bringing identity to life

Jan 14, 01:14 PM // Comment // Filed under:
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"To affect the quality of the day . . . "

Jan 5, 01:14 PM // Comment // Filed under:

“It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look. To affect the quality of the day– that is the highest of the arts.”
-Henry David Thoreau

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Guerilla art resources

Jan 5, 12:50 PM // Comment [1] // Filed under:
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12/18 Note

Jan 5, 12:47 PM // Comment // Filed under:

What if it builds over time? Organically?

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The duel(ality?)

Jan 5, 12:41 PM // // Filed under:

There are two essential pieces to my concept of emergence that cannot be forgone during the thesis process– 1) that which embraces the immediacy and 2) that which allows for continual adaptation and responsive change.

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in here / out there

Dec 11, 01:24 PM // // Filed under:

in here / out there logoContinuing in the vein of drawing attention to the U bubble and interrupting routine, I’ve been thinking about some way to draw attention to the differences we feel between academia and the ‘real world.’ Especially in the college of design, where we’re wanting to service ‘real people’ and create designs that speak or otherwise improve our artifactual world, it’s important to check ourselves with the facts and fight against the blur.

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emergence is change.

Dec 10, 08:14 PM // // Filed under:

Original emergent identityThe words that keep cycling through my head as I think about emergence are patterns, adaptation, and change. As I think about my previous pieces that I felt showcased “emergence” in some way, shape, or form, I thought about my inspirational piece, “Emergent Identity” that I designed 2 years ago as an interactive installation. Something I had been interested in, but haven’t thought about recently is how public art can be used to interrupt the everyday and affect change– creating an opportunity to design emergence where it isn’t happening and affect social change by breaking the pattern or otherwise altering the expected situation.

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