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admin » 30 April 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

It’s here!
The Design & Technology MFA Thesis Exhibition!

Don’t miss it this weekend, May 2-3 @ 65 5th Ave 2nd Floor.
Check out more about it here: mfadt.parsons.edu
And more about my work here

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Tags: exhibition, mfa, mfadt, parsons, symposium, thesis

In other news…

admin » 27 April 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

BudgetBall made it on NPR (a game I helped develop at Parsons PETLab)

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Tags: games, PETLab

wall painting narrative

admin » 21 April 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

i love this work by Jordan Wolfson.  It tells a great story and creates a memory with a simple white wall.

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untitled: erosion

admin » 11 April 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

here’s a test of the final version of my sculpture

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Tags: thesis

maya lin: untitled topographic landscape

admin » 20 March 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

this piece was built in sections and then connected onsite. (a possible solution to the size constraint I am faced with by the laser cutter)

on a side note:
i watched an interview of Maya Lin where she was asked how she names her pieces.
i was struck by her answer that names come to her after a piece is created.  i think this will also be the case with my piece.

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maya lin exhibition: systematic landscapes

admin » 20 March 2009 » In mfa » 2 Comments

@ the henry art gallery Apr 22,2006–Sep 3,2006

i really love this piece by maya lin (blue lake pass).  she reorganizes a terrain from colorado into a geologic experience that is split into 3′x3′ sections.  it gives one a new sense of topography that I love.

i also find it to be a beautiful new approach to “the map”….taking the terrain into a 3D experience.

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Tags: architecture, art, landscape, sculpure

more felt work!

admin » 20 March 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

this was also in the Cooper Hewitt show…a chair by Ben Mickus using a variation of a relief map.

Next to it I found this great topo rug of new york by monika piatkowski

check out the exhibition if you are in new york or online if you can’t make it!

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Tags: chair, cooper hewitt, exhibition, felt, inspiration, map, topo

Cooper Hewitt: fashioning felt

admin » 20 March 2009 » In mfa » No Comments

this was a great show!  i really loved all the new approaches to design via felt.  i am inspired to use industrially fabricated felt in the future.


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Tags: cooper hewitt, exhibitions, felt, inspiration

sculptural books

admin » 20 March 2009 » In mfa, personal » No Comments

the thing i love most about brian dettmer‘s work is the variety of shapes and carvings he does.  his choice of books really appeal to me too because I grew up looking up words in a giant dictionary and maps in large almanacs like the one below. (shout out to Joana for the link!)

made from romance novels (above)

medical books

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Tags: books, carving, inspiration, precedents, sculpture

glorified butterfinger bar….

admin » 08 March 2009 » In mfa, works » No Comments

i learned today that a clark bar is a less than awesome butterfinger.  you can lay a finger on my clark bar….no problem.

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