Defense Date


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts


Fine Arts - Photography and film

First Advisor

Paul Thulin

Second Advisor

Justin James Reed

Third Advisor

Michael Perrone


This thesis is an overview of the processes and procedures used in the production of my artistic practice. In my work, I explore notions such as the ambiguity of the photographic image, what constitutes an image or object as photographic, and the unexplored possibilities of the medium through surface and mark making. In addition, I draw inspiration from artists Wolfgang Tillmans, William Henry Fox Talbot, and Marco Breuer as entrance points to my conceptual interests. For viewers, my work generates an internal dialogue about the limits of the photographic medium.


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Date of Submission

May 2013

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Fine Arts Commons