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The Gridded Time Of Waiting; Or Is Not Aristotle’S Metaphysics; Or A Kind Of Idealist Trap; Or In My Secret Life, Olivia DiVecchia 2021 CUNY Hunter College

The Gridded Time Of Waiting; Or Is Not Aristotle’S Metaphysics; Or A Kind Of Idealist Trap; Or In My Secret Life, Olivia Divecchia

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

Theoretical musings, descriptions, articulations of process, quotations and anecdotes form a constellation of thoughts about the trappings of the grid, ontology, the subject, the window, translation and other things.


Maladaptive, Megan Thomas 2020 Utah State University

Maladaptive, Megan Thomas

All Graduate Plan B and other Reports

This ceramics MFA thesis presents themes of environmental and emotional transition through metaphorical bird imagery. The artist juxtaposes humans and ravens, who are capable of adapting to changing environments, with songbirds, who are less capable of surviving change. The artist asks viewers to consider the loss of ways of existing in the world that goes hand in hand with loss of biodiversity. Works include sculpture, sculptural and functional vessels, and drawings.


‘Written In A Fair Hand’: The Living Tradition Of Medieval Scripts In J.R.R. Tolkien’S Calligraphy, Eduardo B. Kumamoto 2020 Independent scholar

‘Written In A Fair Hand’: The Living Tradition Of Medieval Scripts In J.R.R. Tolkien’S Calligraphy, Eduardo B. Kumamoto

Journal of Tolkien Research

This paper examines J.R.R. Tolkien’s calligraphic work in the light of the medieval scripts that possibly or certainly inspired him, aiming to demonstrate how his art was informed by the philological and paleographical dimensions. At first, we explore the context in which Tolkien’s calligraphic skills flourished. After that, the influence of the Anglo-Saxon Square Minuscule, the Insular Half-uncial, and the Uncial scripts is investigated by means of examples taken from Tolkien’s illustrations and manuscripts. The impact of the English Carolingian Minuscule, via Edward Johnston’s Foundational Hand, is also discussed. In the last section, the ...


Grider, Dorothy, 1915-2012 (Mss 709), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives 2020 Western Kentucky University

Grider, Dorothy, 1915-2012 (Mss 709), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 709. Correspondence, papers, sketches, drawings, mockups and other artwork documenting the career of Bowling Green, Kentucky native Dorothy Grider, an artist and illustrator of greeting and playing cards, filmstrips, advertisements for magazines, and numerous activity, coloring and story books for children.


Designing The Artists’ Book: How Graphic Design Impacts The Photographic Portfolio, Nicole Kelly 2020 State University of New York College at Brockport

Designing The Artists’ Book: How Graphic Design Impacts The Photographic Portfolio, Nicole Kelly

Senior Honors Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to explore how graphic design and the artists’ book format can enhance and add meaning to a photographic portfolio. Today, we face a disconnect between an audience and digital portfolios. Artists’ books provide a way for artists to choose their materials, layout, and design in order to showcase their work. It is the audience interaction with the book that bridges the disconnect and allows for a personal connection between the viewer and the art. Throughout this project, I explore how the layout of the artists’ book and the pairing of image and text impacts ...


The Modes Of Intervention In Alvin Lucier’S I Am Sitting In A Room, Daniel Fox 2020 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

The Modes Of Intervention In Alvin Lucier’S I Am Sitting In A Room, Daniel Fox

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

Alvin Lucier’s I am sitting in a room (1969) is an icon of experimental music and sound art. The sizable literature addressing the aesthetic and philosophical implications of this piece rarely discusses the performance practice beyond what is indicated in the score itself. This is problematic for two reasons: 1) The meaning that is derived from the piece often hinges not just on what sounds are obtained, but on how they are obtained. 2) Over the past 50 years, changes in the performance practice have altered what constitutes the work: magnetic tape was used until 2000 when it was ...


Gautama Buddha: Illustration Of A Patient’S Vision, Haryashpal Bhullar 2020 Orange Park Medical Center

Gautama Buddha: Illustration Of A Patient’S Vision, Haryashpal Bhullar

HCA Healthcare Journal of Medicine

As a psychiatrist in training, I often have the privilege to connect with the unique thoughts and visions patients may be experiencing. The descriptions shared by one patient during my early psychiatry inpatient rotations stuck with me and eventually inspired me to pursue a residency in the field. While interviewing, she expressed a deep spirituality and often finding solace in the mindfulness teachings of Gautama Buddha whenever she was distressed. She would strengthen this coping mechanism by contemplating him sitting and meditating deeply, within a naturalistic setting, however struggled in describing exactly what she was imagining. I further gathered this ...


