Month: November 2016

Final – Synanthrope Preserve

A synanthrope (from the Greek syn-, “together with” + anthro, “man”) is a member of a species of wild animals and plants of various kinds that live near, and benefit from, an association with humans and the somewhat artificial habitats that humans create around them (From Wikipedia).   Here is the audio tour that starts

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The Museum of Things That People Can Not See – A Diorama

In this museum, you are invited to observe and experience things that the human eye can not perceive. One can never see the outside of the museum, they can only see their reflection. Inside you can find four different captions: God, Internet, Air and the fourth dimension. On each caption, there is the date on wich each

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Washington Square Park Audio Tour

The first route we were planning to do Walking this path and getting to know the park better helped me to mark highlights. I recorded the following route that included mainly walking directions as our first layer and Jess was testing it. Here is the first recording which is very ruff and includes only walking directions from my

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Synanthrop Preserve – update

In order to choose between Tompkins and Washington, we wrote done the pros and cons for each park. Tompkins Pros A hidden green spot A little rough looking, has a wilderness atmosphere Zoo like experience (a lot of distinctive areas) Cons Human-pigeon interaction was not Pigeons: more wild. did not beg for food and run

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Art Show of My Dreams – A Memory Museum

Trying to remember what was the first art piece I have ever seen made me feel woeful, I could not recall. Maybe it is because all my life I was surrounded by art or maybe there is another reason for that. It was very hard for me to imagine the museum of my dreams because

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The Synanthrop Preserve

After creating a concept map in order to organize our thoughts we realized that there are main two changes that we are aiming for. The first one is a perceptional change, we would like to make people see pigeons, for example, as animals rather than pests. In addition to perceiving the city as an ecosystem in which human

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