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Since the end of the American Folk Revival, in the late 1960s, folk festivals have undergone a dramatic change. Concurrently, folk music was transformed through capital from its origins as national folkloric music to a successful popular music genre. As professional folk music emerged during the...
This thesis challenges the Creative Class's attraction to urban "authenticity" through phenomenology and affect theory (especially through Deleuze) in order to problematize its gentrification of urban spaces. It contends that the Creative Class's gentrification of urban space in New York City has...
Recent decades have seen a pervasive ‘cinematization’ of the art gallery whose most acute symptom is a near-ubiquity of time-based media. This thesis is concerned with a body of recent media artwork that makes its relationship with cinematic forms and traditions explicit. Specifically, it...