Pass Away

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

A.K. Burns

Second Advisor

Andrea Blum

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


This project is about a familial history and takes the form of a sculptural installation. How do you pack to go to a place you know nothing about? Bags enable mobility by providing a sense of home in unfamiliar terrain. What is carried on a trip to the grocery store? To California? To the other side of the world? To the moon? Into the afterlife? What choices are made out of necessity versus what is carried out of desire or fear?

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