ReSource, Volume 3, Number 1, [1986]

ReSource, Volume 3, Number 1, [1986]

Date: [1986]
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: ReSource magazine includes articles and notes about research at North Texas State University in various academic fields.
Contributing Partner: University Relations, Communications & Marketing department for UNT
ReSource, Volume 4, Number 1, [1987]

ReSource, Volume 4, Number 1, [1987]

Date: [1987]
Creator: North Texas State University
Description: ReSource magazine includes articles and notes about research at North Texas State University in various academic fields.
Contributing Partner: University Relations, Communications & Marketing department for UNT
Industrial Landscapes: Humanity Coexisting with Nature

Industrial Landscapes: Humanity Coexisting with Nature

Date: May 2003
Creator: Espey, Benjamin
Description: The focus of this project was on creating images of our industrial landscape and shows the coexistence of culture and nature. I confronted the landscape from a position that is accepting of our present landscape. While not idealizing the present industrial landscape I wanted to depict it in a way that is not devoid of beauty. I believe that no matter how the land is altered a certain grace still comes through in any landscape. In not idealizing or criticizing I wanted to show industrial areas in an accepting light and reveal the grace and beauty that is within every landscape. It is through my photographs and all the subjective decisions made when creating these images that make it possible for others to see the beauty in these industrial landscapes.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
"Documenting" East Texas: Spirit of Place in the Photography of Keith Carter

"Documenting" East Texas: Spirit of Place in the Photography of Keith Carter

Date: August 2000
Creator: Lutz, Cullen Clark
Description: This thesis examines similarities in photographs made by the contemporary photographer Keith Carter and photographers active with the Farm Security Administration during the 1930s. Stylistically and in function, works by Carter and these photographers comment on social and cultural values of a region. This thesis demonstrates that many of Carter's black and white photographs continue, contribute to, and expand traditions in American documentary photography established in the 1930s. These traditions include the representation of a specific geographic place that evokes the spirit of a time and place, and the ability to communicate to a viewer certain social conditions and values related to such a place.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Beads on a String: Extended Portraits

Beads on a String: Extended Portraits

Date: December 2004
Creator: Kolčavová, Gabriela
Description: When I was first introduced to photography, I was mainly drawn to landscape imagery. I enjoyed being a solitary spectator. Over time, inclusions of figurative elements became more and more apparent in my work. I purposefully began to incorporate a figure into my landscapes, ascribing to it a certain nostalgia and a sense of isolation I was experiencing on many levels at that time. Before long, I felt disconnected from these images because of their ambiguity and generalization. I found myself craving more content and personal commitment in my photography. At the end 2003, I started experimenting with a 4" x 5" format camera, which forced me, to some extent, to change my way of photographing and seeing. That is how the beginning of this new body of work was born. I was accustomed to shooting with a 35 mm camera, which allowed me to be spontaneous, quick and immediate. I permanently switched to a large format. I could see myself benefiting from this change. I lost some of the spontaneity that a 35 mm format offers but I gained the beauty of working with larger negatives and the endless possibilities of view camera movements. Thanks to this technical transformation, ...
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Realismo Magico Digital: An Exploration of Self-Identity

Realismo Magico Digital: An Exploration of Self-Identity

Date: May 2001
Creator: Mateos, Cesar Augusto
Description: The internal necessity to rediscover myself constantly drives me back to the country where I spent most of my life, Mexico. I was born and raised in the heart of the world's largest metropolis, Mexico City and through the years I have photographed in locations with important significance for Mexican culture as well as for my personal history. I reorganize and reinvent these places, and by staging models there, I construct my personal interpretation of the Mexican way of life involving the world of “manana” (tomorrow) with its “dictadura perfecta” (perfect dictatorship), where opposite and contradictory situations exist side by side. I am particularly interested in the relationship between people and their environ-ment and I use this theme as a means to explore my own identity as a Mexican. One strategy involves juxtaposing cultural signifiers of Mexican culture. My images are an examination and a projection of my ideals, fears, and dreams about my country and myself.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
The North Texan, Volume 55, Number 2, Summer 2005

The North Texan, Volume 55, Number 2, Summer 2005

Date: Summer 2005
Creator: University of North Texas
Description: The North Texan magazine includes articles and notes about UNT students, faculty, and alumni activities.
Contributing Partner: University Relations, Communications & Marketing department for UNT
Man Ray's 'Noire et Blanche': Avant-garde, fashion, and Other(s)

Man Ray's 'Noire et Blanche': Avant-garde, fashion, and Other(s)

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Weston, Charisse & Way, Jennifer
Description: This paper discusses research on Man Ray's 'Noire et blanche' photographic series that features a female model and an African mask. This paper advances beyond the too often superficially noted formal similarities and contrasts between the representations of the woman and the mask to identify cultural connections between the representations of the woman and the mask to identify cultural connections between them involving sexual and racial "Otherness".
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Counterfactual Image of Don and Marge 1946

Counterfactual Image of Don and Marge 1946

Date: unknown
Creator: O'Connor, Brian Clark
Description: This photograph depicts a couple standing on the sidewalk next to a street. There are buildings in the background and snow along the ground. The couple appears in black and white and the surroundings appear in color. The photographer placed the black and white photograph of the couple taken in 1946 and put it on top of a photograph of the same location taken over 50 years later.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Information
Man Ray's 'Noire et Blanche': Avant-garde, fashion, and Other(s)

Man Ray's 'Noire et Blanche': Avant-garde, fashion, and Other(s)

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Weston, Charisse & Way, Jennifer
Description: This presentation accompanies a paper examining Man Ray's photographic series, 'Noire et blanche' from 1926. 'Noire et Blanche consists of more than twenty photographs of a pale-faced, female model holding a darkly stained African mask. This presentation accompanies the research and shows four of the photographs in this series.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
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