Author: Mariko Kamiya

Flaneur: Post-Mortem

Our group visualized our identity as the Flaneur in several ways. First, we wanted our work to embody the wandering qualities of the Flaneur by...

Psychogeography of the Flaneur

Group 2: Mariko, Mikey, Hillary, Rebecca On our derive we utilized some techniques that would be common for a flaneur. 1) Aimless strolling 2) Observing...

Self-Portrait: Mariko’s Map

    My self portrait is inspired by a family property in the mountains of Northern California where I spent much of my childhood (pictured...

Conference Project: Bubble Tent

In looking at the successes and failures of my implementation of my conference project, I wish I had been able to make a model/draft of...

Conference Project Post #2: Bubble Tent

Here are images of the materials I have added to my project. I chose these lights because they are cordless and create a calming atmosphere....

Comment: Urban Screens

I tend to be wary of adding another screen to a world already saturated with screens. I assume a certain level of difficulty in making...

Space HiJack: Living Room

Here are some photos of our hallway-livingroom intervention. It represents my idea of a new urbanism. Contemporary cities, though shaped by humans, are devoid of...

Questions of Space

Is space a quantifiable thing, or simply a human construction? If it is an idea developed by people, do all people conceive of space in...

Sticker Project: Human/Nature Dichotomies

What is it about our particular society that makes us so uncomfortable with disorder? One of the primary characteristics of a city is its structure...