ARTS & DESIGN
STUDENT PROFILES ZURI DE SOUZA |
What has been your favorite class at COA? My favorite class has been Introduction to Architecture with Isabel Mancinelli. I love to study architecture... Someone once asked me what I wanted to do after COA and I joked that I wanted to build airports. Now I’m pretty sure I actually do want to build something — probably something cooler than airports.
What is your dream occupation? I really like performing arts — mostly dance — and I would love to be an architect specializing in building performance spaces.
KHRISTIAN MÉNDEZ |
Why did you choose to come to COA? I knew I wanted to learn graphic design skills, but I also wanted to learn about the world beyond the computer screen.
What was your favorite project at COA? Why? My favorite project? Maybe the day Catherine Clinger asked us to draw different botanical matter. Instead of looking at the matter, which we had done in the past, she placed them in 15 paper bags. Then, without looking, we drew what we felt inside the bag. That taxed my brain quite a bit and reinforced the thought that drawing is a different kind of rhetoric, but a rhetoric in itself.
JOE PERULLO |
What was your favorite project at COA? Why? Working on my final film in Documentary Video Studio was one of the most intense academic experiences I’ve had. Knowing I could put so much work into a project made it one of the most rewarding experiences.
What are your ideas for your senior project? Right now I plan on either doing a composition, performance, a collection of semiotic analyses of music, or, by some miracle, a monster project embodying all three.
This is the College of the Atlantic Guidebook prospectus for 2014