Date of Award

Spring 5-8-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)



First Advisor

A.K. Burns

Second Advisor

Carrie Moyer

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer


T.R.A.S.H. allies the moral confusion underlying (student) debt and the unregulated art market in order to establish a rigorous framework for “RED HOT SHAME”—an open edition contractual performance. In treating an art collector as a collections agency, the Debt Object becomes an Art Object.



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