"For the girls, scare the boys": social media as a means of access for women in skateboarding culture
"I called you sister": liner notes on women, songwriting, and self-representation
"Racism is Solved!" A Fake Conservative's Guide to Social Justice
Under the cloak of a character who is as ignorant as he is conservative, Stephen Colbert delivers snaps-worthy "truthiness"-insights that often shine a light to mainstream systemic forms of oppression by embodying their very nature. In my thesis, I acknowledge...
"Soundtrack your life with Spotify": music as a technology of the self in the age of affective algorithms
(this never happened): Queer monstrosity, survival, & the monstrous-feminine on stage & screen
In what ways are monstrosity, the abject, and queerness connected? What are the mechanisms by which we as a culture twist perceptions of difference into denouncements of monstrous otherness? How can we use creation as a tool for healing? How...
808s and deep bass: how technology helps hip-hop accomplish its political project
A "not-straight time": choreographing queer spatio-temporalities
A bug in the system: speculations on cybernetics, superorganisms, and simulated serendipity
What is a cybernetic organism in the age of digital imagining? Where can we find a historical nexus between the methods used to models systems and the increasing velocity of digital images? How do bodies fracture and congeal when integrated...
A Documentation of Thing-Thinking
Accept to continue: how Facebook has made users complicit in their own surveillance
Advertising in the beauty industry: digital media and conceptions of beauty
Album Art: Mass production, Taste, and the Rock Record Cover
Alright: hope, flight, realism, and business savvy in the music video for the most important song of the 2010s
An exploration of the diary as a medium: during the 17th and 18th centuries
Looking through the 17th and 18th centuries and specifically the diaries of Samuel Pepys and William Byrd, I aim to explore the medium specificity in the diary as well as its particular moment in manuscript culture. Being written by hand...
Archiving the Vanishing City
Are you still watching?: an exploration of Netflix, binge watching, adaptation, and narrative structure
Art Is What We Say It Is: "Easy Art" and the Pragmatics of Interpretation
Since 2009, Brad Troemel and Lauren Christiansen have run the Jogging, a blog on the popular social media site Tumblr in which they and others post a variety of sloppily rendered and generally silly images to be viewed and shared...