The hand has a total of 27 bones constituting the basic skeleton of the wrist and hand.
The hand has 4 fingers and a thumb.
Each finger has 3 bones and the thumb has two bones.
Fingers don’t have muscles to facilitate movement.
Every kind of possible action that fingers perform is controlled/regulated by muscles present in the palm and forehand.
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Kokopelli represents a mischievous trickster or the Minstrel, the spirit of music, also considered a symbol of fertility who brought well-being to the people, assuring success in hunting, planting and growing crops, and human conception. Often represented as a humpbacked flute player in a dancing pose. Kokopelli is associated with being a storyteller, teacher, healer, trickster, trader and a god.
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kokopelli’s sound shaper
For this particular project, Daphne and I have teamed up to create a wearable fabric done up based on the pattern from a chosen acoustical environment that interacts with the given motion of the body part.
Who is kokopelli?
body parts chosen
The elbow is a joint connecting Read more →
How do humans hear?
This kids video does an excellent job in explaining how the human ears work in a simple yet comprehensive manner!
In a nutshell, the ear is divided into 3 parts – outer, middle and inner ear.
Outer ear – pinna/auricle:Part that we can see Main job is to collect sounds from our surroundings. Shape of ear is designed Read more →
Who is Kokopelli?
A mythical character often portrayed as a hunchback flute player. The legend originates from ancient beliefs of American south-west natives. He is thought to be a symbol of fertility, joy, feast and long life. He is also a musician, storyteller, rainmaker, healer, teacher, joker-magician and seducer.
“This merry traveler has a lesson Read more →
Pleasant: Water Cooler in ADM (Flowy)
Unpleasant: Security Alarm in ADM (Resembles water droplets)
Sound Waves on Audacity
IMG_7551Elbow-BoneElbow is the joint connecting the proper arm to the forearm Marked on the upper limb by the medial and lateral epicondyles and the olecranon process Classified as a synovial joint, functionally as a simple hinge joint that allows for flexion and extension. Read more →
These were the two words Brendan and I picked. It was exciting because these two body parts are vastly different from each other in terms of how they move as well as the small intricacies between parts.
To begin, an eye is one of the most delicate and intricate organsof the body as it is solely responsible for a Read more →
About the project
To create wearable art that produce sound as the model moves in it. Group members: Zhen Qi + Si Hui
We were assigned the body parts, hip and mouth, but we decided to focus our design on the hip. The final skirt piece is inspired by the sound of walking over pebbles and the sound of white noise Read more →
Ying Hui and I are working together for this Kokopelli’s Sound Shaper project,. Our first task is to select a pleasant and unpleasant sound, then construct a sound fabric from each of them. After deciding on the sounds, Ying Hui and I proceeded to ideate individually first before combining both our visions together in the final sound fabric.
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Significance of the Face
The lucky body part that I managed to draw from the Pandora’s Box is… the face! The face is a unique and complicated part of the body. It is not merely another part of the body, but it plays huge roles in shaping us into the person we are and also how we communicate with Read more →