Pieces of a city : the art of making speculative cities, bodies, & texts
Collie, Natalie Estelle (2011) Pieces of a city : the art of making speculative cities, bodies, & texts. PhD by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.
This practice-led doctorate involved the development of a collection – a bricolage – of interwoven fragments of literary texts and visual imagery explor-ing questions of speculative fiction, urban space and embodiment. As a sup-plement to the creative work, I also developed an exegesis, using a combina-tion of theoretical and contextual analysis combined with critical reflections on my creative process and outputs. An emphasis on issues of creative practice and a sustained investigation into an aesthetics of fragmentation and assem-blage is organised around the concept and methodology of bricolage, the eve-ryday art of ‘making do’. The exegesis also addresses my interest in the city and urban forms of subjectivity and embodiment through the use of a range of theorists, including Michel de Certeau and Elizabeth Grosz.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Creative Works)|
|Supervisor:||Thomas, Glen & Hearn, Gregory|
|Keywords:||bricolage, speculative fiction, writing, urban, space, embodiment, subjectivity, Elizabeth Grosz, Michel de Certeau, assemblage, collage|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||02 May 2013 03:00|
|Last Modified:||02 May 2013 03:00|
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