Honors in the Arts Cohort 2013-14
TIFFANY DHARMA | Evoke
BS Computer Science
This digital media experience integrates two forms of unexpected story-telling: the narrative of data analytics and the unspoken story created by a museum's physical space.
CAITLIN FONG | Strength & Grace: A Reflection of Leadership in a Student Arts Organization
BA Political Science, Minor in Communication
In an effort to examine the relationship between organizational theory and performing arts administration, this capstone project uses the experience of the Executive Producer of Ram's Head Theatrical Society as a case study to reflect on issues at the heart of arts management and student leadership.
DAVID GRUNZWEIG | Transcending Identity Through Collective Improvisation
BS Electrical Engineering
This project explored the means to utilize electronics and jazz theory in improvisation to express the tension between the actual self and the socially constructed identities we operate within.
ANDREA HINTON | 40
The fictional novel 40 explores ethics in the modern-day doctor-patient relationship.
RAYMOND JEONG | CLO-SE
This short narrative film portrays four interrelated characters who all eventually drive or ride one specific car.
MAIA KAZIN | Elephant
BA Anthropology, Minor in Theater and Performance Studies
Through the grounding discipline of anthropology and the immersive medium of theater, Elephant shares a story of South African township life.
LAKSHMI PRATHIVADI | Despite Distance
BS Management Science and Engineering, Minor in Creative Writing
Set within a two-day Indian wedding, the novel Despite Distance borrows Management Science and Engineering concepts of network and decision analysis to help narrate the story of six main characters (including non-resident Indians) as they wrestle with various decisions impacting themselves and those around them.
ANNIE REMPEL | Fragmentation
BA Human Biology
Investigating how the sharing and creating of visual art can inspire healing, these artistic interpretations reflect how illness narratives of those affected by Huntington’s disease can be strengthened by creative expression.
ALEX SIMON | Everything Looks the Same
BA English, Minor in Film and Media Studies
Everything Looks the Same explores the social and cultural factors that make relationship and gender violence so common in the United States, following five people whose stories interweave.
Photography: Alexis Lucio and Harrison Truong