Recent Submissions

  • Visual Art Representations of the American Prison Industrial Complex and the Panopticon 

    Neel, Tucker (2001-01-01)
    There are over two million people in America's prisons and jails today. The majority of these people are poor people of color. The American mechanism of incarceration effectively targets and incarcerates those persons who ...
  • Documentary as ?Text? and ?Experience? in EngAGE Across Generations 

    Kim, Debbie (2009-01-01)
    EngAGE Across Generations, a mentoring program that promotes the arts, is a partnership between the Burbank Senior Artists? Colony, a retirement community for active senior citizens and the Burbank Community Day School, ...
  • Against the Vanishing Border: Trauma and Hope in Post-colonial Hong Kong Cinema 

    Glatstein, Jeremy (2002-01-01)
    In 1997, the British colony of Hong Kong was "reunified" with the People's Republic of China, after nearly 100 years of separation. In those 100 years, Hong Kong has developed like many western capitalist nations with free ...
  • Changing Art Culture in a Developing Beijing 

    Davis, Max (2007-01-01)
    With the increase in free-market development throughout China, cities in the past 20-25 years have grown in size and population at an unprecedented rate. This project examines the role of students at Beijing?s Central ...
  • On Becoming European in Contemporary Czech Cinema 

    Stancheva, Yoana (2005-01-01)
    In the summer of 2005, I propose traveling to the Czech Republic to conduct research on the reinvention of national identity in contemporary Czech cinema. My project will focus on the state of Czech cinema as well as the ...
  • Senior Comps Film 

    Iturriaga, Yvan (2003-01-01)
    I plan to make a narrative film, which discusses in an entertaining and thought-provoking manner many cultural and social issues that are of interest to me. My goal is to create a high quality film that not only entertains, ...
  • Six Skyscape Paintings as a Representation of Struggles and Emotions 

    Juarez, Luis (2002-01-01)
    Six 4'x4' paintings of clouds in various color schemes would be constructed and displayed as a single painting representing my heaven, as a large skyscape painting. The top there paintings would consist of Death, Depression, ...
  • Out of Which They Built Temples. 

    Green, David (2000-01-01)
    I studied the work of non-governmental organizations in the twin island country of Trinidad and Tobago to observe the work done to improve the political and social advancement of women. Research was conducted by data ...
  • The State of Art in Eastern Europe before and afterthe Collapse of the Soviet Union 

    Gabrielian, Aroussiak (2002-01-01)
    It is still the conventional view that Socialist Realism dominated Soviet art and culture right up to the beginnings of perestroika and that the art produced under Communism was stylistically monotonous and aesthetically ...
  • Cyanotype Slipstream, A Family Portrait 

    Eason, Tucker (2011-01-01)
    My project consists of cyanotype prints, a 19th c. photo process requiring a hand-coated emulsion. Currently I am exploring the expressive qualities of the chemicals that create the brilliant cyan color and the application ...
  • Snapshots: Portraits of Daily Life 

    Gerber, Elizabeth (2003-01-01)
    I began this project, my senior comprehensive art show, with the intention of creating a book of portraits that illustrates and celebrates individuals who live on the street, Munson Avenue. I had hoped to make a work of ...
  • Camouflaged Modernism: Tracing Corbusian Symbolism through the Rodger Young Village 

    Jones, Anna Jane (2011-01-01)
    This essay examines the Rodger Young Village?a temporary, post-World War II veterans housing development?as an incidental synthesis of 1920s European modernist principles and American suburban ideals. Designed as an emergency ...
  • The Power and Politics of Pornography 

    Tang, Cindy (2008-01-01)
    Michel Foucault once wrote that ?we will not be able to free ourselves from [the repression of sexuality] except at a considerable cost: nothing less than a transgression of laws, a lifting of prohibitions, an irruption ...
  • The Architecture of Modernity and Nostalgia: Luis Barrag?n's Las Arboledas and Los Clubes. 

    Rips, Laura (2009-01-01)
    My project focuses on Mexico?s most famous architect Luis Barrag?n and the contextualization of two exclusive residential developments he designed to the north of Mexico City, Las Arboledas and Los Clubes. Barrag?n?s ...
  • Black and White: Film Noir's Portrayal of and Influence on the History of Los Angeles 

    Fuchs, Benjamin (2010-01-01)
    From the beginnings of film history, urban reality has been a focal point of film. Los Angeles, the film capital of the world, is no different. In this essay, I will explore how the history of Los Angeles influenced the ...