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- 2Heather Leier
- 2Kyle Terrence Appelt
- 2Morgan Wedderspoon
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- 2Sean Caulfield, Supervisor
- 1Adam Slusar
shimmy-shimmy-plop-plop is an exhibition longing for bodies free from disease and uncertainty. As I immerse the viewer in milky fireworks, sprouted hair, creases, and moles, I create a visual language of the infected and in-between aspects of the body. By embracing fragmented and exaggerated...
On Being Without is an examination of trauma related to abandonment. I explore representations of the body by investigating interior and exterior space, questioning what happens when distressing memories are triggered by image, place and time. Normalization of trauma continues to be a major risk...
My work is about the exploration of everyday-life, colour and the imagination. Making paintings is my way of understanding the dynamic and ever-changing sociological, cultural, and digital fabric of North American society. My practice involves creating a poetic network of images that utilize a...
lacuna discusses the aftermath of sexual violence and the systemic oppression of women’s experiences. Through art we can realize the shared experience of trauma and oppression, countering silence and isolation by engaging an ethics of care, belief, and empathy. As a rape survivor, I use my own...
fifty-nine events is a thesis exhibition that speculates the affordances of form in mediated performance art and issues of performance art documentation and (re)presentation. An art historical overview of performance art theories and praxes contextualizes and re-visits debates of performance art...
disPOSSESSION is a body of work that explores the accumulation of wealth of few and the displacement of many with a focus on the expansion of soy and beef production, ensuing environmental, social, and economic consequences, as well as connected indigenous land rights and peasant food sovereignty...
Window Dressing is an exhibition that makes a public display of systemic privilege with a particularly careful eye to the way privilege is constructed, maintained and perpetuated by systems. Privilege is made material in the space of the gallery through the use of 'display' as a controlling...
My work is informed by decades of gay activist art, which helped to start the gay movement and later embraced the AIDS crisis and brought it to the attention of the world. I have always been involved with the activist movement by being part of ACTUP in the 1990s and participating in “Die-Ins”. ...
Transforming the Homeless Counting Process: Mapping and Re-Designing Systems and Experiences Through Service DesignDownload
Homelessness is a significant issue that has raised a variety of social and economic challenges in Canada and many other countries. This Master of Design research focused on redesigning the homeless counting process in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It focuses on count volunteers' perspectives and...