Date of Award

Winter 1-5-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

Juan Sanchez

Second Advisor

Susan Crile

Academic Program Adviser

Susan Crile


Nurya Chana (b.1988, Bronx, NY) paints, sculpts, and performs to grapple with discontinuities between self and other, the inner and outer self, physicality and feeling. Her practice aims to expose the non-mental voices of the body, reconciling life sciences with the complexity, enormity, and potency of livingness.



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