Caring for Weeds

My final piece for this semester is in response to my previous piece Downtown Columbus Plant Stakes, which is described in my previous post “Tiny Outside Installations”. About half way through the semester I began researching relational aesthetics and began thinking about the similarities and differences of it compared to my current practice. My installations …

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Tiny Outside Installations

With the beginning of spring comes the small signs of life emerging from the ground. The small green shoots of plants are peeking up through the soil, even in less than ideal growth conditions. Even in the urban environment of Columbus, plant life prevails. Tiny shrubs and weeds can be seen in cracks in the …

Semester 1 Final Critique

                 My project for this semester has been a focus on the everyday. Specifically, finding beauty in the everyday or the mundane and not just in the extraordinary. Philosopher, Guy Debord said that “the mundane is just a crucial and intrinsic to life as the exceptional”, and helps us appreciate the exceptional that much more. Georges …

Digital Culture Project

Digital Culture Final Project Autumn Cadle The process behind making the work consisted of learning how sound equipment worked. Specifically, how microphones and speakers worked together. I learned that condenser microphones require a power source and that the electrical current sent through a microphone cable to the microphone is referred to as phantom power. And …

Habituation

Habituation is recognized as the most fundamental form of learning. It allows the brain to filter out significant environmental stimuli from the insignificant. At least four of the five senses are always being bombarded, which creates a large amount of data to be processed. The brain then only pays attention to a small portion of …