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Matrix Of Delights, 2016 Vocational Training Council

Matrix Of Delights

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Using skills from the 21st century scholars are putting digital techniques to work in an effort to preserve the endangered artefacts of China's Dunhuang region, where the Mogao caverns represent one of the world's most important repositories of ancient art. As Daisy Zhong reports, part of their solution has been to digitally recreate the caves in Hong Kong.


The Tao Of Giving, 2016 Vocational Training Council

The Tao Of Giving

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

With help from HKDI, the Hong Kong Museum of Art has created a trail-blazing application that is set to galvanise the public's interest in its Xubaizhai Collection of traditional Chinese art.


Material Witness, 2016 Vocational Training Council

Material Witness

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Belgian designer Charles Kaisin works like a choreographer with a dancer, seeing endless possibilities of form and flow in a wide variety of materials, as he pushes the boundaries of what each one can achieve.


P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas 2016 Andrews University

P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas

Ariel Solis

The Cavan Burren is a plantation forest within the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark overlay along the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border. The exposure of Cavan Burren’s "relict landscape" resulted from a 2012 partial clear fell. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers in architecture, technology, ecology, fine arts, and archaeology investigated domestic architecture reflected in three stone configurations: circular/semicircular sites, rectangular sites, and tomb structures. We also investigated human action on pedestal boulders (PBs), which had been modified by sculpting, splitting, and cutting away. Our first goal was to show human action on structures by using ...


P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas 2016 Andrews University

P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas

Robin Johnson

The Cavan Burren is a plantation forest within the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark overlay along the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border. The exposure of Cavan Burren’s "relict landscape" resulted from a 2012 partial clear fell. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers in architecture, technology, ecology, fine arts, and archaeology investigated domestic architecture reflected in three stone configurations: circular/semicircular sites, rectangular sites, and tomb structures. We also investigated human action on pedestal boulders (PBs), which had been modified by sculpting, splitting, and cutting away. Our first goal was to show human action on structures by using ...


Thrills, Spills, And Unacknowledgments, Caitlin Aasen 2016 Washington University in St. Louis

Thrills, Spills, And Unacknowledgments, Caitlin Aasen

Graduate School of Art Theses

Through the use of stains, resulting from a process of water and pigments, I showcase the metaphorical importance of stains within our lives. Nature, the everyday, and our bodies have always been an inspiration to my process. Instances such as looking through car windows at the colors rushing past, becoming one, as I travel 60 miles per hour. These moments of moving colors that blur the line between object and pigment are where I find inspiration formally and conceptually. These instances of blurs happen constantly in our lives. Not just because we are moving so fast, but because we can ...


Mr. Jonathan P. Berger: Gentle Conflations, Jonathan Patrick Berger, Mr. Jonathan P. Berger 2016 Washington University in St. Louis

Mr. Jonathan P. Berger: Gentle Conflations, Jonathan Patrick Berger, Mr. Jonathan P. Berger

Graduate School of Art Theses

Sentimentality is a critical aspect of human existence because it is human-natural, agendered, and provides ground for gentle conflation of the domestic sphere and the roles within it. As an artist, I am able to utilize sentimentality to open possibilities and welcome, instead of molest, viewers into contemplation with the assumed norms of domesticity.

With its origins founded in the Age of Enlightenment, sentimentality was a praiseworthy endeavor, one based on intelligence and contemplation. I define sentimentality as the emotional intellect’s way of encoding or decoding the soft emotions surrounding and within objects, people, times or ideas. Soft emotions ...


Full Issue, The Anthology 2016 Winthrop University

Full Issue, The Anthology

The Anthology

This is the entirety of the 2015 Winthrop Anthology issue.


Interview Panel With Adam Erby, Emilie Johnson, And Teresa Teixeira, 2016 James Madison University

Interview Panel With Adam Erby, Emilie Johnson, And Teresa Teixeira

Madison Historical Review

No abstract provided.


The Paragon Concept, Dakota Burwell 2016 Winthrop University

The Paragon Concept, Dakota Burwell

The Anthology

Artwork


10, Shaneka King 2016 Georgia State University

10, Shaneka King

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Awareness Of Textile Recycling And Disposal Options, Hanna Hoch 2016 Iowa State University

Awareness Of Textile Recycling And Disposal Options, Hanna Hoch

Honors Projects and Posters

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, "(a)n estimated 12.4 million tons of foot-ware, clothing, and other non-durable textiles were generated in 2013," which constitutes "4.9 percent of total municipal solid waste" (U.S. EPA). This research will attempt to gauge levels of awareness in relation to textile disposal and recycling in two central Iowan communities: Ames (population - 61,792) and Des Moines (population - 207,510) (U.S. Census Bureau, 2013). The research will also collect data on initiative related to textile disposal and recycling, and disseminate similarities and differences between awareness and behavior. Following data ...


