UT Dallas – UX Design Conference

This weekend I went to the Empathy Immersion Workshop to learn more about keeping empathy at the center of des...

Photos: Where Do They Sleep? Portraits of Homeless Men and Women in Dallas

In Dallas County, there are over 3,000 homeless people. Many do not sleep in shelters. You may see them asking...

Analysis of "Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close" and "Asterios Polyp"

Authors sometimes use images alongside their text to give visual information to their narrative. How authors p...

Finding The One – Photo Book

Usually, when a person reads a photobook, they are only getting to see the photographer’s best work. Work th...

Persuasion in American Hustle

The film American Hustle is about a group of people who con, manipulate, and lie to one another. The conning a...

Social Learning Theory and E/I Programming

As children grow up they learn the world around them through several sources such as parents, friends, and med...

Networked Culture & Creative Storytelling

In Jim Cambell Leonardo brings up a very interesting point in his article “Delusions of Dialogue: Control an...

Lucas Foglia Talks About His Photography Projects “A Natural Order” and “Frontcountry”

I attended a Lucas Foglia give an artist talk about his work his two main projects from the past ten years. Th...

Presidential Persuasion

In CNN’s article, Obama’s Speech A Model of Persuasion, writer David Kusnet broke down President Obama...

Telepresence, Telecommunication, Telematic

In Roy Ascott’s article, “Is There Love In The Telematic Embrace?” he says that current technology is ma...

Video: MOViNG

This is a story told in an auto-ethnography style about a large family who moved from Silicon Valley to the co...

My Photo Series “Hispanica Americana” is Published in Annual UT Dallas Research Journal

I submitted this photographic essay to UT Dallas’ yearly student research journal called The Exley. Afte...

Chris Maker’s Sans Soleil

The Subway Sumo Scene from Chris Maker’s film Sans Soleil left an impression on me and kept me memorized...

Experimental Ethnography

As I was reading Catherine Russell’s book, Experimental Ethnography, one of the things that first struck...

Learning About The Geology of Dallas/Fort Worth

Today I went with Dr. Ignacio Pujana and a group of people from UT Dallas to visit various places around the D...

Video: A Reverie – A Thoughtful Journey Through Dreams and Reality

This is a time-lapse video of a woman walking through various areas around Dallas, Texas, musing about the dis...

Interview with Jeff Langhammer and Ryan Li

Yesterday I sat down with two professional photographers, Jeff Langhammer and Ryan Li, to discuss their ide...

Infographic: Memorability and History of Photos

They’re millions upon millions of photos taken and shared every day. Knowing what kind of photos to take...