Out Of The Box: Hiraeth: The Nostalgia Within Abandoned Homes, 2019 Purdue University
Out Of The Box: Hiraeth: The Nostalgia Within Abandoned Homes, Jessica Mcdaniel
The Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research
Student researcher Jessica McDaniel explains why abandoned houses obtained a reputation for horror, as well as how this fear is not all that remains in what were once homes.
Philosophical Archeology In Theoretical And Artistic Practice, 2019 The University of Western Ontario
Philosophical Archeology In Theoretical And Artistic Practice, Ido Govrin
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository
The aim of this thesis is to examine philosophical archeology and the feasibility of knowledge that derives from researching it simultaneously through theoretical and artistic practice.
Philosophical archeology essentially embodies one’s relation to history and historiographic research—a research methodology at the core of which lies a “historical a priori”, that which a priori conditions the historical development of a phenomenon. However, this research conceives of philosophical archeology more broadly, as a multifaceted term that traverses the discourse of the humanities at large.
By pursuing this doctoral research, my original contribution to knowledge is twofold: (1) I historicize philosophical ...
Petrolia, 2019 University of North Georgia, Dahlonega
Petrolia, Jada Smith
Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research
The advancement of technology has brought upon a great many things: wonder, efficiency, mass production, different forms of communication, and an easier way of life. However, it has also caused fear and anxiety about how technology will shape the future and human life to come. Will we become more adaptable with it or become consumed by it? Dehumanization has become a great concern for a lot of people who are growing along with the exponentially-rising digital landscape.
On Imaginary Content Analogies In Musico-Literary Imitation, 2019 Universidad Complutense de Madrid
On Imaginary Content Analogies In Musico-Literary Imitation, Rodrigo Guijarro Lasheras
CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture
In his article "On Imaginary Content Analogies in Musico-Literary Imitation,” Rodrigo Guijarro Lasheras analyzes "imaginary content analogy," a term often used in musico-literary studies to describe a type of imitation of music in literature. His paper aims to examine and characterize this important concept, establishing several of its features that musico-literary criticism has not normally paid attention to, such as its static or dynamic character, its implicit or explicit musical correlate, and its relation to vocal music. He argues that all imaginary content analogies must have a correlate, and that, despite the fact that we normally think of them as ...
Upstream Downtown: Theatre Creation Through A Feminist And Multispecies Lens, 2019 York University
Upstream Downtown: Theatre Creation Through A Feminist And Multispecies Lens, Morgan Johnson, Alexandra Simpson
In the historically masculine Western sciences, we are told we can fully know a being by dissecting, labelling, testing, observing, and documenting. This article explores how multispecies and feminist theatre creation and performance, specifically in the style of clown and bouffon, can work to resist such narratives and offer a more sentient understanding of interspecies relationships. Our investigations focus on our journey as two female creators of Upstream Downtown, a research-based, physical theatre play about salmon and humans finding home in the settler colonial city of Toronto.
Arts Of Living On A Damaged Planet: Ghosts And Monsters Of The Anthropocene By Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan, And Nils Bubandt, 2019 Emily Carr Institute of Art & Design
Arts Of Living On A Damaged Planet: Ghosts And Monsters Of The Anthropocene By Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan, And Nils Bubandt, Randy Lee Cutler
Review of Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Anne Swanson, Elaine Gan, and Nils Bubandt's Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene.
Heather C. Lou Interview, 2019 DePaul University
Heather C. Lou Interview, Katie O’Reilly
Asian American Art Oral History Project
Artist Bio: heather c. lou, m.ed. (she/her/hers) is an angry gemini earth dragon, multiracial, asian, queer, cisgender, disabled, survivor/surviving, depressed, and anxious womxn of color artist based in st. paul, minnesota. her mixed media pieces include watercolor, acrylic, gold paint pen, oil pastel, radical love, & hope. each piece comments on the intersections of her racial, gender, ability, & sexual identities, as they continue to shift and develop in complexity each day. her art is a form of healing, transformation, and liberation, rooted in womxnism and gender equity through a racialized borderland lens. heather works in education as ...
