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Time With The Sky = 與天度日, Carol ARCHER, Kit KELEN 2010 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Time With The Sky = 與天度日, Carol Archer, Kit Kelen

Research Expression through Art : Visual Studies Faculty

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Time with the Sky | 與天度日 is an art and poetry collaboration by Carol Archer and Christopher (Kit) Kelen, a creative team who have been active in the visual arts and poetry communities of Hong Kong and Macao since 1998.

Time with the Sky | 與天度日 comprises a series of charcoal and mixed media drawings on paper and a poem in twelve parts. Art and text are presented together as both exhibition and publication. The collaboration originates from time spent in art practice in Australia. In July 2009, Archer and Kelen each had artist’s residencies at Bundanon, the ...


Pathos, Fall 2010, Portland State University. Student Publications Board 2010 Portland State University

Pathos, Fall 2010, Portland State University. Student Publications Board

Pathos

Editor: Joel Eisenhower

Issue 13


Sexuality, Exoticism, And Iconoclasm In The Media Age: The Strange Case Of The Buddha Bikini, James Shields 2010 Bucknell University

Sexuality, Exoticism, And Iconoclasm In The Media Age: The Strange Case Of The Buddha Bikini, James Shields

Faculty Contributions to Books

No abstract provided.


馬家寶之藝術, Ni Na, Camellia NG 2010 Chinese University of Hong Kong

馬家寶之藝術, Ni Na, Camellia Ng

Theses & Dissertations

馬家寶(1925-1985)是1949 年後香港第一代油畫家,他活 躍於五十年代中至八十年代中的香港畫壇,以寫實風格的油畫著稱。 傳統藝術史一直關注代表不同地區及時代的主流藝術風格,而六十至 七十年代的港英政府和社會大眾均較為注重現代主義藝術的發展,馬 氏寫實風格的藝術創作與之相比有點守舊,所以他的藝術一直未能得 到研究香港史的學者和藝術家們足夠的關注和深入的研究。

雖然從傳統藝術史的角度來看,馬家寶的藝術只是六十至七 十年代少數、不具代表性的藝術創作,但是從藝術社會學和意識形態 學看來,驅使馬家寶畢生採用寫實的形式來創作藝術,和社會環境對 他的藝術創作所造成的影響,卻是個值得探索的問題。因此,此次研 究會將馬氏之藝術按時序分為三個階段,結合歷史、文化和社會背景 並進行對比,從而探索他堅持以寫實風格為終生藝術創作形式的原 因、藝術的觀點和藝術的追求。籍著對馬家寶藝術的個案研究,希望 本論文能為關注香港本地藝術發展史的學者和藝術家,提供一份參 考,從一個新的角度回顧及審視香港藝術史。


John Cushnie: Greying The Grey, Matthew Ryan Smith 2010 The University of Western Ontario

John Cushnie: Greying The Grey, Matthew Ryan Smith

Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

Paintings are not talking heads. They can produce a conversation, an interaction, an exchange. They ask us to listen with our eyes, to feel the space between us, to project ourselves. The paintings in Eidolon Prospects aim for a mutual exchange, a reciprocal relationship — they push us to face our uncertainty, to work at them, to reconsider their visuality, to tap into their manipulation of materials. Their material and pigment are rendered as voices, and in their silent speech, the paintings come to haunt us. John [Cushnie]’s paintings disturb, incite and ambiguate.


"Play Along" With The Authors: Half-Life 2, Bioshock, And Video Game Narrative, Samy Masadi 2010 Rhode Island College

"Play Along" With The Authors: Half-Life 2, Bioshock, And Video Game Narrative, Samy Masadi

Honors Projects Overview

Applies narrative analysis to two story-based video games, Half-Life 2 and BioShock, arguing that such games combine traditional narrative elements in innovative ways. Includes discussion of narratology, ludology, and game narrative theory.


Autobiography And The Family Frame: Jaret Belliveau's “Dominion Street” At Gallery Tpw, Matthew Ryan Smith 2010 University of Western Ontario

Autobiography And The Family Frame: Jaret Belliveau's “Dominion Street” At Gallery Tpw, Matthew Ryan Smith

Matthew Ryan Smith, Ph.D.

