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dc.contributor.authorWitt, Kayla
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-21 19:38:50 (GMT)
dc.date.available2020-05-21 19:38:50 (GMT)
dc.date.issued2020-05-21
dc.date.submitted2020-05-07
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10012/15901
dc.description.abstractCondemned to a Perpetual Jacuzzi… With Millions of Your Best friends is a multi-media exhibition that investigates the personal, the socio-political and the cultural notions of home. The mind’s vision of home is most often held as an idealized place – the location where meanings and attachments are personal and symbolically intense. Forms of utopian thinking are embedded as the very cornerstone of what the home represents, especially in contemporary media iterations of the home. My work grapples with the lived experience and materiality of the home by redrafting the imagery presented in Interior Design and Architectural publications. Through collage, painting, video and performance to camera I subvert the structured and predictable media’s language of desire by creating unusual viewing. At first glance, my work appears “homey”, as the magazine source material is evident, but as details register and accumulate, it becomes apparent that there is a tension between comfort and discomfort in the images. There is disruption and unpredictability in these inaccessible, aspirational spaces. You wouldn’t actually want to live there even though it feels like you might.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherUniversity of Waterlooen
dc.subjectarten
dc.subjectfine arten
dc.subjectvisual arten
dc.subjectdigital videoen
dc.subjectpaintingen
dc.subjectcollageen
dc.subjecthomeen
dc.subjectplaceen
dc.subjectmagazineen
dc.subjectperformance to cameraen
dc.subjectinterior designen
dc.subjectarchitectureen
dc.subject.lcshInstallations (Art)en
dc.subject.lcshArt, Canadianen
dc.subject.lcshPainting, Canadianen
dc.subject.lcshArchitecture in arten
dc.subject.lcshInterior decorationen
dc.subject.lcshCollageen
dc.subject.lcshCanadaen
dc.subject.lcsh21st centuryen
dc.subject.lcshExhibitionsen
dc.titleCondemned to a Perpetual Jacuzzi… With Millions of Your Best Friendsen
dc.typeMaster Thesisen
dc.pendingfalse
uws-etd.degree.departmentFine Artsen
uws-etd.degree.disciplineFine Arts (Studio Art)en
uws-etd.degree.grantorUniversity of Waterlooen
uws-etd.degreeMaster of Fine Artsen
uws.contributor.advisorKirton, Doug
uws.contributor.advisorCluett, Cora
uws.contributor.affiliation1Faculty of Artsen
uws.published.cityWaterlooen
uws.published.countryCanadaen
uws.published.provinceOntarioen
uws.typeOfResourceTexten
uws.peerReviewStatusUnrevieweden
uws.scholarLevelGraduateen


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