Date of Award

Fall 12-21-2015

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Lynda Klich

Second Advisor

Harper Montgomery

Academic Program Adviser

Nabahat Avcioglu


This thesis identifies two main themes in Claudio Perna’s (1938–1997) work: his use of technology to explore self-representation and his interrogation of mapping as means of knowledge. This study also situates Perna’s conceptual work in relation to his field of human geography, in the specific Venezuelan context.



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