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Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

Art

Degree Type

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

Year Degree Awarded

2011

Month Degree Awarded

May

Keywords

Jieun Shin, IKEA, Korean

Abstract

My watercolor paintings on paper is a surrogate portrait of a migrant, both estranged by and familiar with the hybrid cultural predicament symbolized by IKEA and my own distant “ethnic” culture. My intention is to explore my individual identity as a female Korean artist in relation to the complex (visual) histories of different worlds.

First Advisor

Michael Coblyn

Second Advisor

Jeanette Cole

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