Date of Award

Fall 12-15-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Daniel Bozhkov

Second Advisor

Andrea Blum

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


This text is a written component to a master’s thesis in the fine arts. It is a research-intensive text that conventionally examines contemporary conditions of politics and modes of representation, and analyzes the most innovative artists and visual producers working in these areas. However, the text also includes exercise modules with “challenges” for the reader, similar to a textbook. In the modules, the examples provided are works of my own. I also include text, images, and documentation of my own work from my MFA thesis exhibition.



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