Documented over a period of five years, “Dominion Street” presents a visual narrative of love, loss, and life encapsulated within an East Coast milieu. Privy to the Belliveau family’s emotional and physical plights, the artist utilizes an autobiographic frame offering up strikingly informal glimpses of his family.


Walk-In Tuen Mun, Ying Chi, Stella TANG 2010 Lingnan University

Walk-In Tuen Mun, Ying Chi, Stella Tang

Artists-in-Residence Programme : Exhibition Catalogues

A Residency Project by Tang Ying Chi

The project was started with one photographic image of a Tuen Mun street scene. The image was then saved to the computer and projected onto a small canvas with a projector. Students, staff and visitors from Lingnan University were invited to visit the studio and trace the projected images using acrylic paints. These participants came at different times and worked individually or with others who were known or unknown to them. There was no requirement or experience needed for the participation; and it was also unnecessary to have any personal reaction to the ...


Breathe... Keep Breathing., Shaun C. Kiel 2010 University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Breathe... Keep Breathing., Shaun C. Kiel

Theses, Dissertations, and Student Creative Activity, School of Art, Art History and Design

I work with short-duration seamless video loops. My work simultaneously depicts and emulates the material composition of time, specifically how action composes time and how time can compose or construct objects.

My work is self-reflexive. Self-reflexive means that a product actively considers or examines its own production. In video this means breaking either the illusion of depicted time as real time or the illusion of the depicted image as real space. Video loops are self-reflexive by function. Their periodic recurrence points out the artifact of the medium.

The periodic recurrence of video loops also changes the narrative quality of the ...


The Relationship Among Beginning And Advanced American Sign Language Students And Credentialed Interpreters Across Two Domains Of Visual Imagery: Vividness And Manipulation, Linda Stauffer 2010 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Relationship Among Beginning And Advanced American Sign Language Students And Credentialed Interpreters Across Two Domains Of Visual Imagery: Vividness And Manipulation, Linda Stauffer

Theses and Dissertations

Given the visual-gestural nature of ASL it is reasonable to assume that visualization abilities may be one predictor of aptitude for learning ASL. This study tested a hypothesis that visualization abilities are a foundational aptitude for learning a signed language and that measurements of these skills will increase as students progress from beginning ASL students to advanced language learners and, ultimately to credentialed interpreters. Participants in this study consisted of 90 beginning and 66 advanced ASL students in five interpreter education programs in four southern states along with 68 credentialed interpreters. Students and interpreters were administered the Vividness of Visual ...


Inaugural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest A Success, 2010 Kennesaw State University

Inaugural Georgia Libraries Photo Contest A Success

Georgia Library Quarterly

The article announces the winners of the 2010 Georgia Libraries Photo Contest.


An Introduction To The Graphic Novel, Vicky Maloy 2010 Mount Mercy College

An Introduction To The Graphic Novel, Vicky Maloy

B Sides

This is a slide show from a presentation, "An Introduction to the Graphic Novel." The presentation covered the definition of a graphic novel, how to read a graphic novel, the history of graphic novels, and suggested further readings.


Pathos, Spring 2010, Portland State University. Student Publications Board 2010 Portland State University

Pathos, Spring 2010, Portland State University. Student Publications Board

Pathos

Editors: Joel Eisenhower and Richard Hernandez

Issue 12


Juvenescence: Photographs By Jordan Lutes, Jordan Lutes 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Juvenescence: Photographs By Jordan Lutes, Jordan Lutes

Art and Design

Shot entirely on expired 35mm film, Juvenescence explores the life of youths on the central coast of California. Research was done on how to alter film and gain color-shifts to better depict moods and lifestyles in the images.


Out Of Thin Air : Collaborative And Solo Work = 憑空而來 : 合作及個人畫展, Carol ARCHER 2010 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

Out Of Thin Air : Collaborative And Solo Work = 憑空而來 : 合作及個人畫展, Carol Archer

Research Expression through Art : Visual Studies Faculty

The works in this exhibition are part of two larger series of work, both of which are ongoing: the Reciprocal Interference project (互涉) and Time with the Sky (與天共度的時光).

