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dc.contributor.advisor Cox, Patsy en_US
dc.contributor.author Brugger, Matt
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-24T23:06:39Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-24T23:06:39Z
dc.date.copyright 2020 en_US
dc.date.issued 2020-06-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/216826
dc.description.abstract In my work I seek to cultivate multisensory and participatory spaces that incite a visceral awareness of the exchanges between objects that insist on interaction and their audience. Historically designed and crafted to complement practical gestures, and as unfired objects in their malleable state, clay provokes bodily awareness. The experience of the ceramic machines I craft draw on a tactile sensibility defined by crusty, weathered surfaces, and their noisy function borders on the absurd. Informed by ancient handheld artifacts and monolithic stone monuments as records of mythos and utility, I imbue ceramic forms with my own mythologies, merging familiar functionalities of contemporary life with kinetic objects of dubious futility and provenance. These obscure and interactive objects arouse self-awareness through their animation, connecting lives past and present.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Matt Brugger en_US
dc.format.extent V, 17 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en_US
dc.rights.uri http://scholarworks.csun.edu/xmlui/handle/10211.2/286 en_US
dc.subject What’s this do?
dc.subject ceramic machines
dc.subject ridiculous propositions
dc.subject diabetic depression
dc.subject relational objects
dc.subject touching ceramics
dc.subject coronavirus disruption
dc.subject keep things in perspective
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Art. en_US
dc.title What's this do?
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.date.updated 2020-06-24T23:06:39Z
dc.contributor.department California State University, Northridge. Department of Art en_US
dc.description.degree M.A. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Krane, Lesley en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Tedeschi, Christian en_US
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