Date of Award

Fall 1-5-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Nari Ward

Second Advisor

Susan Crile

Academic Program Adviser

Susan Crile


In this text, I consider my identity as a Japanese immigrant in the United States during a global pandemic and its impact on my understanding of home as a liminal space. In particular, I discuss notions of home in relation to my work as an artist including two works that utilize the home-sharing platform Airbnb and three works that deal with the dichotomy of inside and outside.



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