Posts Tagged ‘Text & Image’

Burnin’ up the Floor

Burnin' up the Floor

We need your input. Which design best catches your attention while maintaining the spirit of the event. The Pleasanton Cultural Arts Foundation is hosting a benefit concert on behalf of the Firehouse Arts Center currently under construction in Downtown Pleasanton. The event’s main attraction is a BIG BAND music ensemble consisting of between 12-25 musicians. […]

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Narrative in Three Pics

Narrative in Three Pics

Have you ever noticed how much more engaged you are with a story when you can relate to its content? A good storyteller knows that by giving his audience an opportunity to connect to the content/subject of his narrative, he stands a greater chance of engaging them in the work. In this lesson you’ll learn the art of closure.

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Department of Space and Land Reclamation (west)

Department of Space and Land Reclamation (west)

A group of artist, composed of graduate and undergraduate students from San Jose State University, focused on the issue of desire in some of its diverse manifestations: lust, greed, and fashion/fame/capitalism. In coordination with the Department of Space and Land Reclamation (DSLR) our group along with several hundred artists set about the street of San Francisco in an effort to re-vision the purpose of public space.

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Misty Mountains – Joaquin Miller

Misty Mountains - Joaquin Miller

The natural presence of line, both straight and curvy, renders itself in exquisite fashion in the misty mountains of a realm not far from home.

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Linguistics, War and Authorship

Linguistics, War and Authorship

In response to Edward Bulwer-Lytton’s play Richelieu 1839 True, This! — Beneath the rule of men entirely great, The pen is mightier than the sword. Behold The arch-enchanters wand! — itself a nothing! — But taking sorcery from the master-hand To paralyse the Cæsars, and to strike The loud earth breathless! — Take away the […]

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The presence of today’s linguistic message as seen in my own mind’s eye.

The presence of today's linguistic message as seen in my own mind's eye.

The captivation of the visual is omnipresent. My desire to consume is omnipotent. My strength waxes and wanes. My fight continues. desire righteousness failure repeat ~ John Trefethen

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Filtered Through Association

Filtered Through Association

All of the images we read are presented through the filter of editors whose aim is to present their arguments. From the billboard you see while driving down the highway to the AD you read about the School of Visual Arts, arguments are presented front and center with forethought regarding their viewing audience. Whether these […]

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The Third Mind – Burroughs and Gysin

The Third Mind - Burroughs and Gysin

In a movement defined by William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin known as the cut-up, a group of writers set out to bring writing up to speed with the rest of the pictorial arts. In the words of Gysin, writing was fifty years behind painting and the cut-up served as a means of bringing writing […]

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Dis-Contiguous

Dis-Contiguous

Our recent economic state, bipartisanship and ever nagging decrees of church and state have led to an examination of the war that is waged within. This is my response.

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Self Portrayed | Projected Self

Self Portrayed | Projected Self

His academic development has been exemplary and he stands as one of the best students I have come into contact with in my career. I would rate him in the top ten group of those students who have seen their way to excel. a professor, 2001 As I sit here I contemplate my place in […]

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