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Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2015

Author's School

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Author Department/Program

Graduate School of Art

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Visual Art

Degree Type

Restricted Access Thesis

Abstract

An abstract is antithetical to this work: there is no one sentence that states the purpose of this piece, this is not language substituting material. This is a collection of sentences which make a up a lie. This is a collection of stories which make up a truth. We tell stories and in telling them we tell ourselves. We are a collection of ideas, the human experience is a constant cyclically cannibalistic archival process. In a vast and ever- expanding regime of knowledge, we create and re-create the narrative of ourselves over again in every hour of every day. In the process of reading I ask that the reader take in to account their own histories, their own libraries, and their own multitudes of self.

Language

English (en)

Program Director

Patricia Olynyk

Program Director's Department

Graduate School of Art

Committee Member

Ila Sheren

Committee Member

Ila Sheren

Committee Member

Jessica Baran

Committee Member

Buzz Spector

Artist's Statement

Permanent URL: https://doi.org/10.7936/K7HQ3X47

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