Tag archive for College of Architecture Art and Humanities

the colors of indigo

Andrea Feeser's new book, Red, White, and Black Make Blue: Indigo in the Fabric of Colonial South Carolina Life, tells a new kind of indigo story, in multiple hues.

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Charting the stormy seas of social media

If you think tweets come from feathered things, posts are for fences, and pinterest is merely a typo, this story may not be for you.

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Connecting two cultures

As a poet and as a scholar who studies science communication, Steve Katz finds one not-so-obvious relation between “the two cultures” of the sciences and the humanities: creativity.

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Creativity can venture multiple versions

Ann Pegelow Kaplan specializes in contemporary photography and digital arts but was trained as an anthropologist.

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Creativity can make art of science

Working at the intersection of art and science, Hung “tweaks the methodologies of science,” she says.

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Jumping the ditch

So creativity, Paul says, does not necessarily yield a work that everyone instantly recognizes as good. In many cases, it reconfig­ures our idea of what good is.

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Bloom

Todd McDonald, associate professor of art, is a painter who finds extraordinary visual ideas in ordinary settings.

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Drive Time

Jillian Weise gets some of her best ideas when she’s driving her car. No wonder her poetry and fiction cover so much ground.

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sacred places, shattered spaces

Fist-sized chunks of lime­stone and cracked brick. Crumbled masonry and leveled columns. Shattered buttresses and pots, toys, and tools.

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Rooms for getting better

“The Patient Room 2020 mock-up is very high tech, but it’s not about that,” Dina Battisto says. “It’s about restoring hope and comfort and control to patients and their families.”

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