Bridge 3 DAI: Group A and D

Group A:

Describe:

Plot: One of the characters was killed in GC station, a CIA agent, by a supposed foreign country. So a young Detective, Dobbs, was put on the case and found out it is much larger than his superiors thought. So basically, Dobbs is in over his/her head and is trying their best to solve the case. Trash bag Plant Man is an informant who helps Dobbs solve the case and save the world.

Who were the Characters?

Detective Dobbs, the Twin, Trash Bag Plant Man

Using your senses – what did you notice? (at least 4 noticing’s)

I smelled a lot of jolly ranchers on the feet of the detective, the strings leading us along were red and white, the coffee was warm and the ceiling of GC station of hand made.

  • How was Grand Central introduced into the piece?

Grand Central is where the CIA agent was killed.

  • What Character Artifacts were present?

A cup of coffee, the detective’s feet, the plant, the plants pants?

  • What did you notice about them?

They were all relevant to the plot.

  • What cultural or character perspectives were represented?

A very normal North American experience in the mid-1900s

  • How?

It was held in NY, it was in the 1950s and there were tensions between countries after the war.

  • What was the space used for the installation?

The third floor of the University Center.

  • How did the team utilize the space?

They turned it into sort of a moving theatrical installation, a storyline that we could experience.

Analyze:

  • What relationship did you Notice between the elements and principles of design?

They were very cohesive and complimentary, color and weight wise.

Interpret:

  • What does the work express? How does it do that?

That a CIA agent was assassinated, and it was by a foreign country. They explained that through the performance and installation.

  • What connections do you make (to life, art, learning)?

I love old war time films and it reminded me a bit of some I have seen, with a weird/eccentric twist.

  • What questions do you have for the Artists?

What were your original challenges when coming up with a story that connected your characters?

Group D:

Describe:

Azmir’s notebook comes into the hands of Aries, who reads a book that contains the “light” everyday in an alternate world where New York is covered in eternal darkness.  Aries shares the story with people at Grand Central station, and singles Deniz out as a pure human to whom the “light” could transfer.  Deniz tries to get the light, but she ends up being unable to control it and gets blinded as a result.

Who were the Characters?

Deniz

Azmir

Robert

Aries

Using your senses – what did you notice? (at least 4 noticings)

  • How was Grand Central introduced into the piece?
    • The rooms in which the installation happened were Grand Central.
  • What Character Artifacts were present?
    • What did you notice about them?
    • Deniz’s shirt, Roberts music, Georgies boombox, and Chloe’s outfit
  • What cultural or character perspectives were represented?
    • How?
    • Grand Central, New York culture.
  • What was the space used for the installation?
    • How did the team utilize the space?
    • They used two small, identical rooms to emphasize the opposing themes of their story.  Specifically, light and dark.

Analyze:

  • What relationship did you Notice between the elements and principles of design?
    • Space–using two small rooms
    • Color–using light and pitch dark
    • Balance–using two rooms that are identical

Interpret:

  • What does the work express? How does it do that?
    • The work expresses ideas of light and darkness.  Two opposites.  They do this through the rooms.
  • What connections do you make (to life, art, learning)?
    • The themes represented in their story are very relevant to life.  The ideas of light and dark, evil and good, are classic themes represented in lots of literature.
  • What questions do you have for the Artists?
    • How did they come up with their ideas?  How did they blend the characters in one story?

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