Shefali Netke
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  • Berkeley, CA
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I'm from the Bay Area and am currently a second year student at UC Berkeley. I have one younger sister and wonderful family. I'm studying Cognitive Science in college and concentrating in Neuroscience and Psychology aspects. I think it's fascinating to try to figure out how the human mind works and apply it to different aspects of life. I love graphic design and how it makes such a big impact in the world. I also enjoy photography and my favorite subjects to photograph are my two dogs at home.

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New Jersey's Empty Sky 9/11 Memorial



Empty Sky is New Jersey's 9/11 memorial, dedicated to the 746 New Jersey lives lost on that day. The memorial is located right next to the Hudson River in Liberty State Park, where many people first witnessed the tragic events. The park was used as a place to organize collaborative efforts within the community, and the placement of the memorial draws a clear line to the Manhattan skyline, right to…

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Posted on April 1, 2012 at 10:08am

Wildly Colorful Mixed Media Illustrations

Japan-based graphic artist Marumiyan started drawing at a young age under the influence of his father. His works incorporate many different colors and patterns but all come together to form wildly beautiful illustrations. When asked about his favorite subjects to illustrate, Marumiyan answered, "I like to illustrate natural objects such as flowers and animals. They make the…

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Posted on April 1, 2012 at 9:00am

Human Skull Carved from Books

Maskull Lasserre has brought new life, or death in this case, to old computer manuals with his amazingly intricate sculpture of a human skull. Lasserre's work explores "the unexpected potential of the everyday through allegories of value, expectation, and utility."

The emergence of the skull figure from these books is definitely unexpected, yet seems appropriate at the same time. He…

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Posted on March 29, 2012 at 6:00am

Outside Looking In

Matthew Weatherstone's oil paintings and charcoal works in his series "The Disconnect" elegantly illustrate his theme with soft color palettes and smooth images. His work "explores ideas of human disconnectedness to the natural environment, genuine human community and relationship, faith and death."

The Sydney-based artist captures these feelings well with the contrast of industrial…

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Posted on March 28, 2012 at 10:50am — 1 Comment

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