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Quest for Truth in a Digital Age

BY LISA WENGER
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 06, 2014

Lisa Wenger's work is a quest for truth in a digital age. As viewers, we are constantly bombarded with images of perfection, which are often so beautiful that they have become grotesque. She chooses to emphasize and praise imperfections in her portraits rather than allow media to persuade us that only perfection is beautiful. 

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The Gothic Vault in the Digital Age

BY JESSICA GARCIA FRITZ
@ VOL 9 ON MAR 07, 2014

Jessica Garcia Fritz believes that architectural history is a cornerstone in architectural education, and teaches her students to utilize the basic structure of vaults used in naves of Gothic Cathedrals. They use a software platform called Rhino for digital simulation and merge the Gothic world into our digital world. 

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I See, Like a Bird, I Sing

BY SARAH WALLIN
@ VOL 10 ON JUN 06, 2014

Sarah Wallin enjoys diving deep into the multitude of life's mysteries and pondering the meaningful coincidences, or "synchronicities," that occur in life. In her experience, she has found when she lets synchronicity navigate her life, it feels as if her story is unfolding with the logic of a dream. Sarah shares her journey of personal discovery.

 

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dataSPACE

BY SARA LUM
IN SIOUX FALLS

Sara Lum is an instructor in the Department of Architecture at South Dakota State University. Sara goes into depth on several architectural projects she has worked on with her students using 3D laser scanning.

http://www.lablab.us/

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NO AWAY

BY SHANNON MCCARTHY
IN SIOUX FALLS

Shannon McCarthy, an instructor of graphic design at South Dakota State University, presents her NO AWAY campaign to promote awareness of the negative effects plastic inflicts on the wildlife and their environment.

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Sioux Falls Roller Dollz

BY JAYME NELSON
IN SIOUX FALLS

Jayme Nelson aka Pain Maker and Vanessa Sweeney aka Redvolution present a brief history and future projects for the Roller Dollz, Sioux Falls very own Women’s Flat Track Derby Association team.

http://www.rollerdollz.com/

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mMAS Design & Research

BY JESSICA GARCIA FRITZ
IN SIOUX FALLS

Jessica Garcia Fritz, co-founder and partner at mMAS Design + Research, has worked and studied in different locations in the United States and Europe. Jessica presents how mMAS utilizes Facebook, Google+ and Drop Box to collaborate with other groups that would not typically work together due to geographical constraints.

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls

BY NIKI SCHILLERSTROM
IN SIOUX FALLS

Niki Schillerstrom works with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls as the Community Relations Director. She talks about the goals of the organization as well as a current fundraiser in which local artists rallied together to turn old and un-used building materials, found at their Restore, into works of art. 

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An Artist's Love for Animals

BY MICHELLE ST. VRAIN
IN SIOUX FALLS

Michelle St. Vrain, a local Sioux Falls artist, presents her artwork on animals that she created during her undergraduate and graduate career in relation to her transition from childhood to adulthood and her beliefs on animal's rights.   

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Let's Make a Pot

BY JESS ELOFSON
IN SIOUX FALLS

How do you produce a pot? Let Jess Elofson guide you through the process, start to finish, in her presentation. (in English)

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Google Earth Sioux Falls

BY TJ OLSON
IN SIOUX FALLS

TJ Olson uses his presentation to take us on a tour of the development of Sioux Falls, by way of Google Earth. (in English)