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Drawing Machines: Media Distortion

This work is a series of four printed collages. Each is unique in subject matter, but they are all primarily made from images found in National Graphical magazines that have been composited through a digital scanner and digital image editing….

Drawing Machines: Scenes Of Dissociation

Each of these pieces contains a flavor of dissociation, most notably through their distortion of form and color. The human form is a subject in each; although obscured, bodies are most recognizable in fishbowl I and fishbowl III, and almost…

Drawing Machines: Scrap Calligraphy

This piece is a set of brown paper tapestries painted with white acrylic ink and a gel pen. I also have the tools I used to make the piece mounted beside them. For this piece, I was really interested in…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

DESCRIBE THE OBJECT: The color is what I am always interested in. No matter for pigments, the skin of a banana, or candle lights, I always focus on the color change. I’ve been trying to mix the pigments, or adjust…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

These scans depict my face and putting on lip gloss, the different identification cards I must carry around with me, and soap bubbles which I found to look quite similar to a nebula or sky in space. Finding the objects…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

In this set I’ll be looking at five pieces that I’ve worked on so far in our Drawing Machines class: Chili Scan, Kirby Databend, Snake-scanned, Sanitizer-scanned, and Simon-scanned Chili Scan This piece is a video scan I made showing a…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

This is an image of one of my sweaters bunched up into a ball, with the hues inverted. When I made this I wanted to make something that looked like it flowed into itself, yet wasn’t super obvious about what…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

One of my favorite things about art is being able to create from a vision and what I enjoy the most is getting to create art that represents me as a person. Sometimes it is impossible to describe a person…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

This piece is a heavily distorted video. The screen begins a bright magenta before seemingly “breaking apart” into a fragmented image. Bright, saturated colors, alongside dark blacks and bright whites fill the screen. The original video’s text and image are…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Work Title : BOW / BYRNE / DANCE Describe your object: This video is an MTV-style music television section from an alternate reality. I wanted to channel television segments where musicians introduced other music videos. Here, David Byrne’s interview is…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

These pieces explore the meanings of regular imagery and objects through glitching. Over the course of this class thus far, we’ve explored different ways of corrupting and glitching videos and images digitally and with the help of machines. My images…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Work Title: Cute Red Disasters Describe your object: This is a scan of a book of Goya prints, a Japanese postcard, two kinds of bubble wrap, a lip liner, a pencil, two one dollar bills, and two plastic babies. The…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

Describe the object On my 16th birthday my mom and step-dad got me this cool set of wireless headphones that had my name printed on them. I immediately asked my mom if she could help me choose a case for…

Drawing Machines: Machine Image

DESCRIBE THESE OBJECTS: The light and the dark talk playfully with each other. DESCRIBE YOUR MOTIVATION IN CREATING THESE OBJECTS: A lot of my motivation came from wanting to create unfamiliar patterns out of familiar materials, both physical and digital….

Paranoia as a System: Autobiography of a Straw

My conference project is a photo series of personal memories, looking at what causes the anxiety-inducing changes that make me who I am today. My series is comprised of photos collected from the digital photo albums across my family members’…

Paranoia as a System: Skipped Beats

This project is a compilation of comics, and each comic explores a different aspect of life living within a state of paranoia. This paranoia centers around heart health but appears in a variety of ways, from a fear of heart…

Paranoia as a System: The End of The World as We’ve Known It

I think about the world ending every day. This project was born out of the necessity to get my paranoia out there into something tangible which could be the start of making it more manageable, or at least more understandable….

Paranoia as a System: What’s Left?

This piece was created using string, wire, plastic garden fencing, cellophane, glue, sticks, the photo editing software Pixlr, and some old photographs that contain fond memories.  I was born on and have grown up on a planet that is slowly…