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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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Buffalo Death Mask 

      Hoolboom, Mike (2014-07-09)
      The thesis essay has arrived in six parts. It opens with a discussion of my method, and closes with a detailed look at Buffalo Death Mask, the short digital movie I made in 2013 about AIDS. In between are a pair of what ...
    • Chasing the Image 

      Allen Laurin, Timothy Allen (2017-07-27)
      My exhibition and paper addresses the physicality of the image, specifically that of the printed image and its material substrate, whether that image is photographically produced, or one created from printmaking processes. ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Enlichenment 

      Snyder, Danielle Natasha Anna (2016-09-20)
      The following paper is written support for the Enlichenment exhibition on display at Special Projects Gallery at York University from April 18th to April 22, 2016. Stemming from a mourning of sensorial experiences, my ...
    • 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 ...
    • Everything that Matters 

      Tellier, Jennifer Marie (2016-09-20)
      You look at the work and ask What is it about? I whisper Its a secret. You look confused. I add Falling, time, history, place, identity, material, shadow, representation, and not knowing. You are pleased yet perplexed. ...

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