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Grandmother Resource Website

For my CP final I continued my work exploring relations between grandmothers and their granddaughters. In this iteration, I set up a sort of resource website directed towards grandmothers, offering interactive activities in the hopes of bettering or strengthening these

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Grandmother Resource Website

For my CP final I continued my work exploring relations between grandmothers and their granddaughters. In this iteration, I set up a sort of resource website directed towards grandmothers, offering interactive activities in the hopes of bettering or strengthening these

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Change Contextual Analysis

People who pass/around homeless people some give money some don’t others offer food some homeless people ask for money, some don’t some might greet you without asking for anything they usually have their spots some spots have multiple people there are

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Change Contextual Analysis

People who pass/around homeless people some give money some don’t others offer food some homeless people ask for money, some don’t some might greet you without asking for anything they usually have their spots some spots have multiple people there are

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Participation Proposal

I. The Six: Produce six cubes of the same or different materials. Begin giving them out in public. The owner of each consecutive cube will have their face drawn on one of the faces of all the available cubes. The participants

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Participation Proposal

I. The Six: Produce six cubes of the same or different materials. Begin giving them out in public. The owner of each consecutive cube will have their face drawn on one of the faces of all the available cubes. The participants

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Contextual Analysis – Nine Mile Run

    Nine Mile Run Physical Traits:      Grasses     Trees     Water – stream     Fresh air for breathing     Fish     Ducks      Trails     Rocks     River  Meandering – slow, lazy   Flood plain   Wildflowers and cattails   Birdsong   Wetland   Deer   Running water sound   Insects  Mud – spongy

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Contextual Analysis – Nine Mile Run

    Nine Mile Run Physical Traits:      Grasses     Trees     Water – stream     Fresh air for breathing     Fish     Ducks      Trails     Rocks     River  Meandering – slow, lazy   Flood plain   Wildflowers and cattails   Birdsong   Wetland   Deer   Running water sound   Insects  Mud – spongy

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Place Analysis

Place: https://www.buzzfeed.com/quizzes   “Physical”: Quizzes are presented in a list form with a photo preview Very obviously rips  off  quizilla and other quiz sites from the late 2000s, but uses the trendy aesthetics and images that match their brand to make

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Place Analysis

Place: https://www.buzzfeed.com/quizzes   “Physical”: Quizzes are presented in a list form with a photo preview Very obviously rips  off  quizilla and other quiz sites from the late 2000s, but uses the trendy aesthetics and images that match their brand to make

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The Cathedral – ‘Out of Place’ Analysis

In our project to depict the the blindness that overtakes those in situations of intense focus there were many challenges we faced to manage the reaction we desired.

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The Cathedral – ‘Out of Place’ Analysis

In our project to depict the the blindness that overtakes those in situations of intense focus there were many challenges we faced to manage the reaction we desired.

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Reference -Delayed

A work by Matthias Gommel. Viewing the piece and actually participating in it are two very different activities. Two people attempt to converse through microphones and headsets, however the headsets are constructed in such a way such that there is

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Reference -Delayed

A work by Matthias Gommel. Viewing the piece and actually participating in it are two very different activities. Two people attempt to converse through microphones and headsets, however the headsets are constructed in such a way such that there is

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Reference – One Minute Sculptures

  A work by Erwin Wurm. Viewers were encouraged to become a sculpture for 60 seconds. The viewers become the artwork as well as the participant.

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Reference – One Minute Sculptures

  A work by Erwin Wurm. Viewers were encouraged to become a sculpture for 60 seconds. The viewers become the artwork as well as the participant.

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Reference- Blind Light

Blind Light is an installation by Antony Gromley. It is meant to encase the atmosphere of the outdoors, atop a mountain or at the bottom of the sea. It contradicts how we perceive interior space. In order for the piece

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Reference- Blind Light

Blind Light is an installation by Antony Gromley. It is meant to encase the atmosphere of the outdoors, atop a mountain or at the bottom of the sea. It contradicts how we perceive interior space. In order for the piece

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Reference -The Dictator Game

The Dictator Game was a game designed by artist Pablo Helguera. Participants were invited to partake in a series of games designed based on experimental economics that tested our altruism and cooperation. In The Dictator Game, a participant is given

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Reference -The Dictator Game

The Dictator Game was a game designed by artist Pablo Helguera. Participants were invited to partake in a series of games designed based on experimental economics that tested our altruism and cooperation. In The Dictator Game, a participant is given

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Reference -Rehabilitated Sculptures

  A project done by the art collective Gelatin. From what I can gather, the sculptures were originally wax and resin and slowly but surely transformed into real human body parts? I presume people were hiding underneath the plinths. I’m

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Reference -Rehabilitated Sculptures

  A project done by the art collective Gelatin. From what I can gather, the sculptures were originally wax and resin and slowly but surely transformed into real human body parts? I presume people were hiding underneath the plinths. I’m

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Reference-Teach 4 Amerika

A project done by the non-profit arts organization Creative Time. A 5-week tour to brain storm how art schools and art institutions should function. The tour discussed the future of art institutions with current art school students.

