University of Memphis, 9:1, 1990 Spring

University of Memphis, 9:1, 1990 Spring


Cover Story, "Video Magic"

For hundreds of years, painters have used brushes, potters have manipulated wheels and sculptors have brandished chisels. Now Memphis State's art students are wielding a new tool to produce images — the computer graphics system. On the Cover: "Hidden Symmetry" was produced with a computer and thermal printer. Its creator, James Watkins, teaches MSU art students to blend creativity with technology.

Also featured, "Standing at the River — A Look at the 1968 Sanitation Strike"

As custodian of the 1968 Sanitation Strike Archival Project, MSU's Mississippi Valley Collection is an important source of historical information used by civil rights scholars, historians, writers and film producers from around the world.