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An Exploration Of Alternative Processes In Photography, Stephanie Spyker 2018 The University of Akron

An Exploration Of Alternative Processes In Photography, Stephanie Spyker

Honors Research Projects

It is hard to believe that life on Earth is the only life out there. All the photographs in this project relate back to this idea. While exploring this idea, I was also faced with the challenge of exploring alternative processes in photography. I experimented with ziatype, tintype, and gum bichromate. It is important to note that these processes are very different than traditional silver gelatin prints in that they aren’t perfect, and each print is unique and different.

The ziatype images all relate to the famous abduction case of Betty and Barney Hill. The couple was driving home ...


[For The System, Alternate Title: If It Sort Of Looks Like A Duck: Reflecting On Bad Photographs And Chains Of Custody], Jodi Kearns, Brian C. O'Connor 2017 University of Akron

[For The System, Alternate Title: If It Sort Of Looks Like A Duck: Reflecting On Bad Photographs And Chains Of Custody], Jodi Kearns, Brian C. O'Connor

Proceedings from the Document Academy

Though the system will not permit it, our abstract is an out-of-focus photograph of ducks at 1900 pixels wide and black and white, which is approximately 20% the size of the original color photograph we use for our title. By most technical standards, it is a bad picture. Straightening the horizon, cropping the image to emphasize the two foremost ducks, brightening the image to highlight the feet, and adding a caption that indicates activity might yield a “better” picture for some viewers. This piece captures nearly 20 years of conversations about good and bad pictures, and continues the conversation from ...


Regarding Aid: The Photographic Situation Of Humanitarianism, Sonya de Laat 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Regarding Aid: The Photographic Situation Of Humanitarianism, Sonya De Laat

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Since the invention of photography, the medium has played an increasingly central role in shaping spectators’ imagination of distant suffering and calamitous experiences. The discourse of humanitarianism has evolved alongside photography and has relied on the medium to give it shape. Indeed, humanitarianism is and always has been a photographic situation, which is to say, photography has played and continues to play a significant role in constituting the very terms of humanitarianism, including how it is referenced, conceived, understood, and practiced. This dissertation is concerned with the historical role of photography in shaping the humanitarian imagination, as well as the ...


How Useful Is Gsv As An Environmental Observation Tool? An Analysis Of The Evidence So Far., Katherine Nesse, Leah Airt 2017 Seattle Pacific University

How Useful Is Gsv As An Environmental Observation Tool? An Analysis Of The Evidence So Far., Katherine Nesse, Leah Airt

SPU Works

Researchers in many disciplines have turned to Google Street View to replace pedestrian- or carbased in-person observation of streetscapes. It is most prevalent within the research literature on the relationship between neighborhood environments and public health but has been used as diverse as disaster recovery, ecology and wildlife habitat, and urban design. Evaluations of the tool have found that the results of GSV-based observation are similar to the results from in-person observation although the similarity depends on the type of characteristic being observed. Larger, permanent and discrete features showed more consistency between the two methods and smaller, transient and judgmental ...


Fair Winners, Tara Thompson 2017 Collin College

Fair Winners, Tara Thompson

Tara Thompson

Original artwork and photographs entered at the Fannin County Fair.


From The Midwest, Ronald R. Geibert 2017 Wright State University

From The Midwest, Ronald R. Geibert

Ronald Geibert

From the Midwest presents the insightful views of life in Japan and Germany by Ohioian photographer Ron Geibert. The Dayton Art Institute book features color pictures of ceremonies, children at play, and landscapes. Includes critical analysis by former Seattle Art Museum curator Rod Slemmons


Reflections On A Lifetime Of Reading, Frederick W. Guyette Mr. 2017 Erskine College and Seminary

Reflections On A Lifetime Of Reading, Frederick W. Guyette Mr.

South Carolina Libraries

Here I give an account of my life as a reader. The first books I remember enjoying are those that were read aloud on Captain Kangaroo, such as Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, The Story about Ping, and Stone Soup. When I was a little older, in school we learned about science and current events from the stories in Weekly Reader. This was followed by an interest in baseball and the sports page in the local newspaper. In high school, I was more interested in films than books, but “visual literacy” has it place in life, too. My reading ...


