Recent Submissions

  • That Thing that Lingers 

    Marczell, Katherine (2019-07-02)
    Somewhere between a chronology and stream-of-consciousness text, this support paper begins to enframe research around possible worlds, provisional painting, and installation art. Personal connections are made between my ...
  • A Simultaneous World 

    Briede, Ilze (2019-07-02)
    What if we could experience and see more than meets the eye? What if we could envision a multitude of existing realities being unveiled to us simultaneously? What if we could float in and out through different temporal ...
  • Apropos Obsolescence 

    Wolstenholme, Colleen Dawn (2019-07-02)
    Apropos Obsolescence is the title of this PhD in visual art dissertation and exhibition. It is an exploration of how a human mind interfaces with and mediates both proximal space and the larger environment of planet Earth. ...
  • The Importance of the Non-Important Re-Orientations 

    Lozano, Jorge (2019-03-05)
    A multi-layered exploration of three central issues regarding the production of my artistic works. The combination of chance, non-conscious cognition combined with biological, social, and political constraints generate ...
  • Al Lado, Afuera. // Beside, Outside.: The Performance of Solidarity between Archive and Repertoire in Guatemala and Canada 

    Heyn-Jones, Zoe Amelia (2018-11-21)
    My research-creation dissertation investigates the question 'how are human rights enacted/performed? by examining solidarity activism in Guatemala and the hemispheric networks that enable it. The essay film al lado, afuera. ...
  • The Perfect, Singular Moment, When Reality Looks Back at You to Show, Exactly, What She Has Been Hiding All This Time: Nothing 

    Tamayo, Alejandro (2018-11-21)
    This research process is rooted in a material practice and in the temporal apprehension of objects and everyday materials, extending and complexifying the concept of the readymade (as first introduced by Marcel Duchamp). ...
  • After Muybridge: Becoming Unknown 

    Frise, Heather Ruth (2018-11-21)
    This thesis paper is in support of the exhibition, After Muybridge: Becoming Unknown, and examines the material and conceptual approaches to my work with drawing, animation and installation. The paper begins by looking ...
  • Et Cetera 

    Ye, Xuan (2018-11-21)
    Et Cetera is woven together with five works that are essentially five bodies of writings as digital poetry -- a poetic practice that is made possible by digital media and technology in which aesthetic possibilities are ...
  • From Protests to Pomegranates 

    Baba, Nedda (2018-08-27)
    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 ...
  • An Animal Among Animals 

    Maston, Sara Kay (2018-08-27)
    The discourse of Animal Studies has been gaining momentum as a scholarly discipline, advanced in remarkably diverse ways by theorists such as Jakob Von Uexkll, Gilles Deleuze, Donna Haraway, Michel Serres, and Giorgio ...
  • of fiction and faction: Cultivating a Revolution in Suburbia 

    Schofield, Tiffany Siobhan (2018-08-27)
    This paper extends upon the research that informed the development of the exhibition of fiction and faction, presented at the Doris McCarthy Gallery at the University of Toronto Scarborough from April 2026, 2018. Considering ...
  • It Will Come Like a Wave 

    Sunatori, Veronique Michele (2018-08-27)
    In an effort to understand the meaning of things, my art practice is concerned with the potential for spaces to apprehend individuality through the experience of introspection by way of entering and discovering a foreign ...
  • What do Stones Smell Like? 

    Lum, Chloe (2018-08-27)
    What do Stones Smell Like is a text-based artwork developed through a multidisciplinary studio practice and auto-ethnographic research. It is a romance of reclaiming the ill body from the jaws of stillness by merging with ...
  • When Suddenly the Limb Did Quiver 

    Filman, Sonya Leigh (2018-08-27)
    This support paper serves to outline the motivations, methods, and outcomes of the conjuring practice that is my graduate research. I am concerned with the notion of an encounter, a passing or touching between beings and ...
  • Poetics of Materiality: It is and it is Not 

    Hosseinkhan, Zahra (2018-08-27)
    This research project is my investigation of materiality, the physical/non-physical aspect of things, in art and its relation to the ontology of things, with a particular focus on material potentials, the interrelation ...
  • Someone Who is Not Like Anyone 

    Zadeh, Ebrahim Bagheri (2018-03-01)
    This paper is in the support of the Thesis Exhibition, Someone Who Is Not Like Anyone, which includes artworks in ballpoint pen and watercolors. In the exhibition, I explore the different moods of masculinity that I ...
  • Felt/felt 

    Bleiwas, Ellen Rose Laura (2018-03-01)
    This paper parallels the series of artworks in my thesis exhibition entitled "felt/felt", wherein large-scale industrial felt sculptures explore a relationship between sensorial bodily experience and psychological state. ...
  • In the Presence of Images 

    Janik, Kriss Peter (2018-03-01)
    I capture an image. I forget the image. I attempt to remember. Nothing. The images sole purpose was to help me remember, yet it cant. Has it failed, or have I? I begin to speculate how the forgotten image functions in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kin 

    Nault, Sheri Kyla (2017-07-27)
    The current ecological state of the world is a source of great anxiety what seems to be missing is a sense of kinship, of how fundamentally interconnected human lives and the life of the planet are. I work across mediums ...

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