Dominique and I started off this project trying to figure out what “Strange” scenario we could conduct an entire project around and were stumped. We bounced back several ideas, frustrated that nothing was sticking out until it hit us. Why not make our project about the place that we spend the most time in ourselves? […]
The End Already? [Dominique’s Reflection on Our Project]
For our project, the plan was to look at UMW’s history as an all female school and it’s switch to co-ed, but things ended up expanding from those constraints we’d put up. It began when we couldn’t find people to interview from the exact era we wanted to. We were again trying to stick to […]
Neil Harbisson is a Fláneur of color and sound, creating a new way of experiencing color through sound, and creating a new identity for color that excludes any need for sight. He has turned his color blindness into an opportunity to explore the world around him in a new way and experiencing new colors and […]
Not What it Seems to be.
Last week’s assigned readings came from Teju Cole’s “Known and Strange Things.” We were to read two essays, one titled “Poetry of the Disregarded” and the other “Memories of things Unseen.” Both were wonderful, thought provoking reads but, It was the second one, “Memories of things Unseen” that really caught my interests. It spoke of […]