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Date of Graduation


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


School of Art, Design and Art History


Robert Mertens

Corinne Diop

Gregory Stewart

Dymph de Wild


This thesis conceptually frames and accompanies the MFA body of work (Re)Canonizing the Tool: Constructions and Insincerity in the Digital Age done by Danielle Romagno. Using lenses of relationship between humans and tools, a desire to problematize our world, absurdity, and reimagined function, this document explores the work’s connection to the contemporary superficiality of online media like infomercials and YouTube DIY tutorials.

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