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Reference-Teach 4 Amerika

A project done by the non-profit arts organization Creative Time. A 5-week tour to brain storm how art schools and art institutions should function. The tour discussed the future of art institutions with current art school students.

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Developed by Brazilian actor and activist Augusto Boal, TotO is an organization that aims to promote social and political change by actively encouraging the audience to become apart of the performance, challenging their own reality and environment through discussion and

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Theatre of the Oppressed

Developed by Brazilian actor and activist Augusto Boal, TotO is an organization that aims to promote social and political change by actively encouraging the audience to become apart of the performance, challenging their own reality and environment through discussion and

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OE Reflection

Rick Lowe Talk This is the event I had been waiting for all weekend. I find Lowe’s Row House project totally inspiring so I couldn’t wait to hear him speak. He really shed light on the necessity to listen to

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OE Reflection

Rick Lowe Talk This is the event I had been waiting for all weekend. I find Lowe’s Row House project totally inspiring so I couldn’t wait to hear him speak. He really shed light on the necessity to listen to

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Priceless

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Priceless

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The Eye- Redone

My previous project was redone but with mostly aesthetic revisions. The overall concept is still the same.I gathered some friends to watch this livestream, however this time I chose the videos. They were mostly ‘let’s plays’, which are videos where

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The Eye- Redone

My previous project was redone but with mostly aesthetic revisions. The overall concept is still the same.I gathered some friends to watch this livestream, however this time I chose the videos. They were mostly ‘let’s plays’, which are videos where

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OE Reflections

OE Reflections Aesthetics and Ethics of Place Lecture In the Aesthetics and Ethics of Place Lecture, Three panels/groups were presenting their projects located in Oakland, CA, revolving around food and community empowerment. What I enjoyed most about the projects that

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OE Reflections

OE Reflections Aesthetics and Ethics of Place Lecture In the Aesthetics and Ethics of Place Lecture, Three panels/groups were presenting their projects located in Oakland, CA, revolving around food and community empowerment. What I enjoyed most about the projects that

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OE Reflection

Mass Incarceration Presentation This was a set of presentations that went over issues related to the prison-industrial complex from a multitude of perspectives. There were lawyers, relatives of incarcerated individuals, and former prisoners who gave their take on the problems

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OE Reflection

Mass Incarceration Presentation This was a set of presentations that went over issues related to the prison-industrial complex from a multitude of perspectives. There were lawyers, relatives of incarcerated individuals, and former prisoners who gave their take on the problems

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OE reflection

Two presentations that interested me at were by SEA and the SexEd Presents: Pleasure workshop. To me both presentations were similar in that the main presenters or what seemed to be the main project and topic of discussion was not

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OE reflection

Two presentations that interested me at were by SEA and the SexEd Presents: Pleasure workshop. To me both presentations were similar in that the main presenters or what seemed to be the main project and topic of discussion was not

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Open Engagement Reflection

Open Engagement Reflection I participated in and spectated a series of performances that were curated by Adam Milner for Open Engagement called OPENING. The performances took place on Saturday and Sunday outisde of the Carnegie Museum of Art. Saturday artists

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Open Engagement Reflection

Open Engagement Reflection I participated in and spectated a series of performances that were curated by Adam Milner for Open Engagement called OPENING. The performances took place on Saturday and Sunday outisde of the Carnegie Museum of Art. Saturday artists

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OE Reflection

I attended both the Opening Performances & the Rick Lowe Lecture. I throughly enjoyed going to “Opening”, curated by Adam Milner. The transformation of both the outside of the CMOA and the Richard Serra Sculpture was relatively interesting. For a

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OE Reflection

I attended both the Opening Performances & the Rick Lowe Lecture. I throughly enjoyed going to “Opening”, curated by Adam Milner. The transformation of both the outside of the CMOA and the Richard Serra Sculpture was relatively interesting. For a

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OE Saturday Reflection

Touching Revolution: Radical Visions and Creative Responses to Mass Incarceration & Lyrics and Lettering Touching Revolution: Radical Visions and Creative Responses to Mass Incarceration — Gregory Sale, Mark Strandquist, and Courtney Bowles In this 90 minute panel, Sale, Strandquist, and Bowles brought together

