Choose Topic: 2/7
Bibliography & Outline uploaded to Canvas: 2/14 (in the Research Presentation assignment) Presentation: Group 1: 2/26 & Group 2: 2/28
Choose an architect, artist, designer, engineer, collective, or movement that uses soft sculpture or inflatables to research and present as a slide talk. Investigate a topic that is of particular interest to you and share your findings with the class, while building your research and presentation skills. Compose an approximately 10 min talk with good projected images and confident and informative narration.
- Your bibliography should be in MLA formatting and style standards.
- Bibliography must contain at least 3 non-internet sources.
- The presentation must be at least 8 minutes and may not exceed 10 minutes.
- Please limit the number of visuals to 18-20. Low resolution downloads are not acceptable.
- Do not project the text of your talk (titles, credits, etc. are fine).
- Research Presentation Rubric
discovery – what does the architect/artist/designer/engineer discover through creating their work?
narrative of work – how did it change over time? what was the context of the times when they presented the work? what is the breadth of the work?
interest – what is most interesting or inspiring to you?
mechanics – how the work was made? how was it paid for? was there help making it?
what others say – what do critics or other architects/artists/designers/engineers think of the work?
Some possible architects/artists/designers/topics: (…or you could suggest a subject to talk about!)
|Maren Hassinger||Empowerment Project||Michael Rackowitz|
|Louise Bourgeois||Lucy McRae||Senga Nengudi|
|Margarita Cabrera||Claes Oldenberg & Coosje van Bruggen||museo aero solar|
|Charles LeDray||Laura Ford||Sutee Kunavichayanont|
|Lucy Orta||Utopian Infl. Architecture (genre)||Rosa Verloop|
|Tomas Saraceno||Inflatables in Fashion||Abeer Seikaly|
|Nils Voelker||Space Inflatables||Numen|
|Christo and Jeanne Claude||Penique Productions||Victorine Müller|
|Iris Van Herpen||Pneu Haus||Azzedine Alaia|
|Sebastian Di Mauro||Keg de Souza||Claire Watson|
|Lauren Berkowitz||Raumlabor||Amina Robinson|
|Do Ho Suh||Victorine Muller||Gareth Pugh|
|Hans Hemmert||Joshua Allen Harris||Jann Haworth|
|Pat Olezsko||Mycket||Jessica Wohl|
|Annette Messager||Inflatable robotics||Max Streicher|
|Mike Kelly||Ernesto Neto||Ant Farm|
|Lee Boroson||Magdalena Abakanowicz||Tristan Lowe|
|Yayoi Kusama||Olek||Allyson Mitchell|
|Anicka Yi||Sonia Clark||Joanna Vasconcelos|
|Paul McCarthy||Big M||Alex Schweder|
|John Locke||Unipart Structure||Tony Oursler|
|Architects of Air||Rachael Shannon|