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Lost in Translation: Rethinking Hopi Katsina Tithu and Museum Language Systems By Rachel E. Maxson, Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh, and Lee Wayne Lomayestewa
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This report presents the ways in which Hopi katsina tithu— popularly known as kachina dolls—are outstanding examples of objects that museums can recontextualize with Native terminology.... More > The etymology, or a word or phrase’s use history, of each katsina tihu’s name documents the deep connection of these objects with Hopi belief, ritual, and history. Without including the complex practices of Hopi naming, documentation of these objects in museum catalogues is often incomplete and inaccurate. Using contemporary Hopi perspectives, historic ethnographies, and the Hopi Dictionary to create a database of Hopi katsina tithu names, this project demonstrates how museums might incorporate intangible heritage into their collections through language and etymological context.< Less
WRITING SYSTEM OF MEDU NETER By Rkhty Amen
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The language that is today called Egyptian Hieroglyphs was called Medu Neter by the inhabitants of the Nile Valley civilization . They called their country Kemet, not Egypt. Medu Neter is truly the... More > classical language of Africa. Medu Neter is the oldest African Language for which there is a large body of written texts. There are more texts written in Medu Neter than in any other ancient world language. The people of Kemet left an abundance of detailed data which, until recent decades, was only available to Egyptologist, archeologists, anthropologists, museums and a select few scholars and collectors. Now, serious students can learn how to read what the Kemites wrote on papyrus, and on the temple walls. This book, the Writing System of Medu Neter takes the student step by step through the sound and writing system of this beautiful language. Learning Medu Neter may be one of the most interesting experiences that you will ever have.< Less
PLUS Picture Licensing Glossary By PLUS Coalition, Inc.
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The PLUS Picture Licensing Glossary lists industry standard definitions for words and phrases used in communicating and managing the rights associated with photography, illustration, and other... More > artworks. The Glossary is the core of an integrated system of standards that exist as a comprehensive resource for use by every professional engaged in creating, distributing, using or preserving images, so that we all may speak a common language, avoid misunderstandings, and achieve a precise mutual understanding of the scope of the rights associated with any image.< Less
One Per Year By Curt Cloninger
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One Per Year is a collection of fifteen essays written between 2000 and 2014. The topics range from media theory to philosophy related to media theory to music reviews to art reviews to thoughts on... More > design. Like a time capsule, the book archives 15 years of media history from the point of view of the same person, an artist and theorist who went himself through an evolution, from his early interest in hacking and web design to his encounter with internet art and continental philosophy, to his participation in recent debates around glitch art and the New Aesthetic. Curt Cloninger is an artist, writer, and Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina Asheville (US). His art undermines language as a system of meaning in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. His work has been featured in the New York Times and at festivals, galleries and museums from Korea to Brazil.< Less
One Per Year By Curt Cloninger
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One Per Year is a collection of fifteen essays written between 2000 and 2014. The topics range from media theory to philosophy related to media theory to music reviews to art reviews to thoughts on... More > design. Like a time capsule, the book archives 15 years of media history from the point of view of the same person, an artist and theorist who went himself through an evolution, from his early interest in hacking and web design to his encounter with internet art and continental philosophy, to his participation in recent debates around glitch art and the New Aesthetic. Curt Cloninger is an artist, writer, and Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina Asheville (US). His art undermines language as a system of meaning in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. His work has been featured in the New York Times and at festivals, galleries and museums from Korea to Brazil. He maintains lab404.com, playdamage.org, and deepyoung.org.< Less
One Per Year By Curt Cloninger
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One Per Year is a collection of fifteen essays written between 2000 and 2014. The topics range from media theory to philosophy related to media theory to music reviews to art reviews to thoughts on... More > design. Like a time capsule, the book archives 15 years of media history from the point of view of the same person, an artist and theorist who went himself through an evolution, from his early interest in hacking and web design to his encounter with internet art and continental philosophy, to his participation in recent debates around glitch art and the New Aesthetic. Curt Cloninger is an artist, writer, and Assistant Professor of New Media at the University of North Carolina Asheville (US). His art undermines language as a system of meaning in order to reveal it as an embodied force in the world. His work has been featured in the New York Times and at festivals, galleries and museums from Korea to Brazil. He maintains lab404.com, playdamage.org, and deepyoung.org.< Less