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Art, Attention, And Consciousness: An Experiment In Experiential Painting, Ben Drewry, Johannes Kohler Sep 2015

Art, Attention, And Consciousness: An Experiment In Experiential Painting, Ben Drewry, Johannes Kohler

Kaleidoscope

A “transformation of perception” is investigated by looking both at the interrelationship among art, attention, and consciousness and by looking into their common origin. The role attention plays in consciousness is considered. A new model of consciousness is summarized that claims that attention is the primary factor in creating consciousness, and posits a prereflective self prior to all perceptual experience. This model is compared to states of pure consciousness described by Eastern sages, and the role attention plays in achieving those states is examined. Our experiment in experiential painting is described, and we then attempt to tie together the three ...


2015 Forces, Scott Yarbrough May 2015

2015 Forces, Scott Yarbrough

Forces

No abstract provided.


Dreaming In Chiapas, Eileen Smith-Cavros Feb 2015

Dreaming In Chiapas, Eileen Smith-Cavros

Quadrivium: A Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship

A painting inspired by the girls of Chiapas, Mexico.


Path To Phd, Muthanna Yaqoob Jan 2015

Path To Phd, Muthanna Yaqoob

The Hilltop Review

This painting depicts two young couples flying in the garden of life on paths of their dreams to reach their goal seen as a bright light in the top right corner of the painting. The couple here resembles myself as a graduate student following my aspirations to graduate and take my PhD resembled in the bright light along with my wife that is my supporter and soulmate.


Little "Sister", Raina Khatri Jan 2015

Little "Sister", Raina Khatri

The Hilltop Review

My mom always called our family poodle my "little sister." Last fall at the age of sixteen she had to be put down, and I was unable to get away from school to be there for her. Instead I took time from my science education PhD work to draw this tribute to her. This portrait, in marker, shows her grey hair, cataracts, and playful stance, even at the end. Life events happen during PhD work, and it is critical to find balance between honoring the past and respecting your future.


Flow, Christina G. Collins Jan 2015

Flow, Christina G. Collins

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.