Places and Characters

Space Reflection

The selection of the space was pretty easy for or group to choose from. On our way out leaving the Brick, I told my group that I had to go to Moka Joka for work and that I thought it would be a good location to choose. The first benefit of choosing the space is that it’s less than a five-minute walk from the Birck, second, it had a lot of objects that we could use when creating our list. Once the idea was proposed it was pretty easy to fit our daily practices to work with the location. Rosemary’s daily practice is drawing superheroes and interviewing people, Taniths is braiding hair, Taneyashas is listening to music and mine is crocheting. All of which can be done and had been done at the Moka Joka. 

Object List

  1. Oar
  2. Microwave
  3. Toaster
  4. Bagel
  5. Butter knives
  6. Forks
  7. Spoons
  8. Iphones
  9. Bowls
  10. Water bottles 
  11. Dimes
  12. Quarters
  13. Pennies
  14. Plates
  15. Dollars
  16. Stickers
  17. Teapot
  18. Nature Valley Crunchy bars
  19. Annie’s Bunny Fruit snacks
  20. Swiss Mix
  21. Toaster Pastries (off brand pop tarts)
  22. Wipes
  23. A sink
  24. Tea (10 different kinds)
  25. Mugs
  26. Normal (stained) coffee pot
  27. Blue Glowing coffee pot
  28. Neon Sign
  29. Counter
  30. Stools
  31. Couch
  32. Bagel slicer
  33. Outlets
  34. Computer
  35. Closets
  36. Coffee Grounds
  37. Soap dispenser
  38. Black Beanie
  39. Sketch book
  40. Salt-
  41. Pepper
  42. Milk
  43. Sriracha
  44. Glass vase
  45. Toilet paper
  46. Bags
  47. Scarves
  48. Trash Can
  49. Jam
  50. Peanut butter
  51. Honey
  52. Nutella
  53. Pens
  54. Business cards
  55. Dish Rack
  56. Refrigerator
  57. Books
  58. First Aid Kit
  59. Paper
  60. Posters
  61. Graffiti
  62. Hair
  63. British jacket
  64. shoes
  65. Tea cup and saucer
  66. Hat 
  67. Riding crop 

Rosemary, Tanith, Taneyasha

Character Reflection

 In contrast to the time it took for my group and I to choose a location the creation of my character took me a long time to come up with. Moka Joka is chock-full of items that a viewer could be inspired to draw from. At first, I thought it would be cool to come up with a character that was like a combination of a bunch of different graffiti but that ended up looking too chaotic. In the end, I went with a simple design but a graphic look since I still wanted to include the graffiti (something that is very prevalent at the Joka) in the piece. 

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