Date of Award

Spring 5-4-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Art & Art History

First Advisor

Joachim Pissarro

Second Advisor

Serubiri Moses

Academic Program Adviser

Lynda Klich


Constant Nieuwenhuys and Bodys Isek Kingelez both create futuristic utopias in the form of architectural maquettes. This comparative study explores each artist’s reverence for technology, global connectivity, and new forms of economic production. It argues that these utopias represent desires endemic to late modernity and capitalism, including consumption, nomadism, automation.



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