The students in Louise Harpman's “Architecture and Urban Design LAB” course build a structure out of discarded single-use plastic water bottles.
Two stories of home—one from the North, one from the South—follow four people as they come to terms with how space and identity collide.
"My grandfather, the first Black basketball player at the University of Pittsburgh, is one of thirty-three 1,000-point scorers in the school’s history and graduated with an engineering degree."
“I 'plantation-hopped' around Georgia in hopes of answering a lifelong question: How is it that the descendants of plantation life can look back on the remaining spaces and see such different things?”
A take on the original Dyke TV segment dedicated to normalizing lesbianism and childhood while exploring the often confusing relationship of lesbians (at any age) to the camera/male gaze.
"A couple of months ago, I was digging through my nana’s photo collection . . . I found this beat up, stained, and wrinkled picture of this most powerful and gloriously bright women that looked familiar and yet distant to my memories . . . She was a piece of me that I am and a part of me that I wish to become. "
"Each passing year sees graffiti art being stripped from our streets, and with each disappearance, we lose a piece of our culture. This walking tour is just one South Bronx native's attempt to preserve its memory."
"In order to live responsibly and humanely during a time of anthropogenic climate change, this collage responds to the need to look to life as a diverse assemblage of inter- and intra-related entanglements, connections, branches, and networks."
"The lighting by the water is unrivaled, making it ideal for portraiture. My series of photos became about the joy and happiness that the water brings people."
A portrait of a poet who was imprisoned in a Soviet labor camp and went on to become a leading figure in contemporary Latvian literature.
"Both a tool to control light conditions and a sculptural element meant to evoke a cloud, the screen is not only an artistic tool but a means of mitigating the environment—a sort of skin between the occupant and the solar conditions."
"In the bathroom of a house party, Najah finds her best friend Cas hiding and tells him about her true feelings. It doesn’t exactly go how either of them expected."
"The movement side grew out of an unexpected spatial circumstance in my life, an impromptu movement problem of sorts."