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Deconstructing Cultural Values Of Products: Implications For Sustainable Design, Tejas Dhadphale 2017 Iowa State University

Deconstructing Cultural Values Of Products: Implications For Sustainable Design, Tejas Dhadphale

Tejas Dhadphale

In a global era where products are reaching across international boundaries, designers are increasingly challenged to design for diverse cultural context. Designers are agents of cultural change and should be cognizant of the impact their products have on local markets. The key for developing culturally appropriate products lies in understanding how cultural objects acquire and communicate cultural meanings. The goal of this paper is to deconstruct and categorize cultural meanings associated with objects and highlight the key determinants that contribute to cultural values. Cultural product images and phrases were analysed using a four-layered model for classifying cultural meanings. Participants were ...


Mdocs Poster- 2017-12-06, Wspn An Alternative History, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster- 2017-12-06, Wspn An Alternative History, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Poster-2017-11-12, Pass The Mic, Op Excellence: Stories In Color, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-11-12, Pass The Mic, Op Excellence: Stories In Color, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

Join Pass the Mic as we dedicate a night to celebrate the excellence and talent of documentary storytellers who are also shining members of the Opportunity Program community. In honor of their powerful work as filmmakers and photographers, there will be a screening of their pieces and a discussion afterwards, led by our very own co-hosts, Cristal and Bri. We hope to see you there!

Featured works of the night:

A Black Womyns’ self-esteem is terrorized before she is even made aware that she has one. "The Miseducation of the Black Womyn", directed by Maryam Dewitt '18, is a three-part ...


Deconstructing Cultural Values Of Products: Implications For Sustainable Design, Tejas Dhadphale 2017 Iowa State University

Deconstructing Cultural Values Of Products: Implications For Sustainable Design, Tejas Dhadphale

Industrial Design Conference Presentations, Posters and Proceedings

In a global era where products are reaching across international boundaries, designers are increasingly challenged to design for diverse cultural context. Designers are agents of cultural change and should be cognizant of the impact their products have on local markets. The key for developing culturally appropriate products lies in understanding how cultural objects acquire and communicate cultural meanings. The goal of this paper is to deconstruct and categorize cultural meanings associated with objects and highlight the key determinants that contribute to cultural values. Cultural product images and phrases were analysed using a four-layered model for classifying cultural meanings. Participants were ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-10-24, Hi-Phi Nation With Barry Lam, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-10-24, Hi-Phi Nation With Barry Lam, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

Philosophy through Sound and Story: Hi-Phi Nation with Barry Lam

Tue, October 24 @ 7pm, Davis Aud

Hi-Phi Nation is the first sound and story-driven show about philosophy, weaving philosophy with narrative storytelling, investigative journalism, and sound design. The first season was produced out of Duke University on the Humanities Writ-Large Fellowship by Barry Lam, associate professor of Philosophy at Vassar College. Now in its second season, Every Hi-Phi Nation episode begins with a story from everyday life, current events, the law, history, science, or the arts, and pulls the big ideas of philosophy out of the story.

Barry Lam is ...


Mdocs Publication-2017-10-13, Documentary On Human Trafficking Screened At Bow Tie Cinema, Wendy Liberatore 2017 The Times Union

Mdocs Publication-2017-10-13, Documentary On Human Trafficking Screened At Bow Tie Cinema, Wendy Liberatore

MDOCS Publications

"Documentary on human trafficking to be screened at Bow Tie Criterion"

The Times Union

October 23, 2017

Author: Wendy Liberatore


Mdocs Publication-2017-10-22, Saratoga Springs Conference, Staff Report 2017 The Saratogian

Mdocs Publication-2017-10-22, Saratoga Springs Conference, Staff Report

MDOCS Publications

"Saratoga Springs conference, film screening to target sex trafficking"

The Saratogian

October 22, 2017

Author: Staff Report


Mdocs Poster-2017-10-19, The Video Interview Workshop, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-10-19, The Video Interview Workshop, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

Master Class: The Video Interview

Thu, October 19, 4-6pm, Lib 113

Learn how to set up a video interview. Work with MDOCS instructor Ron Taylor from Skidmore Media Services to learn everything from a three-point lighting set-up to the basics of running a DSLR camera.

This is a hands-on workshop open to anyone in the Skidmore community.

This hands-on training session is a must-have knowledge base for all students planning on creating media work now and in the future Hosted by Media & Film Studies and MDOCS.


Mdocs Postcard-2017-10-18, Networking Night, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Postcard-2017-10-18, Networking Night, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Poster-2017-10-13, Poster Design 101 Workshop, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-10-13, Poster Design 101 Workshop, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

Poster Design 101

Li 113

Friday, October 13, 2017

2:00pm-3:00pm

An intro to Adobe InDesign- Learn how to catch more eyes in Case Walkway!


