Date of Award

Spring 5-15-2019

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Film and Media Studies

First Advisor

Andrew Demirjian

Second Advisor

Michael Gitlin

Third Advisor

Andrew Lund

Academic Program Adviser

Andrew Lund


Needle and Thread is an expanded cinema performance that involves the projection of 16mm film, archival footage, video, 35mm slide projection, soundscape and liquid light projection. It explores the fibers of connection, the thread that ties together my matriarchy, utilizing the language of cinema to piece together the memories.



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