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Date of Award
Thesis and Dissertation-ISU Access Only
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
School of Art
I am interested in celebrating the senses in an otherwise technological era. However accessible, ubiquitous, or pervasive the digital realm and its incarnations may become, I firmly believe that there is still endless potential for discovery, play, and invention in experiencing the material world. In my work I cultivate communal, material, sensory, and experiential intimacy. I want to make things to share with people, rather than through a screen and the internet. I want to hand things to people and ask them what they think, or see what they make of them.
Hagen, Christopher Kevin, "We've Been Here: Possibilities for Prolonging Experiential Intimacy in Art" (2015). Theses and Dissertations. 504.
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