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Are artists autonomous agents? Are they individuals? Engaging with these seemingly commonsensical questions is the objective of this doctoral dissertation. Moreover, my answer to both questions is: no. My objective herein, then, will be to develop the following argument: that because the...
De l’homogénéisation des associations lexicales créatives dickensiennes : le style dickensien mis à l’épreuve en traductionDownload
In Oliver Twist, many lexical associations are semantically heterogeneous. This phenomenon is visible at several linguistic levels, especially at the syntagmatic level, with metaphorical associations as well as with transferred collocations, and at the sentence level, with semantic zeugmas. These...
From Ignorance as Deficit to Ignorance as a Way of Knowing: To Journey Humbly, Curiously, Creatively and CompassionatelyDownload
Traditional public schooling tends to privilege knowledge and knowing, and work with it in ways that are compartmentalized, dual and hierarchical. Within this paradigm ignorance is most often defined as a deficit; a hole to be filled with more knowledge. Employing the work of contemporary...
Ideation, Creativity and Mindfulness: Investigating the Influence of Mindfulness Practice on Design EducationDownload
This thesis research project is an investigation of the influence of mindfulness practice within the context of design education. Mindfulness is a present-moment and non-judgmental awareness. The project explored the connections between mindfulness practice, ideation, and creativity through...
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...