Craft in Modernity
Since the industrial revolution, the craftsman has occupied an increasingly precarious position in society. The once obvious and natural role of craft is threatened. Craft production sits in uneasy tension with forces of modernity, practicality, industry, economy, and reproduction. These...
Cultivating Freedom: Reimagining Individualism and Community through the Landmark Forum
Embodying American rituals: a corporeal understanding of cultural production
Iconicity in the age of social media: Augmenting theories of iconicity through the study of a contemporary iconic photograph
Legacies of Haunting: Confronting my Grandfather, his Films, and my Ghosts
This thesis explores the paradoxical nature of Rafael Azcona’s legacy; Azcona is deeply ingrained in Spanish collective memory through his culturally significant films yet, contradictorily, my memories of him as my grandfather are very limited. Guided by an understanding of...