Surface materials and aspects of care: A study in modes of being in a visual art practice
Jewell, Sharon L. (2015) Surface materials and aspects of care: A study in modes of being in a visual art practice. PhD by Creative Works, Queensland University of Technology.
Through creative practice and written research, this thesis explores the peculiar qualities of surface materials, revealing a broader ethos of practice which I identify as care. I propose that care arises as a mode of being between artist and work, work and beholder, and between the parts of the work. The thesis situates the art practice within an ethical framework, premised on, but extending, Heidegger's ontological equation of care with being. The original contribution is in the claim that the particular qualities of worldly matter generate the terms for care as a particular mode of engagement that is reciprocal and intransitive.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD by Creative Works)|
|Supervisor:||Mafe, Daniel & Stock, Cheryl|
|Additional Information:||Recipient of 2015 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award|
|Keywords:||Creative practice led research, Drawing, Surfaces, Care, Ontology, ODTA|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Past > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||20 Nov 2015 06:39|
|Last Modified:||23 Feb 2017 15:42|
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