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Art Design Zazzle

Saru, Shigeki, and Snarky Sad Panda

A few new cartoon T-shirt designs:

Saru & Shigeki shirt
Saru & Shigeki by Hepnova
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Snarky Sad Panda shirt
Snarky Sad Panda by Hepnova
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Animals Art Audio Design DIY Fun ITP Music NYU VisualMusic

Odi et Amo (Final Project Proposal)

I will be doing a joint final project for my Visual Music and Animals, et al classes.  I am basing the project on Catullus 85, a love poem by the Roman poet Catullus to his mistress Lesbia:

Odi et amo. Quare id faciam, fortasse requiris.
Nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior.

English translation:

I hate and I love. Why I do this, perhaps you ask.
I do not know, but I sense that it is happening and I am tortured.

Used in a different context, this could easily be the lyrics for an Emo track or a Britney Spears track penned by a Swede.

I will be creating an Avant-Pop deconstructed karaoke audio and video track based on the poem.  The video will feature AMO and ODI, two mascot characters I have created based on my exploration with Kaomoji (Japanese emoticons/ASCII art)  and The Cute (Kawaisa).  Together with vocalist JC Cassis, I will perform with the track at the Visual Music class show at ISSUE Project Room on April 28.

AMO

Video and Film

ODI

Video and Film

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Fun History Internet Links Taiwan

A History of Taiwan in Comics

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Check out this amazing bilingual comic book series that depicts the history of Taiwan. Also available as an e-book.