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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018 - 09:34:55 pm

@ itsteri


Kokopelli's Sound Shaper: Process


Friday, Apr 20, 2018 - 08:50:49 pm

@ dion

By Dion Chew & Ong Jia Ying

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Tags: 3d | kokopelli

Kokopelli’s Soundshaper - Soundscape Sculptures

Yuen Jia Jun

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 - 05:40:43 am

@ Bird Whisperer

For the continuation of the analysis of the ‘Good Sound’ sculpture, check out Niki’s post at this link:


Kokopelli's Sound Shaper - MAHI

Yuen Jia Jun

Sunday, Apr 15, 2018 - 10:23:38 pm

@ Bird Whisperer


[Kokopelli's Soundshaper] Soundscape Sculptures


Saturday, Apr 14, 2018 - 09:32:20 pm

@ n i k i

Good sound

Background sound from an installation in the ADM Gallery

Bad sound

Sound of the ADM handicapped lift moving

good sound sculpture

We wanted to convey the swelling of the bass of the music, which occured twice, through the gentle swelling of the paper.

The husky saxophone sound gradually emerges into the foreground in the sound, which we depicted as a wave cutting over the Read more →


FV - Kokopelli's Sound Shaper: Final

Naomi Wee

Friday, Mar 30, 2018 - 06:04:15 pm

@ NaOMi

Wow! Thanks for the dynamic layout girls! Yes all the key elements are well summarized & aptly reflected in your presentation :)

#002 : Flash . Kokopelli’s Sound Shaper (Final)

Jingyi Chen

Thursday, Mar 29, 2018 - 09:13:22 pm

@ hantallie

Pdf version: Kokopelli_Flash More on research and process can be found here:

Fantastic photography (and model ;) and detailed origami-folding sketches... I think it would be great if you could briefly explain or relate your choice of material to the 3 KEY sound lexicon & perhaps the perspective image of Kokopelli could actually be Amanda instead of a generic Kokopelli? Since she already appears throughout the presentation? The generic Kokopelli looks rather incongruent in comparison ... (TT;)

Hi Cheryl, thanks for your feedback! We have changed and edited it!! Please see^

Research: Body Parts / Sketch Models / Human + Frog Hearing

Ho Si Hui

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 - 04:07:40 pm

@ runaway salmon

What is Kokopelli?

A fertility deity originating from Hohokam, Yumam, and ancestral Pueblo tribes. Often depicted as a humpbacked flute player, there is a myth that he can be seen on the full, waning moon.

Assigned body parts: hip + mouth
range of motion

< ‘Lip & Hip’ Official Dance Practice by HyunA > Literally a music video about our assigned key words, what a Read more →

Thanks Sihui for the diverse avalanche of HIP & MOUTH video sources;) Thanks for covering the frog & human hearing research as well although I do recall asking for similarities between the two... To be honest, I cannot quite tell the difference between your 2 initial attempts at making the unpleasant & pleasant sound fabric... the folding for the stairwell echoes seems more structured than that for the pebble sound..?

Kokopelli's Sound Shaper (Research)

Jia Ying

Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 - 12:55:36 am

@ Jiaying

Who is Kokopelli?

Kokopelli is a fertility deity.  Like most fertility deities, he presides over both childbirth and agriculture. He is  usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player. Kokopelli’s flute is said to be heard in the spring’s breeze, while bringing warmth. It is also said that he was the source of human conception. Legend has it, Read more →

Some good solid research Jiaying!:) Would have been great if some of the Range of Motion spine diagrams were incorporated in your final pair Kokopelli layout.

Form & Visualization | Project 2 : Kokopelli's Sound Shaper [Final PDF]

Jia Yi

Friday, Mar 23, 2018 - 09:03:12 am

@ Dribs and drabs

For more information about process and execution, please feel free to take a look at the links in the below:



Great storyline & detailed photography going on here girls! Including the 3 KEY sound lexicon & explaining how they relate to the final choice of materials... as well as the perspective sketch of Kokopelli making his way through the dark woods would make a more complete presentation.