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

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 divine coincidence. This dance version gives us a lot more detail than the actual music video since it focuses on the choreography.

Turn on CC for english subtitles at the chorus for more context. (Side note: The guy with the curly hair and muscle tank damn cute lehhhh what a distraction)

< ‘Silver Spoon’ Live Concert Performance by BTS > Powerful hip thrusts and rotations in intro and chorus.

< Crayon Shin Chan Showing Us How It’s Done > In this episode, Shin Chan joins a hip hop class and flaunts his inventive hip dance that impressed the sensei so much he asked him where he learnt to move like that.

Watch 4:03 – 4:24. Turn on CC for english subtitles.

Range of motion: Blowing

< ‘From Your Mouth’ MV by God Lives Underwater > Throughout the whole music video, the protagonist is seen chewing food into existence.  Common sense tells us that we swallow after we chew on our food. But as he chews, he fishes out new food from his mouth and continues to do that until he forms a banquet at the end. Really odd and creative concept.


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paper sketch models
pleasant sound - pebbles

sound descriptor: a very staccato but smooth texture, therapeutic and flowy like a shallow river.

unpleasant sound - white noise in staircase lobby

sound descriptor: a rough and fuzzy sound, that echoes off each other in still air.

Human hearing

Sound made outside the ear travels down the external auditory canal in the form of sound waves or vibrations. They strike the eardrum (tympanic membrane), creating vibrations.

The vibrations travel to the ossicles – three tiny bones located in the middle ear. The ossicles amplify the sound and send the sound waves to the inner ear and into the fluid-filled hearing organ – cochlea.

Arriving at the inner ear, the sound waves are converted into electrical impulses, which the auditory nerve sends to the brain. The brain then interprets these electrical impulses as sound.

frog hearing

Frogs, unlike humans, do not have external ears. But they have ear drums directly exposed or covered by a membrane, located just behind their eyes. The membrane is usually enclosed by a cartilage ring.

Sound waves vibrate on the ear drum, which travels through fluids in the inner ear. The sound waves continue to travel through hair cells, which then contact nerve fibres, generating electric pulses. The nerve fibres carry the signals to the brain, translating them as sound.






One Reply to “Research: Body Parts / Sketch Models / Human + Frog Hearing”

  1. 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..?

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