Date of Award

Spring 5-14-2011

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Department

Art

First Advisor

Rachel Lachowicz

Second Advisor

Anne Bray

Third Advisor

Michael Brewster

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License

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© 2011 Amy Ling Huynh

Abstract

My work is about the inevitability of change and the concomitant longing for stability. It explores various manifestations of loss – death, physical distance, erasure – and the desire to hold tight to something that is already passing. The videos in this body of work convey intensely personal narratives about cultural assimilation, sexual orientation, and departure, in hopes that my own vulnerability can reveal something that is not identity-specific but human. Please see Download button in top right corner for the full statement.

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