Date of Award

Spring 6-2-2016

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Second Advisor

Nari Ward

Academic Program Adviser

Joel Carreiro


An Aesthetic Theory of Gamesmanship is an in-depth analysis of the personal, sociological, and historical elements contained within the art of Derek Fordjour with considerations given to artistic and literary influences that inform his intention and goals in the work. Also included are illustrations of specific art works and descriptions.



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