Desert Pool {If Every Desert Was Once A Sea}, Karen Miranda Abel 2017 York University

Desert Pool {If Every Desert Was Once A Sea}, Karen Miranda Abel

The Goose

Desert Pool {If every desert was once a sea} is a site-specific art project by Canadian artist Karen Miranda Abel completed in 2016 while artist-in-residence at Joya: arte + ecología, an arts-led research centre situated in an alpine desert within a national park in southern Spain. The elemental installation represents an envisioning of the ancient sea that occupied the Sierra de María-Los Vélez Natural Park millions of years before the current desert ecology, a time when its highest mountain peaks may have been islands.


Ahead Of Her Time: The Life And Work Of Nancy Hemenway Barton, University of New England Art Gallery, Hemenway Foundation 2017 University of New England

Ahead Of Her Time: The Life And Work Of Nancy Hemenway Barton, University Of New England Art Gallery, Hemenway Foundation

Exhibition Catalogues

Ahead of Her Time: The Life and Work of Nancy Hemenway Barton is the catalogue from the Portland Campus UNE Art Gallery’s September 28, 2017 - December 20, 2017 exhibition of curated artwork by Nancy Hemenway Barton.

Curated by Anne B. Zill and members of the Barton family, the exhibition is a major retrospective of one of the 20th century’s most creative and multi-faceted artists, featuring Hemenway Barton’s early watercolors, portraits and oils as well as her textile designs, wall hangings and three-dimensional art forms. Also included are examples of her journals, poetry, videos, art materials and memorabilia ...


Guide To The Archie Lieberman Collection, College Archives & Special Collections 2017 Columbia College Chicago

Guide To The Archie Lieberman Collection, College Archives & Special Collections

Finding Aids

This guide describes the organization and scope of the Archie Lieberman archival collection, housed within the College Archives & Special Collections at Columbia College Chicago. Archie Lieberman (1926-2008) was a photographer for magazines, advertising, and corporations.


The Tapestry Of Memory, Kathryn M. Lawson 2017 The University of Western Ontario

The Tapestry Of Memory, Kathryn M. Lawson

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Rationality points to the complete annihilation and end of a life when the body perishes, and yet when a loved one dies we continue to experience that person in a myriad of ways. The focus of this thesis will be a phenomenological exploration of the earthly afterlife of those we have loved and lost. By positing the subject as always intersubjective and as temporal in nature, this thesis will investigate how we continue to create and interact with the deceased upon the earth. In the introduction, this work will be placed in the context of the phenomenological tradition. The first ...


Traces Of The (Un)Familiar : Family, Identity, And The Return Of The Repressed In The Photographs Of Ralph Eugene Meatyard., Hunter Martin Kissel 2017 University of Louisville

Traces Of The (Un)Familiar : Family, Identity, And The Return Of The Repressed In The Photographs Of Ralph Eugene Meatyard., Hunter Martin Kissel

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis explores the ways in which photographs by Ralph Eugene Meatyard provoke the uncanny—or Das unheimlich as Freud originally wrote in 1919—by breaking from conventions of mid-twentieth century family photography often utilized to establish and maintain genealogical unity. Meatyard’s photographs of his family and friends are accentuated by blurring techniques, prolonged exposures, and the incorporation of dime-store masks, and as a result depict moments when reality is disrupted by the return of repressed material from childhood. For a multitude of reasons, Meatyard’s photographs elicit comparisons to Surrealist photography as well as certain American modernists who ...


Es-Sen-Tial, Lyn A. Govette 2017 East Tennessee State University

Es-Sen-Tial, Lyn A. Govette

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is in support of the exhibition entitled ES-SEN-TIAL on display in Tipton Gallery located in Downtown Johnson City from February 27, 2017 to March 10, 2017.

