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Fried Rice Combo

The conversation surrounding cultural appropriation in our society is loud yet largely unnoticed, controversial yet unchanging. Most recently, singer Ariana Grande has been attacked on social media for the use of the Japanese language (for aesthetic purposes) in the music

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Fried Rice Combo

The conversation surrounding cultural appropriation in our society is loud yet largely unnoticed, controversial yet unchanging. Most recently, singer Ariana Grande has been attacked on social media for the use of the Japanese language (for aesthetic purposes) in the music

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Place-Jessa Westheimer

This project, entitled, “Patchwork Fountain” aims to reengage the community with the Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain and see how the community might interact with the fountain. I wanted to inject a sense of color and whimsy amidst the wintry and

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Place-Jessa Westheimer

This project, entitled, “Patchwork Fountain” aims to reengage the community with the Mary Schenley Memorial Fountain and see how the community might interact with the fountain. I wanted to inject a sense of color and whimsy amidst the wintry and

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Friendly Advice from a Tablecloth – Jisoo Geum

Eating is an elementary gesture we make in order to sustain life. To those who have the capability to eat when they need, the act of eating may feel like a routine, sometimes a chore when the purpose is just

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Friendly Advice from a Tablecloth – Jisoo Geum

Eating is an elementary gesture we make in order to sustain life. To those who have the capability to eat when they need, the act of eating may feel like a routine, sometimes a chore when the purpose is just

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Place- Jee Yeon Rim

Project Description -Within a concept of “place,” I searched for the place that can embody the life style of current society. The McDonalds as a site was appealing to embody this context since it presents the rapidness of current society

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Place- Jee Yeon Rim

Project Description -Within a concept of “place,” I searched for the place that can embody the life style of current society. The McDonalds as a site was appealing to embody this context since it presents the rapidness of current society

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Place – Chae Rin Hong

Today people live in constant rush hour and often forget to share even the simplest greeting. This site is meaningful for me because i have experienced warm conversations with a woman whom others would consider a stranger. Often we believe

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Place – Chae Rin Hong

Today people live in constant rush hour and often forget to share even the simplest greeting. This site is meaningful for me because i have experienced warm conversations with a woman whom others would consider a stranger. Often we believe

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Place – Yumeng (Rain) Du

I arrived at Starbucks, ordered a drink and set up my flyers near the entrance, on two empty tables, and on the counter. I hesitated about informing the employers of my plan, but then decided not to, at least not

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Place – Yumeng (Rain) Du

I arrived at Starbucks, ordered a drink and set up my flyers near the entrance, on two empty tables, and on the counter. I hesitated about informing the employers of my plan, but then decided not to, at least not

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Place-Neely Lee

For this project, choosing a place to make work was very important to me. Finding the value of the place and making artwork in the area allowed me to think about the connection between the reason why I chose a

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Place-Neely Lee

For this project, choosing a place to make work was very important to me. Finding the value of the place and making artwork in the area allowed me to think about the connection between the reason why I chose a

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Place

Technology has provided us with numerous benefits like convenience, enhanced communication and productivity. These machines just made life easier. However, now, this interaction should be cut as its negative aspects are going out of hand. People are starting to realize

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Place

Technology has provided us with numerous benefits like convenience, enhanced communication and productivity. These machines just made life easier. However, now, this interaction should be cut as its negative aspects are going out of hand. People are starting to realize

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Place – Beatriz Echeverría

For this project, I chose a corner on the Schenley Plaza. This plaza used to be a parking lot, but since 2006, it now consists of an open area with a big green space and lots of benches. Although the

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Place – Beatriz Echeverría

For this project, I chose a corner on the Schenley Plaza. This plaza used to be a parking lot, but since 2006, it now consists of an open area with a big green space and lots of benches. Although the

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In Memory of

Many of my projects have been related to natural controversies around environment that surround our everyday lives. During the research of the Westinghouse Memorial in Schenley Park, I was very intrigued by all the social and historical information that I

