Sunday, February 28, 2010
Saturday, February 27, 2010
_Tantalum- or coltan is often used in ipods, digital cameras and cell phones
_Tungsten- used to make our cell phones vibrate."
Its interesting after knowing that a simple mineral is affecting part of the raping in congo is something that we don't take for granite. Sometimes I don't even realize that everytime my phone vibrates or is charging, It continues to use that mineral.
visit this website and it explains an article about our electronics causing the war in congo.
Friday, February 26, 2010
(that is supposed to be primary red) please double click, looks better without the visual noise of the blog's background.
I still don't have a clear idea of what exactly we are going to do.
So I continued with my proposal for scholar day. Please correct me if I am wrong.
2. Minimal symbol. referring to the silence held in this war, and the exponential problematic situation due to this same fact.
the idea is to give an incentive, dare people to answer. And cite them to the place we are going to give the demonstration.
naive engagement with a powerful, ending, message.
MY ART PIECE
I am not sure how I want to portray mi idea. I do know I want to base it on the statistics, facts and percentage of women raped in Congo. Their Stories basically.
I can bring rough sketches but I still have not a clear idea.
My medium will be illustration, photography, collage.