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#6 Vulva

By the second week of the Spring semester, I had conducted a few participatory workshops from which I had acquired sufficient data to support my research interests. An overload of information coupled with a lack of motivation to read, prompted me to want to work with my hands. Inspired by the Pregnancy Studio class at […]

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#5 Red Alert

The beginning of this new semester, I found myself in a Spring mindset – a refreshed mind drumming with enthusiasm, curiosity, and some newfound skills eager to explore, ideate and experiment. Taking the insights gained from the Fall semester research as a starting point, I wanted to explore education and awareness about menstruation and the […]

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#4 Inquiry

The final project in the Fall term had us addressing the notion of research by conducting a design inquiry into an area of interest–over the course of 4 weeks. The framework for this prompt was simple: Taking off from my previous studio project, and in-keeping with my research interest in menstrual health awareness, I formulated […]

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#3 Discourse

This post/project contains visuals of blood and religious figures that may cause discomfort to certain viewers. For the third prompt in the studio course, we were asked to engage in discourse through making, with a reading of our choosing. I chose a reading from our Contemporary Dialogues in Design class, that I had read and […]

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#2 Material

For the second project ‘Material’, we were to engage in a 2-week daily making practice with a material of our choosing – fiscal or intellectual and realize an outcome on the theme of ‘origins’. When I first started to think about this prompt, I began to recollect the various materials I had already engaged with […]

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#1 Gift

Our first ever class in the MDes program and what a fun one to kick off the fall term! For the first project in our Grad Design Studio I Class, we were prompted to make a gift for a fellow studio-mate, whose name we’d pick from a hat. I picked Eden Luna Goldet! Eden Luna […]