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OE Saturday Reflection

Touching Revolution: Radical Visions and Creative Responses to Mass Incarceration & Lyrics and Lettering Touching Revolution: Radical Visions and Creative Responses to Mass Incarceration — Gregory Sale, Mark Strandquist, and Courtney Bowles In this 90 minute panel, Sale, Strandquist, and Bowles brought together

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Open Engagement Reflection 4

The final panel I attended in Open Engagement was “here, without,” a multi cultural art collaboration between artists in Israel and Harvard College students. In the piece, student Ethan Pierce, connected artists in Harvard with an Israeli mentor to create

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Open Engagement Reflection 4

The final panel I attended in Open Engagement was “here, without,” a multi cultural art collaboration between artists in Israel and Harvard College students. In the piece, student Ethan Pierce, connected artists in Harvard with an Israeli mentor to create

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Open Engagement Reflection 3

I attended both nights of the performance “OPENING” curated by Adam Milner. These renegade style performances were each a few minutes long and took place in and around the Richard Serra sculpture outside of the Carnegie Museum. I especially enjoyed

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Open Engagement Reflection 3

I attended both nights of the performance “OPENING” curated by Adam Milner. These renegade style performances were each a few minutes long and took place in and around the Richard Serra sculpture outside of the Carnegie Museum. I especially enjoyed

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Open Engagement Reflection 2

The second event I attended and contributed to was “Intergalactic Human Immigration Office” by Zhiwan Cheung, Daniel Pillis, and Leah Wulfman. This piece took place in Schenley Plaza and engaged the public, by 3D scanning the heads of a few people

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Open Engagement Reflection 2

The second event I attended and contributed to was “Intergalactic Human Immigration Office” by Zhiwan Cheung, Daniel Pillis, and Leah Wulfman. This piece took place in Schenley Plaza and engaged the public, by 3D scanning the heads of a few people

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Open Engagement Reflection 1

The first OE event I participated in was “Two Itinerant Quilters” by Joanna Wright and Lenka Clayton.  In this project, participators were able to give Clayton and Wright an article of clothing. They would then choose a diamond shaped patch

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Open Engagement Reflection 1

The first OE event I participated in was “Two Itinerant Quilters” by Joanna Wright and Lenka Clayton.  In this project, participators were able to give Clayton and Wright an article of clothing. They would then choose a diamond shaped patch

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OE

Open Engagement Place and Revolution – 5% of the world’s population lives in the United States, yet the U.S.A. houses 25% of the world’s prison population, which is disproportionately black. Why is this? What can be done about this? From

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OE

Open Engagement Place and Revolution – 5% of the world’s population lives in the United States, yet the U.S.A. houses 25% of the world’s prison population, which is disproportionately black. Why is this? What can be done about this? From

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Open Engagement

Race, Community, and Creative Action – Michelada Think Tank I sat in on a group conversation/brainstorming session. At the time of joining them, the discussion was about resources and identifying what the funding needs of artists of color are. We

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Open Engagement

Race, Community, and Creative Action – Michelada Think Tank I sat in on a group conversation/brainstorming session. At the time of joining them, the discussion was about resources and identifying what the funding needs of artists of color are. We

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Open Engagement

1. Opening   Opening was an interesting interpretation of participation. Although the performances, besides the final one perhaps, were participatory for the audience, it also engaged with and  participated in the space…openly. The physicality of a community is a large

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Open Engagement

1. Opening   Opening was an interesting interpretation of participation. Although the performances, besides the final one perhaps, were participatory for the audience, it also engaged with and  participated in the space…openly. The physicality of a community is a large

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Open Engagement Reflection 2

The second event I attended was a talk called “What We Learned at Sponge HQ” by Hope Ginsburg. It described the function and evolution of Sponge HQ, which is, as far as I can tell, a student-run art center open

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Open Engagement Reflection 2

The second event I attended was a talk called “What We Learned at Sponge HQ” by Hope Ginsburg. It described the function and evolution of Sponge HQ, which is, as far as I can tell, a student-run art center open

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Open Engagement Reflection 1

The first event I attended was “Group Bio” with Lenka Clayton. There were approximately twenty people (we did not include the toddler), and, led by Lenka, we discussed our pasts, desires, beliefs, and projected futures to discover what we all

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Open Engagement Reflection 1

The first event I attended was “Group Bio” with Lenka Clayton. There were approximately twenty people (we did not include the toddler), and, led by Lenka, we discussed our pasts, desires, beliefs, and projected futures to discover what we all

