A student from a part term at PSU asked me a few questions about web design vs web development. I thought I’d share!Here’s my response to their questions: Hi Alanna!I hope you are doing well during all of this craziness!I am trying to pursue web design a bit more, and there is so much to […]
The chair of my grad program, Tracey Cockrell, was big on critique as democratic agreement. We spent a great deal of time through the course of my program defining what we wanted out of critique, a big one — no innocuous language. Meaning, no “that’s pretty,” “I like it” etc. Anytime we would make an […]
https://www.stageit.com/ this is kinda cool. its like virtual busking for big musicians.
What was the last lyric you had to look up online? from r/funny
The following is a random assortment of resources for people in Portland Struggling from various challenges posed by Covid-19 and it’s impact on life. Small Business and Non Profit Resources https://prosperportland.us/portfolio-items/portland-small-business-relief-fund/?fbclid=IwAR1y8I6ArKUqi9grmkBBzhV8BxScq2XmRn-uD7Qcj0zlLozBzrS8-a9ZJgYThis one is only open until April 1, and you get cash in hand by next Friday. Wowza. Our senator has a great list of resources […]
Looking to stock up on some new films to watch during your self quarantine? The NFB website has hundreds of films by Canadian Indigenous filmmakers available for free!
LOVE this article in the Atlantic: Getting Lost Makes the Brain go Haywire “So deep-seated is our dread of disorientation that becoming lost might trigger a kind of crack-up, where our very sense of self comes apart at the seams. “To a man totally unaccustomed to it,” wrote Theodore Roosevelt in his 1888 book Ranch Life […]
The Register Guard gave us a nice write up in the paper! “The Maude Kerns Art Center presents “despondent,” a group show of six artists opening with a public reception on Friday, February 21, from 6 – 8 pm. The exhibit features the work of Judith Hochman, Kumja Lee, M.V. Moran, Alanna Risse, Rhonda Vanover, […]
Just because. via GIPHY
The Biodiversity Heritage Library has a Flickr account with more than 150, 000 images of bugs, animals, and plants.
Love this project! “With its Geo Tools, Google has created a platform that allows users and businesses to interact with maps in a novel way. This means that questions relating to power in the discourse of cartography have to be reformulated. But what is the relationship between the art of enabling and techniques of supervision, […]
I’ve been helping ceti.institute get up and running by helping get a website up and helping with organization tasks. It’s been such an honor to work with Nandini and her crew and I hope it continues forever and ever! We’re organizing a bunch of creatives, scientists, mathematicians and like-minded people to build fun projects for […]
I’ve noticed my depression and fatigue coming back as well as some TMJ. And things are hard. So gratitude is in order I am so very grateful for my husband to hear me say in a very clinical way “I am exhibiting signs of depression, and this frustrates me.” and for him to just listen, […]
Follow your rainbow.
Late August 2019 we went to Cape Disappointment in Washington, just south of LongBeach. It was the kite festival, we hung out with friends we don’t get to see often enough, and made some new friends.