The Reciprocal Interference project consists of two-person collaborative works by Carol Archer and artist-friends Sue Rawlinson, Sue Taylor, Johanna Trainor (Australia), Mary Grehan (Ireland) and Even Mak (Hong Kong). The Time with the Sky series of charcoal and watercolour drawings was begun during Archer’s residency at Bundanon, Australia in July 2009. Australian artist Arthur Boyd and his family gave their home, a splendid property on the banks of the Shoalhaven ...


Designing, Producing And Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashion In Canada, Cory Willmott 2010 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Designing, Producing And Enacting Nationalisms: Contemporary Amerindian Fashion In Canada, Cory Willmott

Cory A. Willmott

Today, generations after the adoption of European styles, Amerindian peoples’ everyday clothing is almost indistinguishable from that of other residents of North America. Until recently their culturally distinct clothing has been mainly reserved for ceremonial occasions such as powwows and religious rituals. This bifurcation of clothing styles and contexts parallels the dichotomy between ‘traditional’ and ‘assimilated’ Native identity that has been imposed by the dominant society. The dichotomy is a double bind: adopting ‘traditional’ identities, Native peoples are cast into a static ahistorical frame, while appearing ‘assimilated’ erases cultural distinctiveness. In both cases, Native peoples cannot effectively stake claims to ...


Still Figures: Photography, Modernity And Gender In Neera’S Fotografie Matrimoniali, Silvia Valisa 2010 Florida State University

Still Figures: Photography, Modernity And Gender In Neera’S Fotografie Matrimoniali, Silvia Valisa

Silvia Valisa

This essay discusses author Neera's early novel "Fotografie matrimoniali" (1883) in light of its ambiguous engagement with modernity. I argue that modernity takes on different meanings and ideological connotations in the text, in particular in its discussion of gender, while participating in a nationalist rhetoric that simultaneously gives room to and ‘frames’ its female subjects. I thus investigate how the representation of gender roles is impacted by the changes brought forward by modernity, and discuss whether Neera’s formal (photographic) choice succeeds in opening a different narrative and ideological space.


What Ever Happened To Ernst Barlach? East German Political Monuments And The Art Of Resistance, Kristine Nielsen 2010 Illinois Wesleyan University

What Ever Happened To Ernst Barlach? East German Political Monuments And The Art Of Resistance, Kristine Nielsen

Kristine Nielsen

No abstract provided.


Identidades Por Negociar: La Presentación De La Piel Humana En La Fotografía De René Peña., Ilka Kressner 2010 University at Albany, State University of New York

Identidades Por Negociar: La Presentación De La Piel Humana En La Fotografía De René Peña., Ilka Kressner

Languages, Literatures and Cultures Faculty Scholarship

This paper analyzes several works by Cuban photographer René Peña from the point of view of his depiction of the human skin. Peña, one of Cuba’s most renowned photographers, with an impressive list of exhibits in Cuba, the US, and Europe, became known as an artist of sharp and formalistic black and white photographs, mostly focusing on the human body. Through his idiosyncratic staging and estranging juxtapositions on the photographic paper, Peña’s work is never solely artistic: it challenges for instance the binary opposition between black and white, the concept of fixed sexualities, or the process of aging ...


Dislocations: Participatory Media With Refugees In Malta And Ireland, Anthony Haughey 2010 Dublin Institute of Technology

Dislocations: Participatory Media With Refugees In Malta And Ireland, Anthony Haughey

Books/Book chapters

Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea between North Africa and Europe, a receiving country for significant inward migration. For most migrants the goal is to reach mainland Europe. However, every year a significant number of smuggler boats inadvertently drift into Maltese territorial waters often in severe distress, resulting in rescue by the Maltese Navy and an uncertain future.

Whilst working in Malta I was struck by the similarities between Ireland and Malta. Both islands’ are peripheral locations on the western and southern edges of Europe. Historically both countries have experienced significant outward migration of its citizens who live all ...


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