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Mini Thesis Development Over View

Mini Thesis Development Over View

What is the project about? To introduce this project to a broader audience, I have to introduce myself first. I am a very expressive person. I enjoy expressing myself through body languages. At the same time, I am not happy with what we have currently in ways to express ourselves. For example, the over simplified…

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Mini Thesis Work in Progress

Mini Thesis Work in Progress

Last week I have posted the first round of artist statement, prototype of the hand piece and the neck piece. This week I have tested the neck piece on a model and myself with the pulling system of using my arms moving forward to trigger the spikes to rise. Currently the base is made of…

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Mini Thesis – Prototype Round 1

Mini Thesis – Prototype Round 1

CHAPTER 1 CONCEPT STATEMENT “Why is it so hard to do nothing nowadays?” “Why do we need technology?” “Why do we love technology?” “Why do we feel safe with technology?” “Why do we feel inadequate without technology?” “Why do we feel weak?” I am aiming to create a series of wearables to describe our relationship…

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Drawing at the New Museum

Drawing at the New Museum

The New Museum in New York is having a show by Paweł Althamer. He assigned the fourth floor of the museum as a community drawing room, where everyone who comes to visit and draw, paint and enjoy themselves as an artist. When I visited for the second time in the museum to draw, the artist…

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Light!

Light!

Our friend Helen Ip is visiting from San Francisco. So Sam Thurman and I thought we should bring out our black lights and have a little drawing party. Here is my hand lettering ‘light’ using my palm as a brush. It took Helen a little time to think about random sentence to write. The sentence…

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Dog Face And Heads Planet

Dog Face And Heads Planet

We both like drawings and have a big space for murals. So one night out of boredom of internet. Sam Thurman and I started to work on a improv drawing with black lights markers. It turned out to be a giant dog face and heads throwing up other heads. We are not sure what this…

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A Self Reflection 2

A Self Reflection 2

After reading Sherry Turkle’s Alone Together for the second time, I made a response piece about our relationship between our body and our digital gadgets, especially the iPhone. This is a sculpture that I created by casting a real person’s handing using an iPhone. Originally I intently to cast the whole upper body of a…

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A Self Reflection – Reading Response to Sherry Turkle

A Self Reflection – Reading Response to Sherry Turkle

The chapter, Necessary Conversations of the book Alone Together, 2012 by Sherry Turkle discusses the complex relationship between us and our current technology. She made an argument about how our disappointment in human imperfection results in our reliance over technology more than each other and how important it is to have self reflection in face…

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“I Wish I have”

“I Wish I have”

I always wish I have done a big drawing. A free of being beautiful, sophisticated large drawing. In the first class of major studio 2 (Parsons the New School), I have the opportunity to show what I am mastery at. I have thought about how even though my profession is graphic design, I have been…

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