Monthly Archives: September 2014

Redrum

Name: Elijah Arnold Region/Concept: Bath Township, MI/Emotion-Mood Sub-concepts: Anger, Vengeance, Blame Description: Pissed off man, Andrew Kehoe, was a farmer living in Bath, Michigan. A member of the school board and the town clerk, on May 18, 1927 he orchestrated a plot … Continue reading

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Incarceration

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/23/world/americas/23iht-23prison.12253738.html?pagewanted=all Name: Michael Winter Geographical Location: United States Concept: Time Sub-concept: Punishment, Power, Value Description: Society punishes all crimes by taking time away from the perpetrator Interpretation: In the modern era, society has decided that all crimes should be met … Continue reading

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Destruction of nature

Antonio Dos Santos Concept: Destruction Sub-Concepts: “Death,” “manipulation of elements,” “nature” Description: The event I chose takes place in a Paraguayan boat on the Parana River that separates the countries Paraguay and Brazil. The boat was carrying a total of … Continue reading

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Connor Toomey Concept: Animality Region: Sri Lanka “Meet the Violent Buddhists Starting Riots in Sri Lanka” Sub-Concepts: Religion, Intolerance The Muslim presence in India is not viewed in good lighting with many Buddhist monks and they have taken action into … Continue reading

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Human Meat

Name: Paco Chan Concept: Animality Sub-Concepts: Excess, Fate, Cruelty Interpretation: Everyday millions of animals are slaughtered and delivered to various places on earth so humans can indulge in a nice filling meal. Not too long ago, animal activists decided to … Continue reading

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Jeff Weise school shooting

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Sub-Concepts: Cruelty, The other, Ego On the 22nd of March 2005, a sixteen year old boy called Jeff Weise entered Red Lake Senior High School and killed 7 people and injured 5 others. The killing has since … Continue reading

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Slaughterhouse

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Subconcepts: Cruelty, Standardization, Neurosis A slaughterhouse is a facility where animals are killed for consumption as food. The process of killing the animals has been increasingly standardized in recent years. The increased standardization of the process has … Continue reading

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Isla vista shooting

Name: Vladimir Ullmann-Hamon Region: Isla Vista, California Subconcepts: Cruelty, The Other, Sadism In May 2014 near the campus of USC Santa Barbara Eliott Rodger a 22 year old student killed 6 people and injured 13 others before committing suicide. The … Continue reading

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The Couple in a Cage

Name: Jaehee Park Region: Whitney Museum in New York Sub-concepts: Space, cage, Otherization Coco Fusco’s The Couple in a Cage documents people’s reaction to seeing the couple in a cage and critiques the audience’s Otherization of the caged people. The … Continue reading

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Portrait of Vincent Van Gogh

Name: Sera Gursoy Concept: Illusion and Reality Geographic Location: Belgium/Netherlands Sub-Concepts: Art, Self-Destruction, Benefits Description: Throughout we have been reading about self-destructive characters who want to escape reality through chemicals like drugs and alcohol. But perhaps there is a positive … Continue reading

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