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Document Type

Open Access

Degree Program

Art

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Year Degree Awarded

January 2007

Month Degree Awarded

May

Keywords

video, truth, truthtelling, lying, confessional art

Abstract

This thesis explores the experience of telling and constructing truths and lies, and receiving and interpreting truths and lies within the context of contemporary culture. This thesis both augments and is founded in the production of the digital video In the Absence Of, itself an exploration of truth, self and identity.

First Advisor

Susan E. Jahoda

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