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PERSPECTIVALS

Thesis type
(Project) M.F.A.
Date created
2021-08-25
Authors/Contributors
Author: Patel, Mansi
Abstract
Perspectivals is an interior wall installation and an immersive environment comprised of eight freestanding wooden-framed translucent fabric panels immersed in geometric light projections. The choreographed light patterns, integrated with surround soundscape, allow geometric forms to completely recede from perspective as the visitor walks around the work. When the visitor's perspective shifts or is distorted, a new perception becomes possible. The layers of perception involved in such a space explore the ways that we experience and understand space, and how that understanding shapes our sense of what was once two-dimensional and architectural. This artwork is designed not to be looked at, but looked through. This calls upon viewers' intuitive perception of the space to experience, beyond simple comprehension, the phenomenal and poetic nature of the work. Perspectivals takes us on a journey from one perceptual state of mind to another, where art lies in perception, and where we open ourselves to the present moment.
Document
Identifier
etd21622
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Supervisor or Senior Supervisor
Thesis advisor: Gardiner, Kyla
Language
English
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