Synchrony: Music Of Sarah Weaver And Collaborations (2006–2019), Sarah Weaver 2020 NowNet Arts

Synchrony: Music Of Sarah Weaver And Collaborations (2006–2019), Sarah Weaver

Journal of Network Music and Arts

Synchrony is a prominent lens in works by composer Sarah Weaver and collaborations from the years 2006 to 2019 for solo, chamber, large ensemble, and network music pieces. “Synchrony,” defined as perceptual alignment of distributed time and space components, has a practical motivation for transcending both latency and technology mediation in the network music medium. Synchrony also functions as a deep realm of artistic expression for both network and localized music. This essay outlines the technological context of performances, artistic strategies for synchrony, examples from the pieces, and new directions for the work going forward.


Low-Latency Networked Music Collaborations: Does “Good Enough” Do Enough Good?, Gareth Dylan Smith, Zack Moir, Paul Ferguson, Gill Davies 2020 Boston University

Low-Latency Networked Music Collaborations: Does “Good Enough” Do Enough Good?, Gareth Dylan Smith, Zack Moir, Paul Ferguson, Gill Davies

Journal of Network Music and Arts

LoLa is a cutting-edge technology that enables low latency, real-time collaborations across vast distances using high-bandwidth, low-jitter networks. It has the capacity to transform how music is made and experienced. It has been utilized on a relatively small scale to date, primarily for teaching and performances associated with music colleges and concert halls. In this article we discuss various ways in which LoLa technology is “good enough” by describing examples of recent networked music performances “anchored” at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland. We discuss the ways in which processes and outcomes were “good enough” for the sound engineer, participating musicians, and ...


A Quantum-Classical Network For Beat-Making Performance, Scott Oshiro, Omar Costa Hamido 2020 Stanford University

A Quantum-Classical Network For Beat-Making Performance, Scott Oshiro, Omar Costa Hamido

Journal of Network Music and Arts

In recent years, quantum computing has emerged as the next frontier in computational and information technologies. Even though it has found potential applications in solving complex problems in fields such as chemistry, machine learning, and cryptography, among other fields, there has been little research conducted on its applications for music and acoustic technologies. This paper will discuss the use of a quantum internet protocol in the context of networked music performance in which quantum computing could play a role in processing musical data via a cloud-based music software application. We also propose an example model for a beat-making performance network ...


Purpose And Well-Being Through Administering Network Performances, Andrew McMillan, Fabio Morreale 2020 University of Auckland

Purpose And Well-Being Through Administering Network Performances, Andrew Mcmillan, Fabio Morreale

Journal of Network Music and Arts

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, music communities who found themselves in social and physical isolation have been trying to find alternative solutions to keep some form of connection. Network performance is one of these solutions, one that is specifically aimed at enhancing communities’ connectivity beyond one’s intimate surroundings. In order for network performances to properly work, there are numerous roles that need to be filled; these include performers, administrators, technicians, and event organizers. This paper presents new discussions aimed at understanding these evolving roles and the way in which they are intertwined. These discussions are based on the autobiographical ...


Networked Music Performance In Virtual Reality: Current Perspectives, Ben Loveridge 2020 University of Melbourne

Networked Music Performance In Virtual Reality: Current Perspectives, Ben Loveridge

Journal of Network Music and Arts

The ability for musicians to interact face-to-face has been highly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Physical distancing and travel restrictions have forced teaching, rehearsals, and performances to be moved online. The use of videoconference platforms designed for conversation has also meant accepting their limitations when used in musical contexts. For example, in networked music performance (NMP), low-latency audio is usually transmitted alongside a separate video image. Since videoconference systems usually have a higher degree of in-built delay, the result is that performers often ignore the video image of each other in order to maintain a steady rhythm. If musicians usually ...


Editorial, Sarah Weaver 2020 Stony Brook University

Editorial, Sarah Weaver

Journal of Network Music and Arts

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Knights Of The Round Table Mesa: A Brief Study In The Paintings And Books On The American West, Mitchell A. Gehman 2020 Liberty University

Knights Of The Round Table Mesa: A Brief Study In The Paintings And Books On The American West, Mitchell A. Gehman

Bound Away: The Liberty Journal of History

This article investigates how printed material and visual arts helped create the image of the cowboy in American popular culture. This perception did much to influence the popular memory of the American West and had significant consequences for the development of American identity.


Still, Unfolding, Ramolen Mencero Laruan 2020 The University of Western Ontario

Still, Unfolding, Ramolen Mencero Laruan

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

Together with my Master of Fine Art thesis exhibition, still, unfolding, at Zalucky Contemporary (Toronto, Ontario), this dossier constitutes the following accompanying components: a comprehensive artist statement, documented artwork, an interview with artist Erika DeFreitas, and a curriculum vitae. These components contextualize my subject-position, and outline theoretical research, motivations, and reflections that drive my work. I expand on the diasporic experience, politics of knowledge, and the autobiographical genre as they are linked methodologies in the retrieval of immigrant histories. The fusion of autobiography and fiction becomes a hopeful approach in challenging forgotten or omitted history and confronts the expectations that ...