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In Memory of

Many of my projects have been related to natural controversies around environment that surround our everyday lives. During the research of the Westinghouse Memorial in Schenley Park, I was very intrigued by all the social and historical information that I

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Place – ELPC

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Place – ELPC

The file is too big for the website! https://vimeo.com/user62982226/review/316806688/4abf680b2c https://drive.google.com/open?id=1nOLhjVOCTj9bW94VkamM2J8KJfLKcp0x

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Place – Cassie Howard

Bus Stop Tic-Tac-Toe is an intervention aiming to bring people together, brighten their days, and activate a rather inactive space. I was inspired by the Forbes and Murray bus stop because it’s a space I spend a lot of time

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Place – Cassie Howard

Bus Stop Tic-Tac-Toe is an intervention aiming to bring people together, brighten their days, and activate a rather inactive space. I was inspired by the Forbes and Murray bus stop because it’s a space I spend a lot of time

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Place- Jen DeLuna

This piece is a commentary on surveillance in this day and age. With the privacy versus security debate, this topic is either seen as a point of contention or disinterest. Some accept that in this increasingly digital age, the price

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Place- Jen DeLuna

This piece is a commentary on surveillance in this day and age. With the privacy versus security debate, this topic is either seen as a point of contention or disinterest. Some accept that in this increasingly digital age, the price

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Place – Jenny Lee

Everyone knows how depressing winter can feel in Pittsburgh. Low temperatures, gray skies and unpredictable precipitation force many to retreat indoors and suffer through long periods of inactivity while waiting for spring. Because shelter is a place giving temporary protection

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Place – Jenny Lee

Everyone knows how depressing winter can feel in Pittsburgh. Low temperatures, gray skies and unpredictable precipitation force many to retreat indoors and suffer through long periods of inactivity while waiting for spring. Because shelter is a place giving temporary protection

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God’s Blind Spot

God’s Blind Spot, at the intersection of Fifth and Negley The intersection seems neglected by the Catholic Church’s watch as multiple car accidents seem to transpire again and again on the same corner. So I decided on my own accord

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God’s Blind Spot

God’s Blind Spot, at the intersection of Fifth and Negley The intersection seems neglected by the Catholic Church’s watch as multiple car accidents seem to transpire again and again on the same corner. So I decided on my own accord

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Watching – Zeja Z. Copes

The beauty ideal, as I have come to understand it, has two essential components: artificiality and surveillance. Makeup is inherently artificial, non-essential to basic survival yet compulsively used. And women, as the constant subjects of the world’s gaze, are watched

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Watching – Zeja Z. Copes

The beauty ideal, as I have come to understand it, has two essential components: artificiality and surveillance. Makeup is inherently artificial, non-essential to basic survival yet compulsively used. And women, as the constant subjects of the world’s gaze, are watched

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Three Ways to Cross a Bridge with a Balloon Tied to Your Foot

In my performance, I cross three bridges—the Roberto Clemente, Andy Warhol, and Rachel Carson—in three different ways. On the Roberto Clemente bridge, I run. On the Andy Warhol, I step forward and back, following a set of rules. On the

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Three Ways to Cross a Bridge with a Balloon Tied to Your Foot

In my performance, I cross three bridges—the Roberto Clemente, Andy Warhol, and Rachel Carson—in three different ways. On the Roberto Clemente bridge, I run. On the Andy Warhol, I step forward and back, following a set of rules. On the

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museum death (?) – vivian young

<p class="”>The Carnegie Museum of Art is a member of a longstanding institution within the world of art: the gallery/museum. Museums act as spaces in which artworks selected by an elite group hang upon white walls. And throughout history, the

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museum death (?) – vivian young

<p class="”>The Carnegie Museum of Art is a member of a longstanding institution within the world of art: the gallery/museum. Museums act as spaces in which artworks selected by an elite group hang upon white walls. And throughout history, the

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Not a Trail – Messie Project 2

Most of the time a person is moving, they are following a predetermined path. Some paths, especially in cities, are defined by a strict arrangement of materials like a cement sidewalk or metal railing. To step beyond the railing or