Kai Duc Luong Interview, 2019 DePaul University
Kai Duc Luong Interview, Stuart Hutson
Asian American Art Oral History Project
Artist Bio Born in 1975 in Phnom-Penh, KAI-DUC LUONG fled the oppressive Khmer Rouge regime from Cambodia to Vietnam to France, where his family settled in Paris, in 1978. KAI-DUC operates between Chicago and Paris. His artistic projects include video (art / doc / film), photography, and mixed media installations. His unconventional path as a self-taught outsider artist, trained in digital communication & systems engineering, gives him a unique perspective, at times questioning subject matters through the understanding of transmission and systems (e.g. the primary emotions, the five senses, the stages of grief, the art industry). His works have been showcased at ...
Book Review: Palaces For The People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, And The Decline Of Civic Life, Eric Klinenberg, Georgia Westbrook
School of Information Student Research Journal
No abstract provided.
Contemporary Art And Historical Archives: Collaborations And Convergences In A Digital Multicultural Age, 2019 University of South Carolina, Columbia
Contemporary Art And Historical Archives: Collaborations And Convergences In A Digital Multicultural Age, Suzanne S. Lapierre
School of Information Student Research Journal
Literature illuminating the relationship between contemporary art and historical archives around the turn of the twenty-first century and how these interactions inform the evolution of archives in a digital multicultural age is the topic of this review. The literature reveals the extent to which art has been a means for members of marginalized groups to address their representation in historical archives, and also a means for archives to connect with a broader audience. Collaborations between artists and historical archives add new dimension to the debate about the nature of the archive as a creation in and of itself, and in ...
Lawgleaning, 2019 Birkbeck, University of London
Lawgleaning, Natalie Joelle
Poetry by Natalie Joelle
Interpreting Reality In The Anthropocene, 2019 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Interpreting Reality In The Anthropocene, Jake Philip Hamill
LSU Master's Theses
In this paper, I would like to propose that abundant beautification techniques in contemporary nature documentaries are counterproductive when attempting to address humans’ impact on our planet. By utilizing technology there could be a new way to educate ourselves about the Anthropocene on platforms such as Google Earth where one can view nature, statistics, and art by location. With limited data, learning about our effects on nature in its entirety is close to impossible but art can allow us to try and reveal new hidden connections.
Phantasmatic: Interrogating The (Im)Materiality Of Bodies Through Wool And Clay, 2019 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Phantasmatic: Interrogating The (Im)Materiality Of Bodies Through Wool And Clay, Alexandria J. Arceneaux
LSU Master's Theses
Phantasmaticis an exploration of materials and materiality which relies on the concept of the phantasmatic body elucidated in Gayle Salamon’s work Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality. This thesis is an exploration of these ideas. In my work, I use wool and clay to represent the material (known) and phantasmatic (sensed) bodies in an effort to explore an expanded understanding of the body at large. My work is also an effort to expand my own understanding of my phantasmatic body and its relationship to (my) materiality.
Continuity, 2019 Lingnan University
Continuity, Aleksandar Eftimovski
Artists-in-Residence Programme : Exhibition Catalogues
The sculptures displayed in this exhibition demonstrate knowledge transfer and cultural exchange between Aleksandar and Lingnan students in the process of creating site-specific works. They are largely made by timber from Chi Kee Sawmill & Timber, which was founded in North Point on Hong Kong Island in 1947, but later relocated to Chai Wan and then its current site in Kwu Tong, Sheung Shui in 1982. Unfortunately, this rare survivor of timber business has recently been identified as one of the first areas to be cleared for the controversial North East New Territories Development Plan launched by the HKSAR government. When ...
