Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Daniel Bozhkov

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Third Advisor

Lisa Corinne Davis

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer and Lisa Corinne Davis


Systems and their inherent design underlie everything in contemporary life. Design exists to facilitate interaction, to ease workflow, to keep us producing. As such, it exerts its own control.

Through disassembling recurring conventions in design, I look to break with preconceptions of logic. To deny functionality. In doing so, my intention is to dislocate the user from the usual patterns of applicable systems.

The resulting discomfort may feel strange, disembodied, but it should be embraced. Long have capitalism’s solutions created more problems. In the face of this complexity, and beyond it, there can be freedom.



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