitted photos to me via email, and I

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From Waste to Taste: a dinner experiement

Full Zine PDF: WasteToTaste From Waste to Taste was a dinner experiment that brought residents of my apartment building together over unwanted or unused food. This project relied on the contribution of soon-to-be wasted food and created a space for meeting

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From Waste to Taste: a dinner experiement

Full Zine PDF: WasteToTaste From Waste to Taste was a dinner experiment that brought residents of my apartment building together over unwanted or unused food. This project relied on the contribution of soon-to-be wasted food and created a space for meeting

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Sculpture of Times – project participation

This project was created by DooWon and Sarah in the hopes of inviting people to spare a small amount of time from their lives to discover a relaxing place where it is more secluded and private for the individual to

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Sculpture of Times – project participation

This project was created by DooWon and Sarah in the hopes of inviting people to spare a small amount of time from their lives to discover a relaxing place where it is more secluded and private for the individual to

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Rabb.it Reconnect

Videos on Google Drive (link removed for participants’ privacy) I think a lot about forms of platonic intimacy, particularly those that are shaped by my own experiences with social anxiety and friendships built on shared media interests. As a result,

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Rabb.it Reconnect

Videos on Google Drive (link removed for participants’ privacy) I think a lot about forms of platonic intimacy, particularly those that are shaped by my own experiences with social anxiety and friendships built on shared media interests. As a result,

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Together in Harmony

https://vimeo.com/263097422 For this project, I went around Pittsburgh with a camera, a microphone, and a dog trying to get strangers to sing for me. It was rather difficult at first to ask people I didn’t know or relate to to

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Together in Harmony

https://vimeo.com/263097422 For this project, I went around Pittsburgh with a camera, a microphone, and a dog trying to get strangers to sing for me. It was rather difficult at first to ask people I didn’t know or relate to to

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Draw a Sea Slug

For my participation project, I will be creating a mutual artwork with students of different majors and backgrounds in CMU. The artwork will revolve around a theme of the fleeting nature of natural life and the permanent nature of virtual

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Draw a Sea Slug

For my participation project, I will be creating a mutual artwork with students of different majors and backgrounds in CMU. The artwork will revolve around a theme of the fleeting nature of natural life and the permanent nature of virtual

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Administrative Belongings

https://chickoff.wixsite.com/mysite Administrative Belongings is a participatory project involving administrative staff at various offices at Carnegie Mellon University. I engaged with these individuals by not asking them the questions they are trained to answer, or questions that give me information, and instead asked

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Administrative Belongings

https://chickoff.wixsite.com/mysite Administrative Belongings is a participatory project involving administrative staff at various offices at Carnegie Mellon University. I engaged with these individuals by not asking them the questions they are trained to answer, or questions that give me information, and instead asked

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Break Time

Relaxation Spot for CMU Students at Gates             “Break Time,” is a relaxation spot and spa located in the 3rd Floor Gates Hillman Study Area (next to the cafe). I wanted to make the area

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Break Time

Relaxation Spot for CMU Students at Gates             “Break Time,” is a relaxation spot and spa located in the 3rd Floor Gates Hillman Study Area (next to the cafe). I wanted to make the area

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🎉💕🎂 You’re Invited!!!!!!! 🎂💕🎉

Birthday parties comprise some of the most vivid and emotionally charged memories of my childhood. As a shy and ‘sensitive’ child, I often felt isolated from my peers and overwhelmed by every small challenge of social interaction. At my own

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🎉💕🎂 You’re Invited!!!!!!! 🎂💕🎉

Birthday parties comprise some of the most vivid and emotionally charged memories of my childhood. As a shy and ‘sensitive’ child, I often felt isolated from my peers and overwhelmed by every small challenge of social interaction. At my own

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