From Chinese Painting To Wearable Art: The Development Of Wearable Art Design Process Model And Evaluation Methods For Wearable Art Designers, Ling Zhang 2016 Iowa State University

From Chinese Painting To Wearable Art: The Development Of Wearable Art Design Process Model And Evaluation Methods For Wearable Art Designers, Ling Zhang

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Wearable art is “art composed of materials structured so they can be worn on the body and that exhibit visually exciting design elements and principles” (Bryant & Hoffman, 1994, P.86). It is a unique (Becker, 1987) and visible symbol that not only depicts the mood of a designer, but also communicates her/his belief, life style, culture, knowledge, and aesthetic tastes to the world. The goals of creating this wearable art collection were to: (a) incorporate traditional Chinese Xie Yi painting themes, ideals or motifs into modern fashion designs with the silhouettes of Western clothing through the use of a ...


The Future Of Arabic Music: No Sound Without Silence, Nesma Magdy Khodier VCUQ 2016 Virginia Commonwealth University

The Future Of Arabic Music: No Sound Without Silence, Nesma Magdy Khodier Vcuq

Theses and Dissertations

For centuries, Arabic music has been intrinsically linked to Arab culture and by extension bonded to the environmental landscape of the region, reflecting their emotions, moods, and behaviors. Numerous technological advancements in the latter half of the twentieth century, have greatly affected the rich legacy of Arabic music, significantly impacting the natural progression of traditional Arabic musical genres, scales, and instrumentation.

This thesis serves as an introduction to generative methods of music production, specifically music generated through gestures. Through generative music, and its unique ability to map gestures to different musical parameters, music can be produced using computer algorithms.

The ...


Out Of Site, But Not Out Of Mind: The Conservation And Display Of Ancient Roman Floor Mosaics In Situ And In Museums, Erin M. Hoey 2016 Scripps College

Out Of Site, But Not Out Of Mind: The Conservation And Display Of Ancient Roman Floor Mosaics In Situ And In Museums, Erin M. Hoey

Scripps Senior Theses

This thesis explores the display of Roman floor mosaics in museums and in situ. Taking the original mosaic to museums for display and protection, and replacing them on site with replicas, is best for the preservation of the original material and its context.


Laser Cutting And Etching Textiles And Apparel Design: An Experimental Study On The Implementation And Documentation Of Laser Cutting And Etching In The Apparel Design Creative Process, Whitney Marie Rorah 2016 Iowa State University

Laser Cutting And Etching Textiles And Apparel Design: An Experimental Study On The Implementation And Documentation Of Laser Cutting And Etching In The Apparel Design Creative Process, Whitney Marie Rorah

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Textile cutting is a standard pre-production stage in the apparel manufacturing process that has developed from a manual to a fully automated procedure in recent decades. Laser cutting technology has improved the efficiency and sustainability of cutting pattern markers on a large cutting scale, as well as the ability to cut intricate internal patterns and shapes on a smaller cutting scale. CO2 laser technology has been adopted by industry and academia professionals at an exponential rate, but standard material testing for cutting and etching different textiles has been minimally documented. There were three primary objectives that comprise the purpose of ...


Subsurface, Elizabeth J. Huhtala 2016 University of Montana

Subsurface, Elizabeth J. Huhtala

Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers

No abstract provided.


La Conservation Des Manuscrits De L’Afrique Sub-Saharienne.Pdf, Michaelle Biddle 2015 Wesleyan University

La Conservation Des Manuscrits De L’Afrique Sub-Saharienne.Pdf, Michaelle Biddle

Michaelle Biddle

Traduction "Conservation of sub-Saharan African Manuscripts", The Annual Review of Islam in Africa 2013-2014, 12/2, 61-68


Book Repair Basics For Libraries : Webinar, Peter Verheyen, Marianne Hanley 2015 Syracuse University

Book Repair Basics For Libraries : Webinar, Peter Verheyen, Marianne Hanley

Marianne Swanberry Hanley

This presentation familiarizes viewers with different aspects of circulating collections book repair for school, public, and academic library staff. It shows basic descriptions of techniques using images, and video. This presentation should not be construed as a how-to, hands-on workshop. Likewise, it is not aimed at the treatment of special collections items. Selected resources for training, both hands-on and online are provided at the end. This webinar was presented to ALA/Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Online. Sep. 14, 2011. Download below or view online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qWWnIHoRig.


P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas 2015 Andrews University

P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas

Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship

The Cavan Burren is a plantation forest within the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark overlay along the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border. The exposure of Cavan Burren’s "relict landscape" resulted from a 2012 partial clear fell. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers in architecture, technology, ecology, fine arts, and archaeology investigated domestic architecture reflected in three stone configurations: circular/semicircular sites, rectangular sites, and tomb structures. We also investigated human action on pedestal boulders (PBs), which had been modified by sculpting, splitting, and cutting away. Our first goal was to show human action on structures by using ...


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