Senior Spotlight – Calvin Hutcheon

Senior Spotlight – Calvin Hutcheon
Calvin Hutcheon is a Graphic Design and Humanistic Studies dual major. His HMST thesis is entitled Cybernetic Reemergence within Blockchain Networks: More than Human Stakeholdership and the World Computer. “The cybernetic legacy is mixed. Its systems oriented thinking gave rise to ecology, yet these same tools provided the conceptual and technological framework for global, networked...

Senior Spotlight – Ava Kvapil

Senior Spotlight – Ava Kvapil
Ava Kvapil is a Humanistic Studies & Drawing major. Her senior HMST thesis is Concealed Hybrids: Constructed Liminality in the Contemporary Age and her drawing thesis title is Horizons “I’m planning to move back to the Los Angeles area (where I’m originally from) to continue my artist practice. I’ve also applied to several art museum internships...

Senior Spotlight – Danqi Cai

Senior Spotlight – Danqi Cai
Danqi Cai is a Printmaking & Humanistic Studies major, Graphic Design and Book Arts concentrator, from Shenzhen, China.   Much literature on printmaking attributes the medium’s distinct potency to its historical function as the main vehicle of information dissemination, while a few scholars have hinted at print media’s metaphorical connection to birth and life. Danqi’s...

Senior Spotlight – Kurt Guo

Senior Spotlight – Kurt Guo
Kaibo (Kurt) Guo is a Photography/Humanistic Studies major from Beijing, China. “Over the past years, I have focused my research and studio practice on the topic of massive surveillance and social control. As technology has advanced, the antiquated theories of Jeremy Bentham and Michel Foucault no longer apply to the current reality. Unlike their Eurocentric perspective, my...

Devon Deimler (Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07) is awarded PhD

Devon Deimler (Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07) is awarded PhD
Congratulations to Devon Deimler (MICA Interdisciplinary Sculptural Studies ’07), whose PhD dissertation was recently accepted by the Department of Mythological Studies at Pacifica Graduate Institute, in Carpenteria, California. Devon’s dissertation is entitled, “Ultraviolet Concrete: Dionysos and the Ecstatic Play of Aesthetic Experience.” Her committee comprised Dr. Dennis Slattery, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Dr. Erik Davis, Rice...