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Not a Trail – Messie Project 2

Most of the time a person is moving, they are following a predetermined path. Some paths, especially in cities, are defined by a strict arrangement of materials like a cement sidewalk or metal railing. To step beyond the railing or

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Place- John Woods House

For this project, I wanted to create a juxtaposition between taking the oldest house in Pittsburgh and celebrating its old age at an arbitrary number. John Woods House is also being turned into an Irish pub this year and it’s

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Place- John Woods House

For this project, I wanted to create a juxtaposition between taking the oldest house in Pittsburgh and celebrating its old age at an arbitrary number. John Woods House is also being turned into an Irish pub this year and it’s

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Skey Blue – TJ

Skey Blue is a performance piece in the Allegheny Commons Park to shed light on the suicidal issues in the area. Allegheny Commons Park was once a rich and populated neighborhood, but after the annexation with Pittsburgh city about a

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Skey Blue – TJ

Skey Blue is a performance piece in the Allegheny Commons Park to shed light on the suicidal issues in the area. Allegheny Commons Park was once a rich and populated neighborhood, but after the annexation with Pittsburgh city about a

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Calm and Calamity

My intent with this project was to return to one of the first places I’d explored upon arriving in Pittsburgh and to meditate there, hoping that taking time to immerse myself in that familiar setting would remind me of my

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Calm and Calamity

My intent with this project was to return to one of the first places I’d explored upon arriving in Pittsburgh and to meditate there, hoping that taking time to immerse myself in that familiar setting would remind me of my

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Starbucks Mom

This project focused around the Starbucks on Craig Street, located near Carnegie Mellon University. For this project, I wanted to explore the weird, ubiquitous intimate space of Starbucks. I noticed that while there was this somewhat forced intimacy and warmth

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Starbucks Mom

This project focused around the Starbucks on Craig Street, located near Carnegie Mellon University. For this project, I wanted to explore the weird, ubiquitous intimate space of Starbucks. I noticed that while there was this somewhat forced intimacy and warmth

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Place- Maggie Carr

When considering place, I wanted to think about where I spent most of my time and and what those places meant to me. I thought about places like home, where I sleep and keep all my things and find the

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Place- Maggie Carr

When considering place, I wanted to think about where I spent most of my time and and what those places meant to me. I thought about places like home, where I sleep and keep all my things and find the

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Cocoon

On days with nice weather, Schenley Plaza is buzzing with life and activity. It is a common spot for people to put up their hammocks and relax, since there are many evenly spaced trees along the lawn. As I walked

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Cocoon

On days with nice weather, Schenley Plaza is buzzing with life and activity. It is a common spot for people to put up their hammocks and relax, since there are many evenly spaced trees along the lawn. As I walked

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Place – Lexin Yuan

For this project, I wanted to combine my interest in character design and illustration with Colony Cat Cafe. The Cafe is in downtown Pittsburgh. It’s a place I’m familiar with, this being my 3rd visit. It’s a peaceful, homey oasis

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Place – Lexin Yuan

For this project, I wanted to combine my interest in character design and illustration with Colony Cat Cafe. The Cafe is in downtown Pittsburgh. It’s a place I’m familiar with, this being my 3rd visit. It’s a peaceful, homey oasis

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Place – Christian Broms

When researching Panther Hollow Lake, I found an interesting blog post that included old photos of the lake at various points in its history– even before it was artificially constructed with concrete. It evidently used to be quite a nice

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Place – Christian Broms

When researching Panther Hollow Lake, I found an interesting blog post that included old photos of the lake at various points in its history– even before it was artificially constructed with concrete. It evidently used to be quite a nice

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Place – Philippe de Bree

This body of work is composed of what I view as four parts: my own discovery of The Super Dirty Poet’s work on the sign posts along Forbes Avenue (an event outside of the project itself), my responses to their

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Place – Philippe de Bree

This body of work is composed of what I view as four parts: my own discovery of The Super Dirty Poet’s work on the sign posts along Forbes Avenue (an event outside of the project itself), my responses to their

