Victorian College of the Arts - Theses
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Performing algorithms: Automation and accident
"Performing Algorithms: Automation and Accident" investigates how artists might stage encounters with the algorithms driving our post-industrial, big-data-based, automatic society. Several important theories of this ...
Embodying Entanglement is a practice-based research project investigating how material engagements with the body can examine personal histories of sexual assault and racism. It presents embodied trauma as processual, wherein ...
The movement of the aside
Using the aside itself as a syncretic research methodology to identify the field of study, this project considers the transposition of the rhetorical figure of the aside as a poetic strategy in art. Tracking the aside ...
Habitation procedures: adjusted dwelling space and sculpture practice in situ
This research project enquires into relations between sculpture practice, adjustments of space by inhabitants of dwellings and the siting of artworks as installation and intervention. It examines how acts of dwelling ...
Sonic recipes from a public kitchen: participatory Feminist performance art
This research proposes to explore and transform the kitchen as a sonic performative work and public site for art and social practice. A Public Kitchen is formed by recreating the private and domestic space of a kitchen ...
Puppetry as a healing art: a view through the lens of practice
This artistic practice-as-research has two presentational components: a fifteen minute video titled “Puppetry as a healing art: a view through the lens of practice” (the video https://vimeo.com/274432050) and a dissertation ...
A survey of film music by William Hamilton Webber written for the feature films of Ken G. Hall 1932 - 1939
This paper addresses the music compiled by William Hamilton Webber for use in the early sound films of Australian filmmaker Ken G. Hall. Webber’s music, though primarily, but not exclusively, compiled from film library ...
Photography's material medium
Photography’s Material Medium explores the way technological developments in image production can extend the potential for photography to open up as a material and a medium. In the studio-based component of this project, ...
Master of Music (Composition)
This completed folio comprises five works, including two orchestral, two small ensemble and one solo for voice and electronics. The compositions concern colour, timbre, gesture, and alternative notation such as time-space, ...
Wynton Kelly: his life and music
This thesis explores the music of jazz pianist Wynton Kelly. Wynton Kelly was a mainstream hard bop stylist who made a significant mark on the jazz world through the 1950s and 60s. Although most famed for his five-year ...