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Out Of The Box: Hiraeth: The Nostalgia Within Abandoned Homes, Jessica McDaniel 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.


Thomas Kong Interview, Jon Lovisetto 2019 DePaul University

Thomas Kong Interview, Jon Lovisetto

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Artist bio: Thomas Kong is an artist working in collage and assemblage, using advertising, packaging and other surplus material from his convenience store, Kim's Corner Food, located in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Kim's Corner Food features an evolving installation of Kong's work, and is open to customers and visitors 7 days a week from 8AM - 8PM at 1371 W. Estes Ave, Chicago, IL 60626.

The Back Room, an experimental project space in the store's former stock room, operated from October 2015 – March 2019, and has now closed. Bio from: https://thomaskong.biz/


Spanning, Mary Katherine Carder-Thompson 2019 The University of Western Ontario

Spanning, Mary Katherine Carder-Thompson

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This dossier consists of three chapters. Chapter 1 is a comprehensive artist statement describing my system for spirit communication that leverages the latent power of wool processing tools. This system borrows strategies from varied sources including living history, paraconceptualism, and bricolage. Chapter 2 visually documents my studio practice over the two years of my MFA candidacy at Western University. Chapter 3 is a case study of Luanne Martineau’s 2009 drawing, Who are they you salute, and that one after another salute you. This case study addresses Martineau’s engagement with Modernism’s legacy and discusses how her work builds ...


Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, Sarah Adcock 2019 Washington University in St. Louis

Children Shouldn't Play With Dead Things, Sarah Adcock

Graduate School of Art Theses

I view my creative process as alchemy, the transformation of materials through experimentation. I use wax as a material that transcends its historical use as a sculptural process for casting and instead, use it for its transmutable qualities to inform content. Because of its plasticity and duality as fragile and resilient, wax is symbolically submissive and assertive. By applying heat, wax can be molded and formed into new shapes. Once it cools, wax reverts back to its natural state; solid and impermeable. I use objects to explore desires of origin and life. Transitional objects, the first “me not me” possession ...


The Role Of Band For Former Military-Connected Students When Transitioning Schools: A Phenomenological Study, Beverly Purifoy Goehring 2019 Liberty University

The Role Of Band For Former Military-Connected Students When Transitioning Schools: A Phenomenological Study, Beverly Purifoy Goehring

Doctoral Dissertations and Projects

The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to understand the role of wind band for former military-connected (MC) students that graduated Carn Schools (pseudonym) in the past five years who experienced a transition to a new school. The theories guiding this study were Gates’ music participation theory as it describes reasons and explanations of why people actively participate in music and Vygotsky’s social constructivist theory as it relates to learning in a social context. The central research question for this study was as follows: How do former MC children describe their experiences in wind band during a transition ...


Visual Teaching Of Geometry And The Origins Of 20th Century Abstract Art, Stephen Luecking 2019 DePaul University

Visual Teaching Of Geometry And The Origins Of 20th Century Abstract Art, Stephen Luecking

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics

As a group, the artists educated near the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries possessed greater mathematical knowledge than expected of artists today, especially regarding constructive skills in Euclidean geometry. Educational theory of the time stressed such skills for students in general, who needed these to enter the workplace of the time. Mathematics teaching then stressed the use of manipulatives, i.e., visual and interactive aids thought to better fix the student’s acquisition of mathematical skills. This visual training, especially in geometry, significantly affected the early development of abstraction in art. This paper presents examples of ...


Philosophical Archeology In Theoretical And Artistic Practice, Ido Govrin 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 ...


Reflections On The Number Seven, Grace Sneesby 2019 Providence College

Reflections On The Number Seven, Grace Sneesby

Art Journal

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Antithesis, Jessica Rogers 2019 Providence College

Antithesis, Jessica Rogers

Art Journal

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MíMica, Amy Pineda 2019 Providence College

MíMica, Amy Pineda

Art Journal

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Spelunking: The Exploration Of A New World, Marcus Karamanolis 2019 Providence College

Spelunking: The Exploration Of A New World, Marcus Karamanolis

Art Journal

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Anachronists, Liv D'Elia 2019 Providence College

Anachronists, Liv D'Elia

Art Journal

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But First: Let Me Take A Selfie, Catherine Day 2019 Providence College

But First: Let Me Take A Selfie, Catherine Day

Art Journal

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The Ordained Time, Isabella Christilles 2019 Providence College

The Ordained Time, Isabella Christilles

Art Journal

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Art Journal 2019 - Perspectives, 2019 Providence College

Art Journal 2019 - Perspectives

Art Journal

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Kazua Melissa Vang, Justin Beales 2019 DePaul University

Kazua Melissa Vang, Justin Beales

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Kazua Melissa Vang is a Hmong American filmmaker, visual artist, photographer, teaching artists, production manager, and producer based in Minnesota. Melissa is currently a lead artist as well as a teaching artist for In Progress. Her most two most recent photography works were showcased at In Progress under the exhibit, “NEXUS: Honoring the Self-Taught Photographic Artist” (2016), and “Hmong Tattoo,”(2017). Her current photography project is taking portraits of Hmong refrigerators and freezers. From her collection “F R I D G E S,” was featured in the exhibit, “Foodway”(Summer 2018) at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and ...


Ruins, Lauren Copelan 2019 University of North Georgia

Ruins, Lauren Copelan

Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

waste not, want not

Lauren Copelan

Artist Statement

waste not, want not is a series of photographs exploring waste in a consumer society. The images are composed of alluring chaos and constant motion, all tied together with the low saturation of color film. In addition to creating aesthetically pleasing images from trash, waste not, want not forces the viewer to be more critical and encourages self-inquiry when it comes to their own consumption and wastefulness, as well as allowing me to acknowledge the irony in my own work. Both the process and production of the series reinforces the constant production ...


Petrolia, Jada Smith 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.


Who Says, Holly Bokash 2019 University of North Georgia

Who Says, Holly Bokash

Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research

Who Says: Photography Exhibition


Renditions Of A Changing Landscape In Lancaster County, Tanner Simon 2019 Elizabethtown College

Renditions Of A Changing Landscape In Lancaster County, Tanner Simon

Landmark Conference Summer Research Symposium

The people and landscape of Lancaster County are changing. Population increases and economic success both result in the development and urbanization of a land once sought after for its fertile farm land; fields once abundant with corn and tobacco now find themselves stripped of nature’s splendor; barren plateaus at the doorsteps of shopping centers, malls, and housing developments. It is this nostalgia and this romantic notion of a “simpler” time that rallied the Impressionists and Post-Impressionists—Cezanne, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Manet, Van Gogh. This drove them to capture elements of the old towns of France before they turned to ...


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