Stories

IC(Point of)View 2008/3



by Tracy Mayor ’83

It’s not just that the ocean is clean and cold, though it is very much both of those things.  It’s that it’s clean because it’s cold. Nothing lives in it, nothing the naked eye can see — no seaweed wraps around your legs, no jellyfish slime you. There is only...

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by Darah Clatworthy Bull ‘84

The outer and inner spaces of my work are inspired by nature’s random beauty. The ever-changing celestial sky is a perfect example of this: the clouds, moon, sun, and stars take on different qualities of light, color, and mood due to atmospheric changes – as do my glazes in the kiln! By layering glazes that flow freely in the firing...

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by Lauren Acton '82

My work involves breaking down the figure/ground so it becomes abstract. "Cityscape'"has a geometric, active merging of background and foreground. It is part of my latest series of streetwalkers and urbanscapes that are camouflaged so that they form a cohesive whole.

— Lauren Acton

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by Andrei Guruianu

Legal for one more year, my father’s voice
like an excited child on the phone
tells me his papers have come,
the papers, the papers,
all I ever heard growing up
with the weight of expectations,
playing the good immigrant son,
learning to anticipate
those envelopes from the government
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