Mark, M. (Marsha), 1946-
(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...
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 platform of her own: an examination of feminist attempts to reclaim pregnancy from medicalized gynecology
Borges Dreams of the Universal Archive
Camera Work: The Vital Force Behind A New Way of Seeing A Media Studies Program Senior Thesis
Photographer and journal editor Alfred Stieglitz has been credited with evolving an American style of looking at photography. After attempting to develop its recognition as an art form from within the gallery setting, Stieglitz seized an opportunity to instigate change...
Commercial Camaraderie: The Facebook Dialectic
Creating the Autistic Perspective Via the Comic Book Genre
My senior project, "Glitch," uses the comic's medium to provide insight into the subjective side of someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The diagnosis is typically classified as a neurological disorder where the individual may feel over/under-stimulated, perform strict routines...
Embodied Crafts: British Narrative Needle Work and the Extension of the Female Hand
Inform or A to Z
Designed to call attention to itself and the network of ideologies that create it, INFORM is a typeface that intentionally disrupts the process of reading in order to display the ways in which gender norms and typefaces structure one another...
Invisible Shrimp: An Exploration in Secret, Sound and Storytelling
Involvement of women and mothers in the U.S. Modern anti-vaccination movement: an analysis of second wave feminism and historical power imbalances
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A mostly-stock-footage video essay that explores the relationship between a person and their traces / the work imagines an "I" and a "you" as they think through the fictions of memory and interpersonal boundary, through the impulse to create and...