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Designing the artistic experience: Student filmmakers on campus

Art is participatory. What artists create is an experience for people to look at artwork and imagine themselves to be part of its story. The best works of art are the most convincing in catalyzing their audience’s imagination. Moreover, the process of art-making is also more arduous than we often imagine. This week, The Daily Princetonian spoke with two student artists on campus who designed their own film projects as an extracurricular passion in hopes of unveiling the artistic ideals that motivated them and the artistic processes they underwent.


Performing Service: PCCV Open Mic NIght

“Probably the most dangerous thing about a college education, at least in my own case, is that it enables my tendency to over-intellectualize stuff, to get lost in abstract arguments inside my head instead of simply paying attention to what's going on right in front of me,” Mica O'Brien '17 stated during the Open Mic Night hosted last week by the Pace Council for Civic Values. O’Brien was quoting David Foster Wallace, an American novelist.


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