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Final Reflection: Juan Guzman

For my final reflection of the Oral History project that was assigned, I was to pick four other stories to listen and reviews. It was interesting to hear different people’s experiences and how the themes that they choose to discuss. … Continue reading

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Oral History: Juan Guzman

In interviewing anyone its important to create dialogue with the interviewee and have a connection if not establish a connection. Since I have a good relationship with my subject it was easier to talk and ask the questions that I … Continue reading

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Past, Present, and Future Technology: Interview Ideas Juan Guzman

1.) In Chapter 6 Robot Construction from the book ‘Soonish’ I read about The topic of Robot Construction and its improvements from the influence of technological advancements. The direct connection to the StoryCorps project is significant in that they both … Continue reading

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Comics: Juan Guzman

In Scott McCloud’s definition of comics, he explain comics as being juxtaposed pictorial and other images in deliberate sequence. Since my comic is called ‘Stranger Danger’ and basically a horror type, I used a lot of jagged and hard lines … Continue reading

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Print vs Digital: Juan Guzman

Throughout history, we have seen comics change so much since their origins dating back to prehistoric times. The term comic itself is often misinterpreted as author Scott McCloud addresses in his book “Understanding Comics”. With the turn of the century … Continue reading

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Digital Collage: Juan Guzman

  In my collage, I chose to use primarily digital search engines. These search engines include the public domain of sites like Google, Bing and Flickr. The piece was composed and helps the audience move through the composition through color … Continue reading

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History of Collage & Photomontage: Juan Guzman

For this piece, I have chosen to write about, “Opened by Customs” a collage put together by Kurt Schwitters. The piece was produced from 1937-38. Collage making was widely popular during the early 20th century.  This artist demonstrates the technique of … Continue reading

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Technological Artifact: Juan Guzman

The technological artifact that I have chosen are Compact Discs (CD’s). I feel that it defines me personally and my generation as a whole because of its MANY  uses in the late 90’s and early 2000’s.  Throughout my childhood, I … Continue reading

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