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Gamelan

Created a musical piece seemed extremely different from what I do on a day to day basis at first. We sat around, trying different instruments and see what sounds were appealing to our ears. We tried different mallets, different instruments … Continue reading

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Museum Presentation

final presentation art in the modern world My presentation centered around the emotions I felt as I walked around the Met. As an engineer I was drawn to op art, modern art, and some extremely detailed parts of technology. Blaze … Continue reading

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Gamelan Music

This is my first encounter with Gamelan music and at first it does seem quite different. The instruments seem very percussion based and the words are sung at a much higher note than I am used to  in almost a … Continue reading

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From the beginning of this project I wanted to show how obscure and unidentifiable an object can be when you simply zoom in a few times.  Scale can have a large impact on how we see things, from scary and … Continue reading

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Cecilia Vicuna

1) What inspires your unique geometry? 2)Do the hard, straight lines represent the opposite of the circular shaped curves? 3)What sparked such an interest in seeds? 4)In your piece Participation, why is sex dust? Does that imply it is difficult … Continue reading

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Virtuality and the Ease of Identity Transformation

Mirzoeff describes two types of alternate realities. Virtual antiquity transports you to another world through art. Sculptures, paintings and panoramas are often associated with this type of alternate reality. It takes a great amount of skill to produce and can … Continue reading

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Global Reparation and Universal Museums (Previously posted under the comments of welcome to this course)

Professor Fiskesjö presents very strong opinions on the issue of Universal Museums. “…now deployed in defense of the massive collections of looted objects in the wealthiest museums…”, Professor Fiskesjö believes these “Universal Museums” have self-proclaimed themselves the owners of many … Continue reading

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Materiality

When I think of materiality, I think of consumerism. Our culture is very focused on material things. “The customer is always right” is a common phrase you will here in many businesses.  This highlights how much emphasis we put on … Continue reading

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