The Culturator: Film Noir Meets Bike Culture, Daniel Dean 2017 Marshall University

The Culturator: Film Noir Meets Bike Culture, Daniel Dean

Daniel Dean

Part of this weekend’s nuit blanche Northern Spark festival, project Mobile Experiential Cinema invites goers to embark on a rambling, bicycle-mounted, multi-location cinematic experience that blends bike culture with locally-bred film. Created by artists Daniel Dean and Ben Moren, the project launched alongside the inaugural Northern Spark fest last year as an interactive projected film-focused group ride featuring live performance elements and urban exploration embodying all plot twists and theatrical curve balls we’ve come to expect from the mystery genre. We caught up with Mobile Experiential Cinema collaborators Dean and Moren to chat about the project’s creation ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-10-10, Untouchable, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-10-10, Untouchable, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

"Untouchable" Film Screening with Meerkat Media

Tue, October 10 @ 6:30pm, Emerson Aud

Followed by a panel discussion led by Meerkat Media

ABOUT THE FILM:

When the most powerful lobbyist in Florida discovers that the nanny has sexually abused his daughter, he harnesses his extraordinary political power to pass the toughest sex offender laws in the nation. UNTOUCHABLE chronicles his crusade, and its impact on the lives of several of the 800,000 people forced to live under the kinds of laws he has championed.


Mdocs Poster-2017-10-05, States Of Incarceration Poetry Lab, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-10-05, States Of Incarceration Poetry Lab, Jordana Dym, Jesse Wakeman

MDOCS Publications

POETRY LAB with Cara Benson, Sean Dalpiaz, and Johnny Perez Thursday, October 5, 7 p.m., Atrium

Join Cara Benson, a Skidmore graduate who offered poetry classes at Mount McGregor for eight years, for an evening of poetry-making and sharing. Former students Sean Dalpiaz and Johnny Perez join her.

Benson earned an MFA in creative writing from Goddard College and teaches creative writing in the graduate program at Prescott College and is program manager for the Millay Colony for the Arts. She has been a visiting writer for the New York State Writers Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, Evergreen ...


Mdocs Trifold-Fall 2017, Faculty Resources, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Trifold-Fall 2017, Faculty Resources, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

No abstract provided.


Mdocs Poster-Fall 2017, Course List, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-Fall 2017, Course List, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

MDOCS Fall 2017 Courses:


DS 110B: Storytelling Video

DS 113A: Storytelling Interview

DS 116A: Storytelling: Map Design & Spatial Visualization

DS 116B: Persuasive Interactive Media Design

DS 210: Intro to Audio Documentary

DS 251C: Documentary Storytelling

DS 251C: Documentary & Narrative Screenwriting

DS 381A: Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project: The WSPN Story


Pinpoint Magazine: A Student’S Guide To Preparing For A Career In Design, Hannah Blankenship 2017 Liberty University

Pinpoint Magazine: A Student’S Guide To Preparing For A Career In Design, Hannah Blankenship

Senior Honors Theses

Pinpoint magazine’s purpose is to inspire and educate design students in their path toward a design career. Pinpoint is a magazine that features articles filled with insight and practical advice about entering the design industry. The information gathered is presented in a printed magazine format that will help college students pursuing degrees in art and design become informed about how to best pursue their career, how to navigate the world of design, and how to develop their design skills effectively. By reading a magazine filled with practical information on how to become a professional designer, design students will have ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, What Is Prison For? States Of Incarceration, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, What Is Prison For? States Of Incarceration, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

9 a.m.–noon MASS STORY LAB: What is a prison for? Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

Work alongside community members to collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Hear from storytellers who have been personally impacted by mass incarceration, and are interested in rehabilitation. Following the stories, audience members will be invited to participate in an interactive design process where community leaders and members collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Through facilitated dialogue, we will form connections to create healing, strengthen community, and increase civic engagement ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, States Of Incarceration September 30th Events, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-30, States Of Incarceration September 30th Events, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION, States of Incarceration Saturday, September 30

9 a.m.–noon MASS STORY LAB: What is a prison for? Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, second floor

Work alongside community members to collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Hear from storytellers who have been personally impacted by mass incarceration, and are interested in rehabilitation. Following the stories, audience members will be invited to participate in an interactive design process where community leaders and members collaborate on creative strategies to strengthen communities while improving our criminal justice system.

Through facilitated dialogue, we will form connections to ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-29, Mass Story Lab Workshop, Interviewing For Social Justice, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-29, Mass Story Lab Workshop, Interviewing For Social Justice, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

September 29, 2016, 10 a.m-–noon, LIB 113, Scribner Library

MASS STORY LAB WORKSHOP: Interviewing for Social Justice

In this two-hour workshop, Mass Story Lab founder Piper Anderson will provide guidance and an opportunity to practice interviewing and oral history skills when the goal is achieving social justice and the topics may be difficult or traumatic for participants and partners. Workshop will be held in LIB 113, Scribner Library.

Mass Story Lab is a participatory storytelling project designed by storyteller, educator, and cultural organizer Piper Anderson. Mass Story Lab aims to make stories an instrument of justice. In a ...


Mdocs Poster-2017-09-29, Ventana A Mi Comunidad, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym 2017 Skidmore College

Mdocs Poster-2017-09-29, Ventana A Mi Comunidad, Jesse Wakeman, Jordana Dym

MDOCS Publications

Eleuterio Martinez Ramirez: Doc Photo Exhibit

October 24, 2017

During the summer, dozens of Skidmore students undertake internships and other opportunities to advance their academic and other interests off campus. In summer 2017, the Megan McAdams-Roldán '08 award for International Community Service, which encourages students to recognize "the value of participating in a summer community service project abroad, " went for the first time to fund a homecoming 'abroad.' Eleuterio Martínez Ramírez applied for and was awarded funds to return to his home community in Mexico to begin to share the skills he had developed in Saratoga Springs as a photographer ...


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