"China is a complex and ever-changing nation but what repeatedly struck me in each city was the visible split between new and old. " Three digital paintings.
A study of the Parthenon Marbles at the British Museum raises questions about "the differences between the museum setting and an object’s original context."
".Museum seeks to be a reparative critique of the Anglo- and Euro-centricisim and the lingering attitudes of exploitative colonialism that remain calcified in [major] cultural institutions."
"If you ask me 'how is the community where I was grown?' I have to talk about my grandparents." A Turkish-Syrian Jew in Buenos Aires reflects on his heritage.
"When we first arrived at the hotel in Beijing, I remember being mystified by the dense “fog” that filled the air."
"The United Kingdom is currently facing an identity crisis...[#RemixUK] explore[s] the process of modern nation-building through corporate branding."
"When going to see landmarks and museums in a new city, we must reconcile the physical space with how we always imagined it."
A selection of projects from Gallatin’s Albert Gallatin Scholars, Americas Scholars, and Dean’s Honor Society.
"My earliest memories are of garish red and green kitsch Christmas lights, some black faces but more white ones, set against chalk walls and the whiter still sand and unapologetic deep blue of the Indian Ocean, returning relentlessly to it the way we return to each other, in waves. Accompanying this visual is always the sound of Malaika."
Five days, seven characters, a thousand city streets, and one riveting story: "The Gilded" is an experimental piece investigating the potential of the website as a storytelling platform.
"People are constantly bombarded with stimuli and our brains are able to unconsciously sift out the useless stuff (the feel of our shirt against our skin, the conversation happening three tables over) while letting the necessary information spill through." A study in note-taking.
"How do we reconcile social media profiles that live beyond their human counterparts?" On image, memorial, and #BlackLivesMatter.
Images to chart "the forever insurmountable distance between human endeavors and the silence of the absurd world."