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Open Engagement

  I attended the Wendy’s Subway Reading room on Friday and read some of the lighter selections provided. I liked the reinvention of the Foyer because I sometimes think it’s an awkward place to wait for classes to start when

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Open Engagement

  I attended the Wendy’s Subway Reading room on Friday and read some of the lighter selections provided. I liked the reinvention of the Foyer because I sometimes think it’s an awkward place to wait for classes to start when

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Open Engagement Post (2 of 2)

During Open Engagement this past Sunday, I attended the Open Platform presentation Table Alchemy at The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, in addition to attending Opening, a series of performances which took place in front of the Carnegie Museum. Table Alchemy, by collective Amber

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Open Engagement Post (2 of 2)

During Open Engagement this past Sunday, I attended the Open Platform presentation Table Alchemy at The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, in addition to attending Opening, a series of performances which took place in front of the Carnegie Museum. Table Alchemy, by collective Amber

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Open Engagement Post (1 of 2)

During Open Engagement this past Sunday, I went to Lenka Clayton’s Group Bio event in the Miller Gallery and attended the Open Platform presentation On The Map|Over-the-Rhine at The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry. Both events address the idea of community, but

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Open Engagement Post (1 of 2)

During Open Engagement this past Sunday, I went to Lenka Clayton’s Group Bio event in the Miller Gallery and attended the Open Platform presentation On The Map|Over-the-Rhine at The Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry. Both events address the idea of community, but

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Open Engagement

April 18th: Opening I really liked the brochure. Was it meant to resemble Carnegie? I thought it was very clever. What I was really expecting was a literal discussion on the form of the sculpture, its implications and significance to

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Open Engagement

April 18th: Opening I really liked the brochure. Was it meant to resemble Carnegie? I thought it was very clever. What I was really expecting was a literal discussion on the form of the sculpture, its implications and significance to

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Open Engagement

I attended both the Emily Jacir and Rick Lowe lectures. What I found most striking about Jacir’s work was her amazing handle on language, both as an art form and as a speaker. Her delivery was humorous, poignant, and deathly

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Open Engagement

I attended both the Emily Jacir and Rick Lowe lectures. What I found most striking about Jacir’s work was her amazing handle on language, both as an art form and as a speaker. Her delivery was humorous, poignant, and deathly

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Gifts

In this project, I facilitated gifts between two people in similar circumstances that didn’t know each other. The first set of pairings were workers from the two Exchange stores in Pittsburgh. The Exchange in Oakland : Steve I asked him

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Gifts

In this project, I facilitated gifts between two people in similar circumstances that didn’t know each other. The first set of pairings were workers from the two Exchange stores in Pittsburgh. The Exchange in Oakland : Steve I asked him

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The Visitor

Truth be told, the struggle was real with this assignment.   I’m not a person who gets a lot of sleep (I’m writing this at 6:10 in the morning), and the inadvertent CMU nocturnal scene was starting to become my

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The Visitor

Truth be told, the struggle was real with this assignment.   I’m not a person who gets a lot of sleep (I’m writing this at 6:10 in the morning), and the inadvertent CMU nocturnal scene was starting to become my

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SILENT PARTIES (PT 1 & 2)

Clair Chin and Maya Kaisth Private Silent Party description given: Come participate in a silent party. Once you walk through our door, you’re devoid of the ability to talk. In doing this, we want to increase physical awareness of each

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SILENT PARTIES (PT 1 & 2)

Clair Chin and Maya Kaisth Private Silent Party description given: Come participate in a silent party. Once you walk through our door, you’re devoid of the ability to talk. In doing this, we want to increase physical awareness of each

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The Eye

The piece evolved into allowing people from the internet to facilitate me being in the uncomfortable position of being watched while also using my image to cause me physical discomfort. I invited people from the internet, mostly people from my

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The Eye

The piece evolved into allowing people from the internet to facilitate me being in the uncomfortable position of being watched while also using my image to cause me physical discomfort. I invited people from the internet, mostly people from my

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Documentation: Honest Andrew

  For this project, I asked my friends and fellow students at CMU, “What would you change about this school?” Most of the responses pertained to CMU’s infamous stress culture, and how the school propagates negative feelings and a negative lifestyle.

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Documentation: Honest Andrew

  For this project, I asked my friends and fellow students at CMU, “What would you change about this school?” Most of the responses pertained to CMU’s infamous stress culture, and how the school propagates negative feelings and a negative lifestyle.

