Annotated Bibliography 7, 8, 9, and 10 (Accommodation, Sustainability, and Art)

Wheatley, Thomas. “Vandals and Taggers, Beware.” Creative Loafing. 5 May 2011. Web. 25 Apr. 2016. <http://clatl.com/atlanta/atlantas-graffiti-task-force-begins-investigating-removing-vandalism/Content?oid=3161169>. The article already sets a a narrow perspective of the Atlanta citizens’ perspective on the growing street art. Looking at my other piece on the street art of Atlanta, you can see another perspective on the graffiti ‘problem’ in Atlanta. However, the article also talks about the other side of graffiti and how they intend not to stifle the creative process as well as differentiate street art from vandalism. The article also speaks about how the local artists of Atlanta think that more commissioned murals would help curb the vandalism problem plaguing Atlanta’s walls. The article talks about how the Atlanta Police Department and how they set up a new task force to crack down on the removal and prosecution of street artists. While talking to the authorities implementing the task force, the article also includes the viewpoint that the street artists have on this new task force and what the repercussions could be in instilling a punishment to the ‘artists “Feds Outline Concerns over Atlanta Streetcar in Stern Letter.” AJC.com: Atlanta News, Sports, Atlanta Weather, Business News. 29 Sept. 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2016. <http://www.ajc.com/news/news/local-govt-politics/feds-outline-concerns-over-atlanta-streetcar-in-st/nnq4g/>. In the article, the Feds have expressed a warning to both the mayor and MARTA chief over the safety and management concerns over the function of the Atlanta Streetcar. In the letter, the Feds worry over the lack of preparation, lack of proper maintenance, underdeveloped operating systems, and safety report issues. All these issues seem to be met with passivity from Atlanta and Marta by saying that...

Digital: Living Walls Digital Recording #5

The “Sponsors” tab links to a page that shows the numerous sponsors supporting the Living Walls organization. This page is organized from high to low, meaning the sponsors who have given the most are listed at the top and as you scroll down the amounts decrease. The digital space gives a special thanks to the sponsors and states that Living Walls would not be what it is today without them. Each sponsor’s logo is present and can be clicked on so viewers can visit the different sites and see what each company is...

Digital: Living Walls Digital Recording #4

This is the homepage for the Living Walls website. Being the first thing that viewers see when entering this digital space, the page is quite simple and pleasing to the eye. The photograph shows a beautiful shot of Atlanta and to the bottom left a multi-colored Living Wall can be seen. At the top of the page, the organization’s simple logo is present, along with seven headings that lead to other parts of the site. Above those headings are logos of different social media sites, which link to the Living Walls pages for Facebook, Instagram, and so...

Digital: Living Walls Digital Record #3

This is a screenshot of part of “The Artists” tab. This page is easy to maneuver and very simple, yet informative. There are ninety-five artists, so the sheer size of the list shows viewers how many different artists have contributed to the Living Walls movement. Each of these names can be clicked on and in doing so, photographs of their work appear as the background, their hometown and more information about who they are as an artist are listed. These artists come form all over the world. As I explored this page I noticed there were people from Russia, France, The United States, Italy, South Africa, Israel, Argentina, Switzerland and so many more. Below is a shot of one of the artist’s pages....

Analyzing Film and Other Digital Environments

Pavis, Patrice. Analyzing Performance: Theater, Dance, and Film. Ann Arbor: U of Michigan, 2003. Google Books. Google Books. Web. 27 Mar. 2016. Patris Pavis, Professor for Theatre Studies at the University of Kent in Canterbury writes in his book, Analyzing Performance:Theater, Dance, and Film. Pavis heavily relied on his Ethos as a heavily accredited Professor of Theater Studies, using his knowledge in the field as his primary source. Paris Pavis’s purpose in composing this book is to inform and provide instruction to those who watch and properly analyze artistic outlets like film, theater, and dance. The intended audience are researchers, performers wanting to know how they will be analyzed, directors, production members for artistic showcases, other people in academia who analyze art forms. This is useful to others who analyze art because it provides credible direction outlining how properly to analyze art based of the form, making something as abstract as analyzing art into a more concrete action. For performers, this book is useful because it gives them an outline of how their performances will be perceived by those knowledgable in the art field. For researchers this book is useful because it provides them with information on how to further analyze art to be possibly used in their...

My trip to Miami 3/13-3/16

Video of South Beach, Miami waters. I couldn’t believe how clear it was. (click link to watch) IMG_0831 Miami had a vibrant art scene. We went to Downtown Miami to see the famous Wynwood Walls My friends and I got to meet three girls from Indian University also there for spring break! I took this picture from South Pointe Pier Park. The sunsets were so breathtaking. I took this picture from my Airbnb home. We got a chance to ride bikes along Ocean Drive.(click link to watch) IMG_0377 This is the view of Ocean Drive from the Starbucks located near it. Me and Kennedy at the beach, before heading to the airport. I hope you enjoyed pictures and videos from my trip to Miami, Florida just as much as I...
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