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Amassing Subsistence: Creating An Environment Through Objects And Time, Matilda J. Alexander Jan 2016

Amassing Subsistence: Creating An Environment Through Objects And Time, Matilda J. Alexander

Senior Independent Study Theses

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Art Making As An Ecofeminist Exercise In Understanding Species Extinction And Animal Farming, Adrian Rowan Jan 2016

Art Making As An Ecofeminist Exercise In Understanding Species Extinction And Animal Farming, Adrian Rowan

Senior Independent Study Theses

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History In The Hand Through Functional Ceramics, Katherine E. Stephens Jan 2015

History In The Hand Through Functional Ceramics, Katherine E. Stephens

Senior Independent Study Theses

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Come To The Table, A. Greer Morgan Jan 2012

Come To The Table, A. Greer Morgan

Senior Independent Study Theses

Why can our favorite practical objects not also be individually created, and for that matter, even designed as works of art? I believe there is value in creating items for daily life, paying them as much attention as any artwork. This begs several questions: Where is the intersection between art and life? When does life become art, and when is art life? I have addressed these questions with my Senior I.S. project, using interdependent sculptures made from ceramics and bread to urge contemplation about the mediums themselves, as well as by offering hospitality and encouraging community through the physical ...


Terrain, Rebecca Newhouse Jan 2012

Terrain, Rebecca Newhouse

Senior Independent Study Theses

This thesis explores the complexity of human involvement with the gigantism of nature. I studied this experience by creating my own natural panoramas, to intensify the human interaction by enabling the viewer to see a vast space in a small, concentrated form. Reversing the scale from massive to miniscule is the center of my thesis; what is it about the all-encompassing scenery of towering mountains, or long green fields that makes them so visually and conceptually powerful? Using plaster and plywood, I explored this reaction by recreating familiar geological features, such as cave dwellings, cliffs, mountains and fields. Soon the ...