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    • A Constellation of Sorts: Pause, Glean, Repeat, Drift, Wait 

      Testa, Andrew Mark (2016-09-20)
      My art practice is concerned with the nature of imagesimages which at once inscribe a historical continuity between the past and present, as well as index an inevitable sense of loss and drift. My MFA thesis exhibition, A ...
    • A Creative Exploration of the Use of Intelligent Agents in Spatial Narrative Structures 

      Roth, Andrew Christian (2015-01-26)
      This thesis is an interdisciplinary study of authoring tools for creating spatial narrative structures– exposing the relationship between artists, the tools they use, and the experiences they create. It is a research-creation ...
    • A Drop Across 

      Svoboda, Elinor Brita (2016-11-25)
      A Drop Across is a short experimental fiction film that explores parallel realities and the role of free will from a broader perspective. Told through interweaving narratives, we meet Charlotte in three different ...
    • A Late Thaw 

      Barr, Kimberley Angela (2015-08-29)
      A Late Thaw is an eighteen-minute drama based on the loss of my boyfriend in an ice climbing accident when I was nineteen. The film is largely a poetic exploration of love, grief, and hope. The narrative is fictionalized ...
    • Artist Growth of a Singer-Songwriter: A Personal Testimonial 

      Romios, Maria Georgina (2016-11-25)
      This thesis is a study of creativity with attention placed on the personal experience of myself as a songwriter. It contains a personal account of my experiences with relation to music, my chosen artistic medium, in ...
    • As We Write, So We Build 

      Carlesimo, Teresa Margaret (2015-08-28)
      This thesis support document accompanies my Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition as we write, so we build. My work explores themes of place, placelessness and memory in relation to the built environment. Using typical ...
    • Beside Oneself: Towards a Participatory Feminist Art Practice 

      Schogt, Elida (2015-01-26)
      Comprised of a research paper and the presentation of a performance, my dissertation in studio-based visual art is part of a larger discussion about the role of art and the viewer-participant within social and political ...
    • Biidaaban: First Light 

      Jackson, Elizabeth Linda (2019-07-02)
      Biidaaban: First Light is a short room-scale virtual reality (VR) experience that places the user in a future Toronto, set in and around Nathan Phillips Square. It projects a possible future where nature has begun to reclaim ...
    • Blink 

      Tozer, Maia Ella (2016-09-20)
      What happens in the blink of an eye? Blink is a 14-minute experimental film that focuses on, and exposes brief, spontaneous, expressive, and communicative gestures that often pass us by unnoticed, unrecognized or ...
    • Body, Mat, Mark-Making 

      Harber, Scott (2015-08-28)
      I explore painting and drawing through a binding of its performative activity with the practice of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Constraints are put in place to impose constant and abrupt switching between mark-making and grappling ...
    • Conditions Variable: Assemblage Theory and Systems Theory in Creative Practice 

      Ouellette, Troy David (2014-07-09)
      This dissertation will situate the twenty-first century phenomenon of Assemblage theory, which originated in the field of philosophy, within the last 100 years of creative practice. Drawing from Manuel DeLanda’s application ...
    • Connectivity 

      Nobel, Christine Anne (2017-07-27)
      Connectivity is an exploration of confluence between the practice of painting and fibre arts. Through the shared material language of these established disciplines I seek to highlight both the act of making and the viewing ...
    • Cut Twice: Experiments in Kinetic, Interactive Sculpture 

      Houston, Rebecca Jane (2015-08-28)
      This thesis support paper is an exploration of the process, creative influences and philosophical framework surrounding the creation of the body of work contained in the art exhibition “Cut Twice” (Gales Gallery, May 4-9, ...
    • Dancing in the Diaspora: An Investigation of Contemporary Indian Dance Practices 

      Suresh, Suma (2018-09-19)
      My research focus is to develop my own personal choreographic voice by contextualizing and investigating the works of three contemporary Indian dance choreographers in the diaspora who have trained in the classical dance ...
    • Director as Dreamer: Directing Strindberg's A Dream Play 

      Di Giovanni, David Donato (2017-07-27)
      What does it mean for a theatre production to have soul or spirit? What choices can the director make, starting from the conceiving process, to encourage a production to find spirit? How do these choices factor into the ...
    • Does the Sand Hear the Waves? 

      Khalili, Taravat (2016-09-20)
      Does the Sand Hear the Waves? is an experimental diary film which follows and investigates the journey of a girl raised in an Eastern culture, but who resides in a Western country. The film is about transformation and ...
    • Doppelgangers 

      MacDonald, Kristie Lynn Anne (2016-09-20)
      This paper explores a series of artworks entitled Doppelgngers, wherein found objects are paired with detailed copies. Within this body of work I duplicate a range of scrap papers including envelopes and short notes with ...
    • Dubious Cosmology: A Photo/Sculptural Rendition of Landscape and Modern Myth 

      Morton, Ella Sharp (2015-08-28)
      Dubious Cosmology is a series of photographs and sculptures that examine the visual portrayal of landscape and science fiction in contemporary Western culture. The work considers why human beings feel the need to have a ...
    • Embodying the Canadian University Dance Transition Experience: A Collective Case Study 

      Bolt, Jennifer Marie (2016-11-25)
      This collective case study explores the social, psychosocial and cognitive dimensions of dance majors transition from multiple pre-university learning environments into their current Canadian university dance program. Three ...
    • Encountering This: Orange Peel and Onion Skin 

      Culver, Ashley Diana (2015-08-28)
      Attention with care given to the other is at the core of my practice. Encountering This; Orange Peel and Onion Skin contains accounts of encounters with this and considers my relationship and understanding of this. This ...

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