Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2013 Emma Gavin
For my Senior project as a Fine Arts Major at Scripps College, I spent the fall semester exploring the history and possibility of the digital and analog artist book form. After going through a number of foundational changes, my project concept was eventually grounded in the form of a web-based hypertext artist book. Based on my pre-existing interest in storytelling and my previous study of mental immersion in possible worlds, I started the process by compiling an artistic representation of what it means to be a young girl discovering the possibilities for creation and empowerment available to her through storytelling. Wonder/Wander is the culmination of my experimentation with digital art, hypertext, and visual storytelling. It is my contribution to the artist book form as I have considered it and its evolution into the digital age.
Gavin, Emma, "Wonder/Wander: An Exploration of Storytelling, Illustrated Children's Literature, and Narrative Simulation Through Hypertext and the Artist Book Form" (2014). Scripps Senior Theses. 340.
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