Video Art as a Successful Medium in the “In the Aftermath of Trauma: Contemporary Video Installations” Exhibition at the Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, on view from January 31- April 20, 2014 This exhibition supported the artists’ ability to convey enhanced feelings from traumatic issues and events to the viewer with the use... Continue Reading →
This written tour was researched and crafted to provide additional educational entertainment available on the Dali Museum's Virtual Tour app.
From the humor to the hardships, the transition into adulthood is note-worthy. These short blurbs consist of humorous life observations, trying to make sense of the way the world works, and venting frustrations most people share in their mid-20's.
Why is it that a bad day can turn into a bad week, and then into a bad couple of months? Is this a chain reaction from a negativity-focused mindset, or is it really that bad? A positive is that after bad incidents occur, there is a lesson to be learned, which puts me one-step... Continue Reading →
The transition to “adulting” is like this: imagine yourself as a cute baby bird, chirping with joy. You have love, shelter and a belly full of worms. Until, all of the sudden, the nest starts to tilt. You are gripping your claws tightly into the side, trying to hold on as long as you possibly... Continue Reading →
No one warned me about a slowed metabolism until it was too late. Or maybe I wasn't listening, because I was a teenager. Teenagers don't listen. When you were in high school, it would be perfectly normal to finish off an entire pizza all to yourself while maintaining a skeletal figure. I try to reflect... Continue Reading →
Oh, ever-changing self Where did you go? Where have you been? Always chasing No solid bits to grasp No nails to dig deep into the surface but their growing People grow and people change Good feelings fade Good memories don’t The time of renewal is now but the arrows are bent... Continue Reading →
During this amazing transition time between immaturity and adulthood, you can still get away with doing certain things before it's too late. One of those things is being able to go out to bars and clubs without being looked down on, but it's important that you learn how to do it the right way. In... Continue Reading →
Why does it feel like you are violating some type of societal standard by wearing the same outfit you did two weeks ago? If you've maxed out your JCPenny credit card, there's just no hope for a new outfit anytime soon. Your best option is to jazz up the outfits you own with different jewelry... Continue Reading →
String, wrapped tightly pings from the pluck of your finger tip that beckons my chest openly ripping from within Heavy stone, preys soundly waits and weighs down on my heavy head that crawls your lip corners burrowing from within Gears, recede timely clicks and clicks through your eyelids that breath my shame lightly... Continue Reading →
You sigh from relief when you wake in your bed. Can you imagine if last night's dream really happened? Our dreams are a direct look into our subconscious minds. A farce twist on your normal day-to-day, such as going to school, hanging out with friends or family, or being at work. One minute everything is... Continue Reading →