Tag Archives: Belief

Modern Day Bottle

SCAVENGED TECHNOLOGY VODOU BOTTLE – 2017 Glass bottle, scavenged assorted electronic components, scavenged lengths of various wire This bottle shows off the way that Vodou is ever changing and has adapted to the changing world around it. I have incorporated modern technology with classic Vodou ideas. This bottle uses discarded electronics to show that Vodou […]



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Wu Xing, the Five Elements in Chinese Culture

Throughout COR 330 Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors we looked at Chinese culture from the ancient starts of religion and god worship to the way the way that government and economy have affected these religions and the way that people worship their ancestors in the modern day. Many of the traditions of these ancient cultures have […]



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Buddhism in America and its Influence

Abstract For this project, I would be creating a short magazine in a format such as National Geographic. The topic I’ll be focusing on will be about the religions in China and more importantly how it was spread to the U.S and altered by the new environment. Even today, we notice how great of an […]



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Qi: Managing the Flow – Abstract

Qi The Abstract history of feng shui Feng shui, a practice of managing qi, has taken many forms throughout history. It has evolved through time and influence from other cultures, and different cultures have taken it and shaped it to their needs and wants. Originating over 3000 years ago, feng shui was once used within […]



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The Four Great Folktales of China

  I only knew a small grasp of Chinese culture and beliefs, which inhibited me from clearly understanding Chinese folklore and religions. Studying more into the culture, I found that Chinese folklore is rich with many ghost stories and tales that reflect the beliefs of the region. There are so many in fact, that to […]



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