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Brianna Soldano


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Brianna Soldano, a graduating senior at Wagner College, used this Power Point slideshow in delivering her senior thesis presentation.

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Brianna Soldano

  1. 1. Perception of Movement Through Contemporary Art<br />By: Brianna Soldano<br />
  2. 2. Junior Art Gallery Show<br />Mind vs. Heart-What has control?<br />-“We imagine the real story inside the words, and to do this we substitute ourselves for the person in the story, pretending that we can understand him because we understand ourselves.”<br /> -The New York Trilogy <br /> by Paul Auster<br />
  3. 3. Materials Used:<br />-Nylon Stockings<br />-Oil Paint<br />-Wire<br />-Cement<br />-Light bulb<br />-Styrofoam Torso<br />-Glass Beads<br />
  4. 4. Senior Art Gallery Show<br />
  5. 5. Vice-Versa<br />Artist Statement: “Stripped of Identity, these figures generate the movement from within.”<br />Materials Used:<br />-Oil on canvas<br />-Twine<br />-Metal Shelf<br />-Music: Relaxed, bass heavy sound<br />Vice, Versa, Oil on canvas, 20’’x 24’’, 2010<br />
  6. 6. Senior Thesis: Phenomenological<br />Installation in Contemporary Art<br /><ul><li> Art has moved from mere observation to a sensory type of </li></ul> experience<br /><ul><li>Phenomenology: characterization of sensory qualities of sight, </li></ul> sound, touch, smell and taste<br />Ernesto Neto, Navedenga<br />
  7. 7. Purpose of <br />Phenomenological <br />Installation Art<br /><ul><li> Requires the participant to be an active viewer
  8. 8. Transports the participant to the world of the mind
  9. 9. Participant is the ‘writer’ of the story
  10. 10. The ability to connect with art opens the door to a better understanding of yourself and the world around you</li>