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Place – Emma Franklin

Much of my work focuses on nostalgia and a longing for my past. While usually I focus on more recent nostalgia, like for my time in boarding school, I’ve recently begun work based in my childhood. With this work I

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Place – Emma Franklin

Much of my work focuses on nostalgia and a longing for my past. While usually I focus on more recent nostalgia, like for my time in boarding school, I’ve recently begun work based in my childhood. With this work I

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Pittsburgh Mills Mall Historical Society

Documentation of Mall Exhibit Kiosk

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Pittsburgh Mills Mall Historical Society

Documentation of Mall Exhibit Kiosk

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Take a Sit. Take A Nap.

The vision to this project was to counteract the architecture and to welcome people to sit down while waiting for their buses.

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Take a Sit. Take A Nap.

The vision to this project was to counteract the architecture and to welcome people to sit down while waiting for their buses.

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Place-Hannah Kang

For this assignment, “Place” I tried to connect myself with the most Pittsburgh I surround myself with — food. Checking out new restaurants around CMU is an activity I engage in weekly. I explore these places with a friend and

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Place-Hannah Kang

For this assignment, “Place” I tried to connect myself with the most Pittsburgh I surround myself with — food. Checking out new restaurants around CMU is an activity I engage in weekly. I explore these places with a friend and

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Point of View

I’m able to count the number of times I’ve really left the general vicinity of Carnegie Mellon’s campus, and I initially was at a complete loss for exploring a city that has always been outside my window for the past

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Point of View

I’m able to count the number of times I’ve really left the general vicinity of Carnegie Mellon’s campus, and I initially was at a complete loss for exploring a city that has always been outside my window for the past

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Murray/Forbes Bus Stop Stronger than Hate — Emma Nicklas-Morris

For the “Place” project assignment, I chose to analyze and create a piece at the bus stop on the corner of Murray Ave and Forbes Ave. This bus stop had a number of physical and social attributes, but I was

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Murray/Forbes Bus Stop Stronger than Hate — Emma Nicklas-Morris

For the “Place” project assignment, I chose to analyze and create a piece at the bus stop on the corner of Murray Ave and Forbes Ave. This bus stop had a number of physical and social attributes, but I was

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An Outlet of Thought

An Outlet of Thought is a multipart installation on systematic inequality and the economic oppression of blacks in the United States. Fifteen child protective plug covers each displaying short statements were inserted into outlets in banks around Allegheny County in

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An Outlet of Thought

An Outlet of Thought is a multipart installation on systematic inequality and the economic oppression of blacks in the United States. Fifteen child protective plug covers each displaying short statements were inserted into outlets in banks around Allegheny County in

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Finders Keepers in Mellon Park – Grace Liu

Mellon Park is a place for everyone. Its gated perimeters make it a quiet and isolated island from the busy streets, allowing people and animals alike to enjoy nature. Parents stroll through the Rose Garden while their children run circles

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Finders Keepers in Mellon Park – Grace Liu

Mellon Park is a place for everyone. Its gated perimeters make it a quiet and isolated island from the busy streets, allowing people and animals alike to enjoy nature. Parents stroll through the Rose Garden while their children run circles

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Resting in the Woods-Michael Poirier

For the Place Project I chose the woods behind the hill dorm near the golf courses and adjacent to the private retirement homes. I wanted to try to en capture the feeling of wanting to be by oneself and away

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Resting in the Woods-Michael Poirier

For the Place Project I chose the woods behind the hill dorm near the golf courses and adjacent to the private retirement homes. I wanted to try to en capture the feeling of wanting to be by oneself and away

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Pat’s Promise

Pat’s Promise Stephen Solomon Performance for Video (3:07) The morning of my grandmother’s passing my grandfather found a newspaper clipping in a drawer that stated the following, Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I have only slipped

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Pat’s Promise

Pat’s Promise Stephen Solomon Performance for Video (3:07) The morning of my grandmother’s passing my grandfather found a newspaper clipping in a drawer that stated the following, Death is nothing at all. It does not count. I have only slipped

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