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“As an artist, I am interested in exploring the boundaries between technology and the human body as they are increasingly revealed as tenuous, shifting, and unstable. The technological artifact or tool can no longer be ...
Edward Steichen's Influence on the Value of Photography
The author examines how photography has been elevated from science to an art form through the photographer's talent and skill in creative processes, following the life and career of Steichen, who was one of the 20th century ...
Kite Aerial Photography : Defamiliarization Through Distance
All of these photographs were taken with a kite from 50-300 feet (approx. 15-91 meters) above the ground. The weight of the rig and camera and the nature of kite flying necessitated the presence of 15-25 mph winds (approx. ...
In describing her senior photography exhibit, the author writes “after adjusting to the fact that no images of humans would be taken during my visits with an Amish family in northern Michigan, I found that there is still ...
CHHAU : An Ethnographic Documentary
The author describes the process of turning her experience with a West Bengal folkdance into a documentary film. Video available on campus.
A Veiwers Perspective: Faces
My SIP has started a personal challenge to overcome my personal biases of how I draw people, specifically faces. One of my goals has been to retrain my eye and hand to discover subtle differences that people hold in their ...
High Rise Regression: Painting Series
As I worked I found the clear, concise structure of the forms I painted resonated with me. Doing this work I discovered a lot about my own worldview. The choice to make simple structures and bare landscapes was at first, ...
Painting Dance: A Studio Art Senior Individualized Project
The dance is eternal. It is a manifestation of life in its truest form, and it is this experience of life through dance that I desire to bring to canvas. T.S. Eliot writes in Buirnt Norton, "The dance along the artery/ ...
Latin American Culture from an Outsider's Viewpoint
For the past five years or so, since I have taken up Spanish, I have not only been learning a new language, I also got to learn about a new culture: that of Latin America. Throughout those five years, I had the luck to ...
Internship at the Detroit Institute of Arts : Focus on Museum Education and Interpretation
The author describes her internship in the Interpretation Department at the Detroit Institute of Arts, focusing on her work with digital interpretive projects.