The capstone class and project were some things that often left me feeling drained, confused and sometimes uninspired because I had never taken on a project of this scope before. But along the way, I acquired new skills that I can apply to other projects. This project caused me to really look at my mental […]
Inhale, Exhale Three parts: anxious thoughts on origami paper, video of folding origami, and origami curtain.
During my meeting with Inna the past week she asked me to think about how I could expand on this idea of origami and mental health after the class has finished. How could I expand this project later on down the road? For me, origami is soothing. I have to think about the folds I’m […]
MICA The work at the Graphic Design MFA MICA Grad Show covered a range of topics like mental health, music, political activism, the environment and much more. One of the pieces that had an impact on me was the one titled “Paths.” I was like a choose your own adventure story game that consisted of […]
The first person I talked to about my project was my faculty advisor, Inna Alesina. When I talked to her I was confused about what I should be doing because I was having a hard time trying to visually express my anxiety. I had a lot of ideas how to do it, but I didn’t know […]
At the beginning of this process I was focused on trying to find a way to present my coping methods. This process started out with me wanting to show how I cope with my anxiety through origami and beadwork. I wanted to create something that used this origami and beadwork and try to show that […]
Because cranes are my habitual object to fold, I wanted to try to move away from that. I tried three different techniques; one is more structured while the other two don’t necessarily have a reason for the folds. Number One For this method, I found a geometric template that allowed me to arrange the shapes […]