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The Identity of Object, Place and Self


Over the course of ten weeks, students will develop skills in concept generation, visualization through observation, research and generating relevant, appropriate visual form in response to contexts and communication problems. Specifically, this course will research meaning and develop narrative of, and between, objects, places and self through various design assignments. First few weeks will focus on researching, archiving and analyzing material, collecting referential text and documenting the objects. Rest of the quarter will focus on developing narrative choosing specific form and design choices to enhance the value and a new found meaning. A display with five objects that clearly identifies the notion of place (ig. geographically location), and self with a matching catalog and (minimum) one another printed matter of your choice is required to successfully complete the course.