Overstimulated - An Immersive, Multimedia Art Installation, 2019 Union College - Schenectady, NY
Overstimulated - An Immersive, Multimedia Art Installation, Quinn Devlin
This thesis provides the explanation, inspiration, research and progression of an immersive, multimedia art installation that emulates the idea of a “sexual dystopia.” It explores how our dichotomy of inadequate sex education and hypersexual, gender-based media is resulting in a dystopian sexual reality for women in particular. The work portrays a future world in which sexual and fertility technology is so advanced and accessible that real men and women no longer interact. As a result, women and objects become one in the same.
Female literary icons are over-sexualized to suggest that porn-culture is a by-product of a historical framework that ...
Altered States: Creative Arts, Virtual Reality, And The Human Condition, 2019 Union College - Schenectady, NY
Altered States: Creative Arts, Virtual Reality, And The Human Condition, Sophia Gebara
Virtual reality (VR) is a medium that is cutting-edge and novel, creating fully immersive experiences for diverse audiences. Able to fabricate endless opportunities of hyper-realistic scenes, virtual reality provides a specific kind of space for self-reflection and empathy that no other medium can match. VR can take the viewer to the night of the shooting of Trayvon Martin, or next to families trying to survive the genocide in the Nuba mountains of Sudan, or even alongside a NASA scientists atop a sheet of ice in Greenland measuring the rising sea levels. This thesis explores the discourse and critical commentary surrounding ...
Meta Me On An Ecstatic Walk With Hansel And Gretel: A Reflection Of Dispensed, Reclaimed And Reframed Existence, 2019 University of Massachusetts Boston
Meta Me On An Ecstatic Walk With Hansel And Gretel: A Reflection Of Dispensed, Reclaimed And Reframed Existence, Laura White
Critical and Creative Thinking Capstones Collection
This synthesis revolves around a rendition of Hansel and Gretel, in which I am exiled from innocence through the chaos of life. I recollect my breadcrumb clues in the form of thoughts and beliefs that I have held for as long as I remember. The breadcrumbs lead to open-ended questions about habits of mind for meaning making. My process of self-examination uses an adaptation of Action Research and I connect my current life to where I began using an Intersecting Processes analysis. I observe and document the unfolding of my life while studying it, using self-expression and thinking made visible ...
Multiple Bodies As One, 2019 CUNY Hunter College
Multiple Bodies As One, Valerie Skakun
School of Arts & Sciences Theses
Influenced by traumatic bodily injuries, physical therapy, muscle growth, breathing patterns, mental health, ways of supporting a disabled body, navigating the health care system, and exhaustion, the work described in this paper is a double meaning of the word "organ" and investigates the body as machine. The vital parts of a pump organ, the bellows and pipes, are extracted and re-configured into structures built for the performer's entire body to physically engage with in order to produce wind-driven sounds. Two of the sound sculptures require that two performers engage in play together, allowing them to audibly communicate through moving ...
Writer As Activist, Activist As Writer, 2019 Wilfrid Laurier University
Writer As Activist, Activist As Writer, Marybeth Holleman
This brief essay describes the quandry and found guidelines of balancing art and activism, specifically as a writer. Examples come from the author's own work.
Expressive Mindfulness: A Trauma-Sensitive Expressive Arts Therapy Group Method, 2019 Lesley University
Expressive Mindfulness: A Trauma-Sensitive Expressive Arts Therapy Group Method, Meghan Daly
Expressive Therapies Capstone Theses
Mindfulness and expressive arts therapy are both supportive of directing attention in a manner that promotes integration and function of a person. In this paper, a trauma-sensitive method was created for use in a day treatment setting for adults with severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI). This method utilized expressive movement, visual art making with three different materials, and creative writing to encourage mindful, non-judgmental acceptance of the present moment; a sense of relaxation; and an overall increase in quality of life. During development of the method arts-based research informed the choice of materials, music, and structure of the group ...