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Tina’s Tiny(s) Act of Kindness
3 months ago

Tina’s Tiny(s) Act of Kindness

As a way to respond to two current national crises, COVID-19 and racial injustice, rising senior Tina Liu put her creative skills and social media to good use. Beginning in …
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Home and Away
3 months ago

Home and Away

My freshman year couldn’t have been more eventful. In general, the year started out a little rough due to culture shock and transitioning to college life.  However, there were plenty …
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Virus Body
3 months ago

Virus Body

This work is a visualization of my dreams during the pandemic period. The installation demonstrates the nature of chaotic dreams while maintaining a sense of balance and connection amidst all …
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A Silver Lining in Step With Time
3 months ago

A Silver Lining in Step With Time

I have always enjoyed manipulating a natural space influenced by human interaction; the Houston Arboretum is one of those spaces where one can be immersed in nature so close to the …
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Stop the Presses
3 months ago

Stop the Presses

The last time I was in a crowd, it was in the Academic Quad. We all looked ridiculous, a bunch of seniors wearing half-baked graduation outfits; some wore stoles thrown …
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Paradise of the Lost
3 months ago

Paradise of the Lost

My photographs of anonymous sites around Galveston Island depict a sense of loneliness and abandonment. I’m intrigued by the remnant of the temporal inhabitant — the nearly collapsed fence, the oil …
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Basquiat à la Social Isolation
3 months ago

Basquiat à la Social Isolation

This was for a re-creation assignment, and I was drawn to a Jean-Michel Basquiat painting because it was as chaotic as everything else I was feeling at the time. My …
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Designing for Donations
4 months ago

Designing for Donations

In the global efforts to combat COVID-19, staying at home has played an important part in limiting the spread of the virus. What happens, however, when you don’t have a …
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Tiny Acts of Kindness
5 months ago

Tiny Acts of Kindness

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives and cause hardship and suffering in our communities, we want to call attention to the generosity of spirit that this crisis …
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Yes, and …
5 months ago

Yes, and …

A murderous alchemist, a communist Barney and a pair of rival unicyclists are just a handful of the colorful characters that were onstage at Herring 100 for Spontaneous Combustion’s first show …
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