Now showing items 1-20 of 81

    • 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 low hum, a strong gale 

      Bullock, Hannah Alison (2021-11-15)
      For the past eleven years, I have lived with undiagnosed chronic pain. This paper functions in support of my thesis exhibition: delving into my embodied experience of invisible illness and internalized ableism as it relates ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Troubling, Soft Underfoot 

      Chang, Shea Lynn (2021-03-08)
      A Troubling, Soft Underfoot delves into the spatiality of complex otherness, and investigates pluralistic, non-delineated and deviant embodiments of place, race, gender, and sexuality through cross-bred processes of drawing, ...
    • A Wish Stays With You 

      Doucet, Hannah Glinski (2021-11-15)
      My thesis research represents a pulling back of the curtain on the long-standing relationship between the charitable organizations devoted to wishes and the corporate media giant Disney that spins tales of realized dreams. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Assembly Required: Rewilding Space and Education Through Continuous Adaptive Practices 

      Young, Jessie Ann (2021-03-08)
      Assembly Required is an interactive artwork that urges people to look a little closer at the spaces we live in and who we share them with. This paper outlines the research and development that brought this artwork to life. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Books and the Disappearing Body 

      McCray, Kelly Todd (2021-11-15)
      Through a questioning queer lens, the Books and the Disappearing Body project will explore the impact of the authoritative archive and surveillance on the queer body through performance and elements of VR technology. The ...
    • 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, ...
    • Devolved Sculpture 

      Scott, Jonathan (2021-11-15)
      This research is focused on the fictive processing of information as an essential method in contemporary arts production. Framed within a discourse on the production of subjectivity, it uses diagrammatics as a model to ...