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Critique 2 Documentation

      RPM Distillation Technique for Determining Location Suitability   Card Games Penny Wishing Party

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Critique 2 Documentation

      RPM Distillation Technique for Determining Location Suitability   Card Games Penny Wishing Party

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Iteration 1: Testing two projects

For the first iteration of this project I set up an installation in a basement for a concert/performance art show. I installed two different pieces that existed in the same space together–both of which are experiments for the project to

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Iteration 1: Testing two projects

For the first iteration of this project I set up an installation in a basement for a concert/performance art show. I installed two different pieces that existed in the same space together–both of which are experiments for the project to

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Participation Project: More Eggplant

  Flyers for Eggplant Day – Eggplant Day is set for Friday, April 10th from 1-5pm, so that part has not been documented yet. This is a screenshot of the public Facebook event along with the description from the page.   http://bit.ly/eggplantday https://twitter.com/eggplantday

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Participation Project: More Eggplant

  Flyers for Eggplant Day – Eggplant Day is set for Friday, April 10th from 1-5pm, so that part has not been documented yet. This is a screenshot of the public Facebook event along with the description from the page.   http://bit.ly/eggplantday https://twitter.com/eggplantday

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Found in Translation: Final

A project in which poems are taken and translated from language to language until the original meaning is obscured — and a new meaning evolves. The Found in Translation project is now fully realized! Process: in this project, poems were

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Found in Translation: Final

A project in which poems are taken and translated from language to language until the original meaning is obscured — and a new meaning evolves. The Found in Translation project is now fully realized! Process: in this project, poems were

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Walking with Strangers

In this iteration, I asked strangers to walk across a bridge with me. I talked with them and told them a story about an experience I’d had on the bridge.

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Walking with Strangers

In this iteration, I asked strangers to walk across a bridge with me. I talked with them and told them a story about an experience I’d had on the bridge.

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Paper & People: A More Meaningful Portrait (by Becca &Kaitlin)

  Abe, a Pitt student, was hesitant to get in front of the camera. But off camera, he smiled while adding the brightest colors he could find to his paper.   Anna looked through the magazines for the blackest and

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Paper & People: A More Meaningful Portrait (by Becca &Kaitlin)

  Abe, a Pitt student, was hesitant to get in front of the camera. But off camera, he smiled while adding the brightest colors he could find to his paper.   Anna looked through the magazines for the blackest and

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Memory Tour

The Memory Tour is a short excursion into small memories from current CMU students. Each stop on the tour is attached to a memory rooted in a location on campus. The memories are displayed in small plaques at each site.          

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Memory Tour

The Memory Tour is a short excursion into small memories from current CMU students. Each stop on the tour is attached to a memory rooted in a location on campus. The memories are displayed in small plaques at each site.          

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Second Iteration: Can I buy you a drink

        Story One : Would you like a cup of coffee   It was  a raining day. I was sitting in a Starbucks chatting with my friends when I saw him. Our friendship started with a nervous

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Second Iteration: Can I buy you a drink

        Story One : Would you like a cup of coffee   It was  a raining day. I was sitting in a Starbucks chatting with my friends when I saw him. Our friendship started with a nervous

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Documentation: only the visual appetite

Compost Baby is not a human baby, but a real baby bot. He tries to engage the food porn community and learn about its practices by asking simple questions, and composting food porn images. Compost Baby finds food porn by

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Documentation: only the visual appetite

Compost Baby is not a human baby, but a real baby bot. He tries to engage the food porn community and learn about its practices by asking simple questions, and composting food porn images. Compost Baby finds food porn by

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Residency

For this project, Miles and I moved into each others bedrooms for a week, and exchanged cellphones along with a set of instructions for navigating and replicating our social habits and rituals, in the physical and digital realm. A catalog of

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Residency

For this project, Miles and I moved into each others bedrooms for a week, and exchanged cellphones along with a set of instructions for navigating and replicating our social habits and rituals, in the physical and digital realm. A catalog of

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Participation

There is an abandoned building on Margaret Morrison street, in between a dumpster and my building which the student-run Frame Gallery is in.  This building doesn’t appear to be uninhabited at first, and I would guess that the majority of students that

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Participation

There is an abandoned building on Margaret Morrison street, in between a dumpster and my building which the student-run Frame Gallery is in.  This building doesn’t appear to be uninhabited at first, and I would guess that the majority of students that

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Tour de Friends: Getting to Know College Campus Tour Groups

The “getting people to feed birds with me in the park” idea didn’t pan out, so I decided to engage with CMU campus tours. On most weekdays there are two campus tours, one at 11:30 am and another at 3:30

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Tour de Friends: Getting to Know College Campus Tour Groups

The “getting people to feed birds with me in the park” idea didn’t pan out, so I decided to engage with CMU campus tours. On most weekdays there are two campus tours, one at 11:30 am and another at 3:30

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