Date of Award

Fall 1-5-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Alexandro Segade

Second Advisor

Andrea Blum

Academic Program Adviser

Susan Crile


If the loop is the trademark of our times and truthiness the reversal of the uncanny, what is the correlation between logic and information? This writing investigates the role of repetition and motifs in the production of meaning, how kitsch and neutrality function as modes of signifiers and how authenticity relates to the banal.



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