Underexposed: Medium's 2018 Raw Expo at Milstein Hall

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The Cornell Mars Rover project team returned to Raw Expo to present current research and recent developments. photo / Becky Xu (B.Arch. '20)
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Projects from the design and environmental analysis program presented work from their user experience studio using virtual reality headsets. photo / Becky Xu (B.Arch. '20)
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Medium Design Collective member Sam Price (B.Arch '21) created an interactive imaging project where RAW EXPO 2018 participants helped to place more than 20,000 pieces of colored paper in a backlit grid to recreate VanGough's Starry Night. photo / Mia DiMiao (B.Arch '22)
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Sam Price (B.Arch '21) places one of more than 20,000 pieces of tissue paper into his installation that gradually became VanGough's Starry Night. photo / Jill Wu '20
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Presenters discussed plans for a redesign of the Willard Straight Hall patio on Cornell's campus with RAW EXPO 2018 attendees. photo / Jill Wu
The Cornell Mars Rover project team returned to Raw Expo to present current research and recent developments. photo / Becky Xu (B.Arch. '20) Projects from the design and environmental analysis program presented work from their user experience studio using virtual reality headsets. photo / Becky Xu (B.Arch. '20) Medium Design Collective member Sam Price (B.Arch '21) created an interactive imaging project where RAW EXPO 2018 participants helped to place more than 20,000 pieces of colored paper in a backlit grid to recreate VanGough's Starry Night. photo / Mia DiMiao (B.Arch '22) Sam Price (B.Arch '21) places one of more than 20,000 pieces of tissue paper into his installation that gradually became VanGough's Starry Night. photo / Jill Wu '20 Presenters discussed plans for a redesign of the Willard Straight Hall patio on Cornell's campus with RAW EXPO 2018 attendees. photo / Jill Wu
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May 11, 2018

This year's Raw Expo, titled Underexposed, was an exploration of "messy, edgy, raw processes" that precede a final design project or object. The expo was held on the evening of April 26 in the Milstein Hall dome and was hosted by Medium, a student-led design collective that aims to build interdisciplinary connections across campus and beyond through design.

The 2018 Raw Expo included work from more than 40 projects across seven Cornell schools and colleges including media such as user experience presented via virtual reality, hands-on interactive imaging processes, innovations in robotics such as the Cornell Mars Rover project, and the in-process proposal for a redesign of Willard Straight Hall terrace titled "The Straight Edge" that was recently approved by the Student Assembly Infrastructure Fund Commission.