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Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
School of Art, Design and Art History
Old furnace artist residency is an ongoing body of work that encompasses a long-term art project that relies upon social aesthetics. This project weaves together social sculpture, relational aesthetics, intervention, gesture, performance, community art, and participation art to create a praxis of social justice and art. The underlying principles of the project are rooted in feminist and queer theories of activism that focus on enacting social, political, and economic liberation. Thus, old furnace artist residency focuses on using art as a tool to weave people together.
Henry, Jon William, "Old Furnace Artist Residency: Art is a conjunction" (2016). Masters Theses. 105.