The exhibition is a presentation in fiber medium of the human impact on the landscape, specifically using the extractive industry of coal mining as example. This is accomplished through the use of digital imagery printed on textiles, hand and machine embroidery, and surface design techniques of dyeing and layering. This body of work reflects the artist’s interest in art activism and the utilization of photography, fiber arts, ideas and techniques, as ...


Dotphotozine Issue 7, August 2017, Students of the CSUSB Art Department, Thomas McGovern 2017 California State University, San Bernardino

Dotphotozine Issue 7, August 2017, Students Of The Csusb Art Department, Thomas Mcgovern

Dotphotozine

No abstract provided.


The Perfect Storm: The Convergence Of Social, Mobile And Photo Technologies In Libraries, Wendy Abbott, Jessie Donaghey, Joanna Hare, Peta J. Hopkins 2017 Bond University

The Perfect Storm: The Convergence Of Social, Mobile And Photo Technologies In Libraries, Wendy Abbott, Jessie Donaghey, Joanna Hare, Peta J. Hopkins

Wendy Abbott

The intersection of mobile and photographic technologies with social networks has produced platforms such as Instagram. The way libraries are using these platforms has not been investigated in depth. This research aims to discover trends in the use of Instagram by libraries, reporting on selected libraries’ experiences and intentions behind capturing and sharing images on Instagram. Recommendations will be made on how librarians can transform relationships and engagement with their communities through mobile photo sharing, taking advantage of ‘the perfect storm’ of technological convergence.


Design Plan For The Sawmill Town History Wing At The Texas Forestry Museum, Kendall D. Gay 2017 Stephen F Austin State University

Design Plan For The Sawmill Town History Wing At The Texas Forestry Museum, Kendall D. Gay

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Texas Forestry Museum in Lufkin, Texas is the only forestry museum in the state. It preserves artifacts and educates visitors about Texas’ forest industry history. The museum has a Sawmill Town History Wing that is outdated and in need of a refreshing exhibit design based on current best practices. Using a previous museum audit as a guide, the new exhibit will have better flow, panel aesthetics, content, and interactive elements. By creating a new exhibit, the museum is better able to educate and entertain the visitors about Texas’ forest industry history.


Envisioned Simplicity, Karen Dempsey 2017 Governors State University

Envisioned Simplicity, Karen Dempsey

All Student Theses

This dissertation accompanies compilation of my thesis work, consisting of a succession of digital photographs printed on canvas. Within the dissertation, I summarize the theoretical, historical, and applicable influences that have affected the production of my images. I contend that the digital photographic process is the dominant component in my works, and describe how it has developed and evolved in a contemplative approach throughout the growth of my thesis work. The progression of capturing my body of work was enabled through continuous practice and guidance by those responsible for furthering my studies as an artist. The dissertation moves to explore ...


The Private Library Of Eric Blair, Ronald R. Geibert 2017 Wright State University

The Private Library Of Eric Blair, Ronald R. Geibert

Ronald Geibert

Today is often labeled as the Information Age. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, we are inundated with pictures, video, sound, and text. DSL, cable, cell-phones, fax machines, satellite radio, and other technologies keep us instantly in touch with events. To be "connected" is to be seen as contemporary and knowledgeable.

Unfortunately, this instant access is not without risk. Much of this immediate information is unfiltered, untested, and, on occasions, suspect. The anonymous Internet "expert" that is quoted might no more be an expert than your next-door neighbor (in fact, that web site might just be the creation ...


Parents, Ronald R. Geibert 2017 Wright State University

Parents, Ronald R. Geibert

Ronald Geibert

Parents bears witness to the profundity of that first and possibly foremost relationship in our lives: that which we share with our parents. Photographically derived works by Linda Connor, Duane Michals, and Larry Sultan, among others, and selected writings in eight-four oversized pages. Augment with camera interviews of Ann Fessler, Tony Mendoza, Adina Sabghir, and Larry Sultan.


Presentation On Countering Stryker's Punch, Michael J. Bennett 2017 University of Connecticut - Storrs

Presentation On Countering Stryker's Punch, Michael J. Bennett

UConn Library Presentations

Presentation made at the 2017 Cultural Heritage Imaging Professionals Conference, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, on July 11, 2017.


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