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Kahn, Jonathon S.

Craft in Modernity

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2015-January-01
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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...

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Legacies of Haunting: Confronting my Grandfather, his Films, and my Ghosts

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2023-April-21
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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...

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