Play Philosophy As A Direction In Advertising Design, Abeer Hassan Abdo, Marwa Ibrahim Saeed Al-Faramawi 2020 Professor of Design, Department of Advertising, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University

Play Philosophy As A Direction In Advertising Design, Abeer Hassan Abdo, Marwa Ibrahim Saeed Al-Faramawi

International Design Journal

The phenomenon of playing played a role in the thinking of a number of scientists and researchers throughout the ages, and with the development of human societies, human attention to the phenomenon of play as a phenomenon of psychological and social and educational, and the history of human science shows that modern societies looked at the play looks very different from ancient societies. The theories of play have been applied and applied in various fields of science and the arts, such as economics, education, behavioral and skills development, medicine and psychotherapy. As for the field of art and applied design ...


The Problematic Of Parametric Applications As An Approach To Parametricism, Yasser Aly Mebed Farghaly, Al Amir Ahmed Shawky Ariba, Yara Barakat Al Arshal 2020 Assistant professor of Industrial Design, Industrial Design Department, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, Giza, Egypt.

The Problematic Of Parametric Applications As An Approach To Parametricism, Yasser Aly Mebed Farghaly, Al Amir Ahmed Shawky Ariba, Yara Barakat Al Arshal

International Design Journal

Since last century, Design Process has experienced a quantum shift through progress in knowledge and technology, where contemporary aspects of design related to the development of digital technology.While designers have employed computer-aided design (CAD) systems for decades, only recently have two distinct and potent design sensibilities – parametric and algorithmic design – emerged in the early 1990s. At the same time, there was a strong, global convergence in avant-garde architecture justifies the enunciation of a new style: Parametricism. Aesthetically, it is the elegance of ordered complexity and the sense of seamless fluidity, akin to natural systems that constitute the hallmark of ...


Introducing Heritage Vocabulary In Contemporary Architecture To Preserve The Future Heritage, Shimaa Abdul Maged Abdul Maged Ibrheem 2020 Professor, Architecture department, Faculty of Engineering, EGI Engineering Institute, Egypt.

Introducing Heritage Vocabulary In Contemporary Architecture To Preserve The Future Heritage, Shimaa Abdul Maged Abdul Maged Ibrheem

International Design Journal

In the past, Architecture had a specific and clear heritage identity. This identity reflected the characteristics of peoples and their cultural, hertiage and social background. Today, the Egyptian identity of architecture has faded because of many reasons including the donminance of the westerniztion on architecture, technology and requirements of the era, which calls for the importance of studing how the contemporary architecture meets the requirements of the era and does not affect the the heritage identity. Research problem : Many buildings that are not convenient with the heritage identit of Cairo has appeared as a result of the imtation of the ...


Buildings Functional Requirements; Performance Evaluation And User Satisfaction, Samah Sobhy Mansour 2020 Lecturer at Architecture Department October Higher Institute of Engineering and Technology, 6th of October City.

Buildings Functional Requirements; Performance Evaluation And User Satisfaction, Samah Sobhy Mansour

International Design Journal

The traditional space of the building is still the dominant pattern , which led to the emergence of many problems in the organization and practice of various activities in these spaces, which does not guarantee the achievement of the desired function of buildings, The need to assess the actual reality of the buildings and how it reflects a state of disregard for functional and psychological requirements when making decisions about the design of those buildings those buildings. As there is an urgent need to build many buildings in order to upgrade these buildings. Therefore, the research examines the spatial requirements that ...


Design For Pleasure As An Interaction Design Objective, Yosr M. Elhafez, Fekry G. Ebrahem, Rehab Taha Yousef 2020 Assistant professor of Industrial Design, Industrial Design Department, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, Giza, Egypt.

Design For Pleasure As An Interaction Design Objective, Yosr M. Elhafez, Fekry G. Ebrahem, Rehab Taha Yousef

International Design Journal

Everyday life has a lot of interactive products. Some of these products are pleasurable during use and others are frustrating to users. Products that are designed as a system for performing a specific function without considering person’s perceptions and responses or users’ emotions, beliefs, preferences, perceptions, physical and psychological responses, may function with high efficiency, but are not pleasurable for the user. The interaction with these products is frustrating to user’s expectations. So the interactive product design is no longer limited to be well- looking. The pleasure is not only the formal aesthetics of the appearance, which is ...


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