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Jude Stewart

in Chicago

Reading Between the Lines

PRESENTED ON JUN 07, 2016
IN CHICAGO @ VOL 38

Who invented patterns?  The arrangement of stripes and lines can be embedded with symbolism and motifs.  Jude Stewart has written two books on the subject.

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The Pattern Language of Taos Architecture

BY RACHEL PRESTON PRINZ
@ VOL 3 ON JUN 29, 2011

A city's architecture tends to tell you a lot about that city, and in this presentation, Rachel Preston Prinz highlights various architectural trends that you'll find in the city of Taos, New Mexico -- for example, the ornate bars that you'll see in one of the image are a reaction to the city's proximity to the "frontier." (in English)
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Speaking in a Visual Language

BY SEAN ARDEN
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 28, 2013

Artist Erin Siddal and media-maker Sean Arden examine the subtleties of technology and how these subtleties are central to the experience of media. Erin and Sean utilize visual language through time-lapse photography, and experiment with its ability to evoke stories and emotions. 

 

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Visual Language

BY TOBIAS ZOTTER
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 27, 2014

Art director Tobias Zotter shares his views and personal experience with the relation between visual art and language. His smart and well-considered design projects are the essence of the indispensable connection between graphic elements and text. (In German)

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The Power of Language

BY IRINA HOLCA
@ VOL 20 ON APR 18, 2014

Irina Holca, an english teacher, shares her love for languages and introduces some of Japan's historical attempts at language acculturation in neighboring countries.

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A New Way to Learn a Foreign Language

BY ADRIENN KELEMEN
@ VOL 24 ON DEC 09, 2014

Adrienn Kelemen believes that foreign language lessons should be more interesting and more efficient for schoolchildren. She has devised a new method to teach foreign languages in schools, which can be useful not only in Western Europe, but most likely in less developed areas. She wants to make learning languages an easy, fun and interesting exercise for the youth.

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Male Pattern Baldness in Birds

BY ZACHARIAH DURR
@ VOL 25 ON MAY 29, 2015

Comedians Zachariah Durr and Adam Richard discuss their shared love of ornithology and elaborate on a little known aspect of bird life, male pattern baldness. 

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An Aesthetic Language

BY JUDE DOMSKI
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 14, 2016

Photographer Jude Domski shares her aesthetic language of photography and reflects on the trajectory of her career from photographing celebrities to her current work based in Vermont.

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The Art of Biology

BY MEHDI DOUMI
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Mehdi Doumi is from Algeria and England, studied biomedical engineering, and is a technical leader in Research and Innovation at L’Oreal USA - researching human perception of cosmetic products.  He has been part of NPO Ligo Project, promoting science in U.S. culture through humor and videography.  He also enjoys carpentry, improv, and drawing satirical cartoons.  Over the last 4 years he has committed himself to creating abstract artwork to any K-12 educator across the USA.  He hopes that each art piece stimulates student curiosity about math and science topics, especially in a challenging teaching environment.

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Loqui

BY RAAFIA JESSA
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 09, 2017

Artist and graphic designer, Raafia Jessa, talks about Lowki (pronounced Loqui), a ficticious language she created that takes inspiration from the phonetic qualities of language - the sounds we make when speaking aloud.