Category: Arts – Other Arts


Adaptation of Barrier-Free Design Approach to Abilities of the Blind and Visually Impaired People With a Tactile Art Space

China has the most significant number of visually impaired people globally, and the disease is increasing every year. With China’s urbanization and steady economic development, people with visual disabilities’ basic living needs can be solved through government security policies. However, only a few long-term museums, art galleries, and public art space resources can provide them


A Strategy for Resilience: Developing a Narrative of the Imagined Future

Using motifs from the 1484 Jan van Eyck, “The Arnolfini Portrait”, I draw parallels with the processes of narrating an imagined future and of art-making to develop a strategy that has the capacity to navigate through clinical depression and suicidality. Both art-making and creating a narrative of the imagined future call on the imagination to


Schubert: The Strange and the Supernatural

This study aims to comprehend better the culture surrounding Romantic aesthetics of fantasy and the uncanny during the nineteenth century (c.1800-1890) and evaluate how their expression in Schubert’s music can be understood. Initially, it will examine philosophical writings (Chander 2015; Ffytche) artwork (Crane 2013; Dunekacke 2016) and literature (Geistfeld 2015; Smajic 2003) of the period,


Soft Heroes and Unusual Detectives: Researching Bodily Parody by Reading Itxaro Borda While Staring at Ana Laura Aláez

The body has become a central element in the Basque cultural production, even if it arrived with some delay in relation to the international practices. Within this context, this case study research examines the use of parody as a strategy to put the female body in the centre. For this purpose, this communication analyses works


Arts beyond the Patterns: Integrating Illustration and the Cultural and Creative Industries in Digital Evolution for the Masking Tape Design

A second major milestone occurred in 1925 when Richard G. Drew, a young lab assistant, invented masking tape for 3M Company. In the following years, technical progress and graphic design influenced, the masking tape for stationery was born in 2008. Masking Tape comes in a variety of colors and patterns that allow people to decorate


Power in the Discourse of Art: Ephemeral Arts as Counter-Monuments

This study investigates how transience is articulated in contemporary sculpture. The term, process art was first used in the late 1960s to refer to art made from ephemeral materials. Such ephemeral art changes form over time and its existence is often brief. Observing the effects of time on the materials is usually the essence of