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Embodying the Canadian University Dance Transition Experience: A Collective Case Study
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 ...
Non-Aligned Modernism: Yugoslavian Art and Culture from 1945-1990
This thesis seeks to understand and recover contemporary social, political and aesthetic value from the often dismissed or marginalized history of Yugoslavian modernism. The significance and complexity of the Yugoslavian ...
Time Caught by the Tail: Fast Forward: Pause
This thesis examines the effect of the new technology and the virtual time on the visual language, production and consumption of image, and in particular image of alterity. By revisiting works of 1960s artists and their ...
Slumber Party is a short film about the constant struggle between expectation and reality. Over the course of one, meaningful night, Libby realizes that everything she had been waiting for was not what she expected, and ...
From Protests to Pomegranates
This paper was written as a support for my thesis exhibition entitled From Protests to Pomegranates. The creation of this work is situated in a context of postcolonial diasporic life in Canada post-9/11. In this text I ...
This thesis will outline my material processes, ideas and concepts during my studies at York University’s MFA in Visual Arts. I briefly discuss weaving and women in mythology and history, and connect my work to that of ...
Halfling is a feature length screenplay following Azra, a young girl who embarks on a journey across a dystopian future-land to protect her people and ask for help from the Grim, a people she has been taught are monsters.
Dubious Cosmology: A Photo/Sculptural Rendition of Landscape and Modern Myth
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 ...
Strange Encounters: An Investigation of Graphic Design-Produced Artifacts that Discuss Hybrid Embodiment of Indo-Canadian Identity
Postmodernism has been important in acknowledging the many forms of “otherness” that emerge from differences in subjectivity, gender, race, class, temporal and spatial geographic location and dislocation. This has become ...
Thematic Interconnectivity as an Innate Musical Quality: An Investigation of Jandek's "European Jewel" Guitar Riffs
This dissertation is divided into two main areas. The first of these explores Jandek-related discourse and contextualizes the project. Also discussed is the interconnectivity that runs through the project through the ...