"By creating a piece of organic, living art within the stairway, I will attract visual and social interaction with the space."

—Jacqueline Surdell '15, an art history and the visual arts major from Chicago, explaining the genesis of Project 2015, "a dynamic network of white braided cotton cord of varying size, repetitively knotted, looped, and pulled together, hanging down the interior of the staircase" of the Arthur G. Coons Administrative Center at Oxy.  To learn more about the installation, visit

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