This thesis explores the convergence and divergence between the mind and multimedia environment as perceptions are formed. The digitally constructed representation of the space investigated in the thesis work illustrates an abstract impression of the modern environment, somewhere between the real and the imaginary, the actual and the representational. The installation of the thesis images, off the gallery walls and at varying levels throughout the space, encourages the viewers to question realities and perception. I discuss the creation of the thesis work through a variety of different processes and media, both digital and traditional, and how this mimics environmental reality. Chiasm explores how the multiplicity of space presented in the images and through installation questions how environment is perceived and reflected upon in the mind as a memory.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Installations (Art)--Themes, motives; Installations (Art)--Technique; Multimedia (Art)--Themes, motives; Multimedia (Art)--Technique; Art and technology; Perception
Department, Program, or Center
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences (CIAS)
Heusner, Christine, "Chiasm" (2008). Thesis. Rochester Institute of Technology. Accessed from
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